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09/02/2012 1:19 PM EST

Yankees to donate $25,000 to Hurricane Isaac relief efforts


The New York Yankees announced today that they will donate a total of $25,000 to support the Gulf Coast region relief efforts associated with Hurricane Isaac. The amount will go to the American Red Cross, which is already working in the affected areas.

"On behalf of the entire New York Yankees organization, we are eager to extend our support to the people of the Gulf Coast region who were affected by Hurricane Isaac," said New York Yankees General Partner and Vice Chairperson, Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal.  "The American Red Cross is again answering the call in the face of this disaster, and we are proud to assist in their tireless efforts.”


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