The Miners will be distributing gently used baseball and softball gear to those in need on February 29th, 9:00 AM at Rent One Park Home of the Miners.
Anyone in need of equipment for their child to play baseball and softball this spring can come to Rent One Park on the 29th of February to receive equipment.
Here are a few helpful things to know about Feb. 29th.
Are the items available for anyone to receive? The Miners will not turn down anyone for an item (based on availability) but the intention is to help those who are in financial need.
Can I still donate items? Yes, you can still drop off items at the Rent One Park Box Office, at any local Rent One store or at River Radio in Carterville.
When is the distribution date? The distribution date is February 29th at 9:00AM at Rent One Park, 1000 Miners Drive, Marion, IL 62959.
Do I need to have a ticket or reservation for the distribution date? No tickets or reservations will be issued for the event. Items will be on a first come first serve bases.
Am I guaranteed to get an item(s)? No, we can't guarantee everyone will get the item they need. Many items are based on size so there is no guarantee of availability.
How many items can I get? We want all of those in need to receive the items they need to properly and safely play the game and provide this experience to as many as possible.
I am not sure what size bat or glove my child needs? The Miners will have staff who will be able to assist with fitting your child with the proper equipment.
Can I pick up an item before February 29th? No items will not be available for distribution before Feb. 29th.
Where do I go at the stadium on Feb. 29th? Rent One Park will be hosting college baseball games on the field that day too. We ask that those coming for the distribution: Park on the West side of the stadium (near the Fairfield Inn) and come to the suite and media entrance gate. There will be signs directing you to the pickup area. Weather conditions at the time will determine where the distribution point is.
If I can not make the distribution pick up on February 29th what do I do? After the event the Miners will post information about future ways to get items.