Connecticut Sun To Donate Proceeds From Home Opener To Tornado Relief Efforts

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (May 21, 2013) – In an effort to help those devastated by the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, the Connecticut Sun will donate all proceeds from all tickets sold beginning on May 21st to its home opener on May 25th against the New York Liberty 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. “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 25th, can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster.com, WNBA.com/tickets, or by calling 1-877-WNBA-TIX.

“The thoughts and prayers of the Mohegan people are with all those affected by this horrific disaster,” said Mohegan Tribal Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum.

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 redcross.org or call 1-800-Help-Now. Fans can also text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate directly.