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Red Bulls and the American Red Cross will team up to for Tornado and Flood Relief Night at Red Bull Arena

The New York Red Bulls and the American Red Cross will team up to for Tornado and Flood Relief Night at Red Bull Arena on Wednesday, May 25 during the Red Bulls’ match with the Colorado Rapids which kicks off at 8:00 PM ET. All proceeds will help aid those who were affected by the devastating tornados and floods which ravaged the Southern United States in late March and April.

"The American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey is very appreciative of the support by the Red Bulls and their fans" stated Ray Shepherd CEO of the Northern New Jersey Chapter," These donations will go to assist with feedings, shelter and emotional support for all the folks affected by the tornados and flooding, we can not thank you all enough."

Volunteers from the American Red Cross will be stationed at the top of the gates A,B,C & D during pregame and halftime to collect donations for the tornado and flood victims. In addition, the following supplies will be collected outside the gates to put together relief kits:

-Razors
-2 oz. Shave Gel
-Toothbrush with Cap
-.85 oz. Fluoride Toothpaste
-3.5 oz. Soap Bars
-8 oz. Shampoo
-2 oz. Bottles of Lotion
-1.5 oz. Deodorant
-Packs of Pocket Tissues
-Washcloths
-8 inch Combs
-2 oz. Shampoo (Youth)
-Youth Toothbrush
-5 inch Comb (Youth)
-Small Pack of Crayons, Activity/Coloring Book

About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.