The Bellingham Bells, is doing its part to keep the public safe, and to assist those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic. Along with local transportation provider Lily Coaches and Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism, the Bells are excited to announce they will co-sponsor a “Fill the Bus” food drive benefitting the Bellingham Food Bank.
The Food Drive will take place in Bellingham on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Civic Field Parking Lot (Southwest corner near Joe Martin Field entrance). The Bellingham Bells bus will be on-site to collect donations, and all donors will receive (2) general admission ticket vouchers for the 2021 Bellingham Bells season.
The Bellingham Food Bank has requested donations of the following items:
- Canned beans
- Canned tuna/chicken/other meat
- Canned soups & stews
- Dry pasta (under 2 lb containers)
- Dry rice (under 2 lb containers)
- Peanut butter/nut butters (not in glass)
- Baby diapers, in any size package and in any size diaper
In lieu of food donations, cash donations for the Bellingham Food Bank will also be accepted.
“These are trying times for our community,” Bells general manager Stephanie Morrell said. “Food insecurity is a critical issue we’re facing in Whatcom County and it is important we do our part to help our neighbors.”
About the Bellingham Bells: The Bellingham Bells are a summer, wood bat, collegiate baseball team that plays in the West Coast League www.westcoastleague.com. The Bells play their home games at Joe Martin Field
in Bellingham and their field staff includes Adam Geaslen (Head Coach), Jim Clem (Assistant Coach/Pitching), Jake Whisler (Assistant Coach) and Boog Leach (Assistant Coach).