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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Proceeds from Connecticut Sun opener to be donated to tornado victims

The Connecticut Sun announced that proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to victims of the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma.

Money from tickets being sold beginning today will be donated to the American Red Cross.

“We are all saddened by the loss of life and destruction in Oklahoma,” Sun vice president and general manager Chris Sienko said in a statement. “Through our small efforts we can hopefully bring some relief to those in desperate need of assistance.”

Tickets to the game, which will be held at Mohegan Sun Arena at 7 p.m. on May 25, can be purchased by visiting,, or by calling 1-877-WNBA-TIX.

The American Red Cross provides shelter, food, health and mental health services to help communities and families get back on their feet when disasters strike. For more information, visit or call 1-800-Help-Now. Fans can also text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate directly.


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