Marion, Ill. (June 16, 2014) – The Southern Illinois Miners announce that they will host a collection drive for Children’s Home And Aid beginning on Friday, June 20th, when Southern Illinois hosts Evansville at Rent One Park at 7:05 p.m.
Children’s Home + Aid is a not-for-profit organization that provides in home counseling and respite services for adoptive families throughout Southern Illinois. Their office is located at 109 Lou Ann Drive in Herrin. Call 618-988-1330 for more information or visit their website at www.childrenshomeandaid.org.
Children’s Home + Aid will be collecting non-perishable household items, such as toilet paper, dish, laundry, and body soaps, at all of the Miners home games June 20th through July 11th for adoptive families in need. For a complete list of items, see the list below.
In addition, on Friday, June 20th when the Miners take on the Evansville Otters, fans can stop by the Children’s Home + Aid table at section 109 for free giveaways and to register for a chance to win five Holiday World tickets, four Cardinals vs Cubs tickets, and a Miners gift basket which includes 10 tickets and t-shirts for children and adults. Winners will be drawn following the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings.
The Southern Illinois Miners are the 2012 Frontier League Champions and have been awarded the Frontier League Organization of the Year award three times since their inception. They also set a new Frontier League attendance record in 2007, their inaugural season. For ticket information, please contact the Rent One Park box office at 618-998-8499. For any additional information, visit our website at www.southernillinoisminers.com.
LIST OF COLLECTION ITEMS: dish soap, laundry detergent, bar soap, body wash, hand sanitizer, shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste, paper towels, tissues, napkins, toliet paper, disinfecting wipes, lysol, cleaning supplies, baby wipes.