Auburn Baseball Donates To "Pinch Hit for Haiti"
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Jan. 20, 2010

AUBURN, Ala. - On Wednesday, the Auburn baseball team joined the growing list of college baseball teams that have helped raise money for the relief efforts in Haiti. Spurred on by the "Pinch Hit for Haiti" initiative started at Elon University, the Auburn baseball players pooled their money to donate to the cause.

In less than a week's time, the "Pinch Hit for Haiti" effort spearheaded by Elon senior catcher Mike Melillo has seen over $6,000 donated to the Red Cross towards relief efforts in the island nation.

As of Tuesday afternoon, schools from 17 different states had donated towards the cause.

Steps to joining Pinch Hit for Haiti:
As a team:
1. An individual from your school collects $1.00 from each member of the team.
2. That individual visits www.redcross.org and donates the amount collected via credit or debit card.
3. Once the process has been completed, Red Cross will provide you with a page that has your tracking number, name, and the amount donated.
4. Copy the information and paste it into an email document.
5. Email the information along with your team/school name to pinchhitforhaiti@gmail.com
6. Pay it forward and tell as many student-athletes as you can about our objective.

As an individual:
1.Visit www.redcross.org and donate the amount collected via credit or debit card.
2. Once the process has been completed, Red Cross will provide you with a page that has your tracking number, name, and the amount donated.
3. Copy the information and paste it into an email document.
4. Email the information along with the school you cheer for or the school you wish to represent to pinchhitforhaiti@gmail.com
5. Pay it forward and tell as many people as you can about our objective.

CLICK HERE FOR THE 'PINCH HIT FOR BASEBALL' WEBSITE