Salisbury, Md. –
The Delmarva Shorebirds, class "A" affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles,
are excited to announce the launch of a brand new campaign leading up to
the home opener on April 12
designed to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters. The Shorebirds
will donate one dollar per new Facebook ‘Like' from now through April 11 to Big Brothers Big Sisters.
goal of the initiative is to donate a maximum of $1,400 to Big Brothers
Big Sisters by growing the Shorebirds Facebook fan page to over 10,000
media is a great avenue to support a great organization like Big
Brothers Big Sisters," said Shorebirds general manager Chris Bitters.
"I want to encourage everyone to search for ‘Delmarva Shorebirds' on
Facebook and help us reach our goal of donating up to $1,400!"
‘like' the Shorebirds on Facebook, search for our Facebook fan page,
Delmarva Shorebirds, and click the ‘like' button at the top of the
page. The Delmarva Shorebirds Facebook page is a great way to stay
up-to-date on the latest information regarding the team, upcoming
promotions, scheduling information and more.
over 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has helped children realize
their potential and build their futures through the mentorship program.
Big Brothers Big Sisters carefully pairs children ("Littles") with
screened volunteer mentors ("Bigs") and monitors and supports them in
one-to-one mentoring matches throughout their course. For more
information about Big Brothers Big Sisters, visit www.bbbs.org.
are thrilled that the Delmarva Shorebirds recognize the importance of
Big Brothers Big Sisters in the community and have chosen us to benefit
from this campaign," said Jessica Mimms, Eastern Shore Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters. "For many years the Delmarva Shorebirds have
been one of our biggest supporters, donating tickets to matches to
attend baseball games and helping with special events. The Delmarva
Shorebirds have had a huge impact on the lives of children in our
Shorebirds Facebook page currently stands at 8,617 ‘likes'. For each
additional ‘like', the team will donate $1 to Big Brothers Big Sisters
with a maximum donation of $1,400 .
The Shorebirds home opener is scheduled for April 12 against the Greensboro Grasshoppers at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. For tickets and more information, contact the Shorebirds at 410-219-3112.