Teams from 30 States Help Elon's 'Pinch Hit for Haiti'

BY foxsports • January 19, 2010

Courtesy of Elon University

February 1, 2010

See a state-by-state map of the donations coming in here.

Steps to joining Pinch Hit for Haiti:
As a team:
1. An individual from your school collects $1.00 from each member of the team.
2. That individual visits www.redcross.org and donates the amount collected via credit or debit card.
3. Once the process has been completed, Redcross will provide you with a page that has your tracking number, name, and the amount donated.
4. Copy the information and paste it into an email document.
5. Email the information along with your team/school name to pinchhitforhaiti@gmail.com
6. Pay it forward and tell as many student-athletes as you can about our objective.

As an individual:
1. Visit www.redcross.org and donate any amount of money via credit or debit card.
2. Once the process has been completed, Redcross will provide you with a page that has your tracking number, name, and the amount donated.
3. Copy the information and paste it into an email document.
4. Email the information along with the school you cheer for or the school you wish to represent to pinchhitforhaiti@gmail.com
5. Pay it forward and tell as many student-athletes as you can about our objective.

How Pinch Hit for Haiti started:
Led by the charge of senior catcher Mike Melillo, who wanted to help in the Haitian relief efforts despite being confined to campus with preseason workouts, the Elon University baseball team has challenged every NCAA collegiate baseball team to donate money to the Red Cross as part of a


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