- Today’s real heroes are putting everyone’s health before their own, to battle the current unforgiving COVID-19 pandemic.
- From first responders and medical professionals to front-line city staff, these selfless humans, who work in the most challenging environments that might allow for overexposure to the Coronavirus, are doing their part for the overall good of mankind.
- In Columbia, South Carolina, t
he Columbia Fireflies, the South Atlantic League Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets, are joining forces with Peace of Mind. POM is a program that provides free hotel rooms to Columbia’s front-liners, and its working with the Fireflies to
- sell a limited edition ‘Wash Your Wings’ t-shirt to help raise funds to house these brave workers while they conduct their Herculean efforts.
“I love that Peace of Mind gives essential workers a sense of relief knowing that they won’t expose their families to the virus when they come home from work,” Fireflies Merchandise Manager Mallory Turnbull said in a press release. “Their mission keeps the families and loved ones of essential workers safe during this unprecedented time and we are extremely excited that we can help contribute to their mission.”
‘Wash Your Wings’ t-shirts are available for pre-order through April 30, and 100 percent of the profits will benefit “Peace of Mind.” The shirts are $22 per shirt. 2XL and 3XL shirts are available for $24, while 4XL are $25 each.
Discounts do not apply for the shirts. Local fans who do not wish to pay for shipping can select “Ballpark Pickup” as an option.
Fans can purchase the shirts online at https://bit.ly/2UVYUcp.
By Jerry Del Priore