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Fireflies and BUSH's Beans Are Teaming up against Hunger

July 27, 2018 - South Atlantic League (SAL) - Columbia Fireflies News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. & KNOXVILLE, TENN. - The Columbia Fireflies today announced they are partnering with BUSH'S© Beans and Harvest Hope Food Bank to "Team Up Against Hunger." In its second year, this program encourages fans to bring non-perishable food donations to Spirit Communications Park for the game on Tuesday, July 31 at 7:05pm vs. the West Virginia Power (Pittsburgh Pirates). In turn, fans who donate two cans will receive buy one, get one free Palmetto Citizens FCU All-Star seats for that game in recognition of helping to feed the local community through Harvest Hope Food Bank. Ninety Minor League Baseball™(MiLB) clubs across the country will "Team Up Against Hunger" throughout the month of July. The month is significant as it marks the middle of summer break and a crucial time when millions of children are not receiving free or reduced-price meals at their schools as they do when school is in session.

"We are honored to partner with BUSH'S Beans and Harvest Hope Food Bank to bring the issue of hunger to light using our MiLB platform," said John Katz, Fireflies team president. "This is one great way to bring the community together to show that we are united in the fight against hunger in our hometown."

"As a family-owned food company, it is important to everyone at BUSH'S to help hungry families," said Mike Morris, consumer experience manager at Bush Brothers & Co. "Working with Minor League Baseball and communities nationwide helps bring attention and action to a very important topic - beating hunger."

Individual game tickets for the 2018 season can be purchased at the Fireflies box office, over the phone at 803-726-HITS, or online at FirefliesTickets.com.


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