BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Orioles will partner with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Helping Hands, a volunteer meal-packaging program, to host the 10,000 Meal Challenge – a fundraising effort aimed at sending 10,000 meals to the women and children of Burkina Faso, West Africa.
The Orioles and CRS Helping Hands will host a meal-packaging event at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, August 20, from 10:15 a.m. to noon in which teams who reach certain fundraising levels will be invited to participate along with former Orioles players and Orioles staff.READ MORE: 29-Year-Old Man Shot & Killed Overnight
For every 50 cents raised, CRS Helping Hands can provide one meal to our under-fed global neighbors and fund projects that help families support themselves.READ MORE: M&T Bank Stadium To Open As COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site Today
Fundraising teams that raise $500 (to fund at least 1,000 meals) will receive five tickets to the August 20 meal-packaging event, as well as 10 tickets to the Orioles game against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 31, at 7:05 p.m.MORE NEWS: 'Game-Changing' Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Meets Requirements For Emergency Use Authorization, FDA Says
To register a team or make a donation to the 10,000 Meal Challenge or to learn more about the Orioles’ partnership with CRS Helping Hands, visit http://www.orioles.com/CRS.