ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — The Tampa Bay Rays are joining the effort to help the victims of Hurricane Michael.

The team on Monday is collecting non-perishable foods, water, batteries and baby supplies, which they'll take to the Panhandle to help people there.

Residents who'd like to donate have until 6 p.m.

Items can be dropped off at Gate 4 at Tropicana Field.

People who donate can receive a voucher for two tickets to a game next season.

Requested donation items include:

  • Cases of Bottled Water & Sport Drinks
  • Granola/Meal Replacement Bars
  • AA, AAA and D Batteries
  • Peanut Butter
  • Dry Cereal
  • Diapers of All Sizes
  • Baby Wipes