Whiskey Jacks, Farmers Union Insurance and Great Plains Food Bank team up for July 22 jersey giveaway in Grand Forks
Event at Kraft Field begins at 5 p.m. July 22.
An insurance company and Grand Forks' summer collegiate league baseball team are working together for an event that will benefit the Great Plains Food Bank.
On Thursday, July 22, fans who attend the Wheat City Whiskey Jacks' home game at Kraft Field can receive limited-edition jerseys in exchange for food items or cash donations to Great Plains Food Bank. The event is being presented by Farmers Union Insurance and the Expedition League.
“The Expedition League is proud to partner with two great organizations, Farmers Union Insurance and the Great Plains Food Bank,” Expedition League President Steve Wagner said in a media release. “One of the key tenets of the Expedition League’s mission statement is to positively contribute to each of our communities and we’re excited to be a part of these jersey giveaways and food drives in North Dakota.”
Five hundred jerseys will be given away on gameday, starting at 5 p.m. July 22. Similar events are planned in Dickinson (July 6) and Minot (July 8).
According to the release sent to the media, donation tables will be set up outside each ballfield, so game attendance is not required. Each person must bring three food items (either canned or boxed) or make a $10 cash donation to receive a jersey. Limit one jersey per person.
The Great Plains Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in North Dakota and the state’s only food bank.