Orioles, Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program Team Up to Fight Hunger in Sarasota Area. The Orioles and the Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program are teaming up again this year to collect and distribute food to help people in need in Sarasota.
Beginning Monday, November 5, the Orioles will collect non-perishable food items at Ed Smith Stadium and will host the charity's Thanksgiving Sorting Day at the ballpark on Friday, November 16.
Beginning November 5: Non-perishable food items may be dropped off at Ed Smith Stadium, located at 2700 12th Street, on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The collection station is located inside Cafe 54 on Euclid Avenue. The stadium will be closed on Monday, November 12, in observance of Veterans Day.
Friday, November 16: Additionally, volunteers are invited to sort food collected that day from locations throughout the community. Sorting will take place in the ballpark's East Lot between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Volunteers do not need to sign up in advance.