It’s not lacrosse season, but the Cambridge Bears Youth Lacrosse club has been active.
On Saturday, Sept. 9 at Bell Memorial Park, the team will be accepting donations and collecting items to send to victims. Donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
“We heard that our friends with Cambridge lacrosse were organizing donations to help Houston area residents at the same time we were considering ways we might help a fellow city,” Jim Cregge, Milton’s Parks and Recreation director, said in a statement. “There's strength in numbers so we thought, ‘Why not get the entire city involved?’.”
Requested items for this relief effort are:
• Non-perishable foods
• Pet food
• Cash donations. 100 percent of donations collected will go to the American Red Cross.
The team will be set up near the maintenance building gate on the other side of the entrance of the park’s roundabout. Volunteers will be on hand to meet each car at the gate and assist with unloading. The city requests that no cars enter the gate to the maintenance area.
Other local sports organizations, such as Halftime Sports, North Georgia Recreation, Eagle Stix Lacrosse, Hopewell Youth Baseball and the Milton Steelers, will assist with driving donations.
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