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Sitting 84 miles away from Orlando, The Tampa Bay Rays announced in a release Tuesday that it would be dedicating its annual “Pride Night” to the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando – giving 100 percent of the proceeds from remaining tickets sold for Friday’s game against the San Francisco Giants to the Pulse Victims Fund.READ MORE: Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle More Prep Work For New Solar Panels
Beginning Tuesday, all open tickets will be available for $5 and parking will also be $5 in all team-controlled lots.
The organization also announced that it would be handing out “We Are Orlando” t-shirts at the game, host a blood drive Friday and Saturday, have extra donation centers around the ballpark and donate proceeds from the team’s daily 50/50 raffle to the Pulse Victims Fund.MORE NEWS: Taste Of The Town Dine Out Takeout: Famed Private Chef Opens First Restaurant Perl By Chef IP
Fans wishing to make financial donations to the Pulse Victims Fund may do so through its GoFundMe account (www.gofundme.com/PulseVictimsFund).