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Fundraising

Key contributors to the Rays Baseball Foundation include Rays owners, players, sponsors, fans and employees. Funds are raised through a variety of events and programs throughout the baseball season.

Rays Fan Fest and Charity Yard Sale

Fan Fest's Charity Yard Sale features unique Rays items from the past and present for just $5 each. In Clubhouse Corner, fans can find great deals on authentic, game-used memorabilia, such as jerseys, helmets, bats and autographed memorabilia. All proceeds from the Charity Yard Sale and Clubhouse Corner benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation.

Rays Online Charity Auctions

Since 2011, the Rays have collected valuable team memorabilia throughout the season to be auctioned off on raysbaseball.com. Items include authenticated new and game-used jerseys, baseballs, batting helmets, hats, gloves, bases, line-up cards and much more. See what's up for bid at raysbaseball.com/auctions.

Rays the Ante Casino Night & Auction

The largest annual fundraiser for the Rays Baseball Foundation, Rays the Ante Casino Night & Auction, brings Rays supporters, players, coaches, and front office executives together for an exciting night of gaming with great prizes and one-of-a-kind experiences. The event benefits the Rays Baseball Foundation, which supports a variety of programming in Tampa Bay, all with the goal of energizing the community through the magic of Rays baseball.

Scoreboard Messages

Select fan experiences, such as purchasing a scoreboard message to wish someone a happy birthday, benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation. 

Shirts Off Our Backs

The Rays Baseball Foundation hosts the annual Shirts Off Our Backs fundraiser each year, during the final Rays home games of the regular season. Fans can donate to the Rays Baseball Foundation in exchange for scratch-off cards, with the chance to win game-worn jerseys, tickets to Rays home games or other prizes.

Specialty License Plates
Since 1998, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Florida Sports Foundation have partnered together in support of Florida's youth and sports. Proceeds from the annual sale and renewal of the Tampa Bay Rays license plates benefit the Rays Baseball Foundation and the Florida Sports Foundation Major & Regional Grant Program. For more information visit http://www.myfloridaspecialtyplate.com/tampa-bay-rays.html
50/50 Charity Raffle

Through the Rays Baseball Foundation 50/50 Charity Raffle, one lucky fan will walk away with a cash prize. Fans in the State of Florida can purchase tickets online or purchase at Tropicana Field at Rays home games. Some exclusions apply. More Info.