Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Foundation donates $50,000 to the United Way Suncoast COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund to provide immediate and emergency relief to the most vulnerable families in our community.
TAMPA, FL – June 8th, 2020 – United Way Suncoast is pleased to announce that it will receive $50,000 in emergency funding to its COVID-19 Relieve and Recovery Fund from the Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Foundation to provide much needed relief to our agency partners on the front lines providing immediate relief to individuals and families dealing with this current global pandemic.
“United Way Suncoast, our donors, and volunteers are working hard to serve our community at a time of greatest need and the recovery that is so desperately needed. Our region’s business community and many generous individuals have contributed to our COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to ensure that we have the immediate resources to support the most vulnerable in our community and we are truly grateful for the generous support of the Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Foundation during this critical time,” says United Way CEO Jessica Muroff.
“United Way Suncoast is an invaluable asset in our community, said Rays President Brian Auld. “We are proud to support their important work with this grant to provide emergency food, shelter, financial and mental health needs to our friends and neighbors during the COVID-19 crisis.”
“This donation is immediately being put to work to support the move vulnerable individuals and their families in our community. We are committed to helping our neighbors during this COVID-19 crisis and the recovery that is so needed as families who have been severely impacted by this pandemic struggle to move forward and rebuild their lives. Thank you Tampa Bay Rays and the Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Foundation or your emergency support that will help us deliver on that.” says Jessica Muroff, CEO United Way Suncoast.
About United Way Suncoast
United Way Suncoast fights for the education and financial stability of every person in the community through educational programs that give children the skills to succeed, helping adults achieve long-term financial stability and activating caring individuals through volunteerism. We are proud to serve the people of DeSoto, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota counties by operating and funding services and programs to help create a stronger, more vibrant community.