Astros' George Springer Partnering with New Britain Bees for Harvey Relief Event - NBC Connecticut

Astros' George Springer Partnering with New Britain Bees for Harvey Relief Event

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The New Britain Bees are hosting a Pack the Truck event Friday to collect donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey with some help from current Houston Astros outfielder and New Britain native George Springer.

    Springer posted a message on the New Britain Bees Youtube channel requesting donations.

    The event begins at 1 p.m. Friday at New Britain Stadium, but donations will be accepted ahead of time as well. The event will be capped off when the Bees take on the Sugar Land Skeeters from Texas in a doubleheader starting at 5:35 p.m.

    The Bees, along with partners Siracusa Moving & Storage and Premier Limousine, are looking for the following items:

    ESSENTIALS

    Blankets
    Air mattresses
    Batteries
    Flash lights
    Dog/cat food

    FOOD

    Water
    Gatorade or Powerade (liquid and powder both accepted)
    Canned goods
    Peanut butter
    Granola bars
    Crackers
    Rice
    *No glass containers

    PERSONAL HYGIENE

    Tooth brushes
    Toothpaste
    Shampoo & conditioner
    Body soap
    Deodorant
    Feminine products
    Toilet paper
    Razors

    CLOTHING (All sizes)

    Sweatshirts
    Pants
    New packages of socks and underwear

    Donations will be accepted starting Tuesday at the following locations:

    New Britain Stadium
    230 John Karbonic Way
    New Britain, CT
    Drop Off Hours: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

    Siracusa Moving & Storage
    250 Commerce Circle
    New Britain, CT
    Drop off hours: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

    Premier Limousine
    76 Fuller Way
    Berlin, CT
    Drop off hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    For more information, visit the New Britain Bees website.

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