December 20, 2014

NATS: Meet Steve Lombardozzi and his father Nov. 17

Steve Lombardozzi to Tyler Moore for third out in third inning – Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals, July 31, 2012. (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

 

Steve Lombardozzi Jr. and Steve Lombardozzi Sr. to Collect Donations at Nationals Clubhouse Team Store at Tysons Corner Center

Fans are encouraged to donate to Superstorm Sandy relief and recovery efforts

WHAT: Washington Nationals infielder Steve Lombardozzi Jr. and his father, 1987 World Series champion Steve Lombardozzi Sr., will make a special appearance at the Nationals Clubhouse Team Store at Tysons Corner Center tomorrow, Saturday, November 17, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. to help collect donations in support of relief and recovery programs in the areas devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

The father-son duo will be available for photos with fans who donate items to the drive, a joint effort between the Lombardozzis, the Nationals, JK Moving Services – the team’s Official Mover – and Our Lady of Good Counsel High School. In addition, all those who contribute donations will receive 15% off their purchase on full price merchandise at any of the Team Store locations.

Items most needed at this time include:
· Canned foods including soups, stews, chili, tuna, peanut butter and canned milk (pop-top preferred, but please avoid glass containers)
· Bottled water – One liter or smaller bottles for easier transport
· Powdered milk, baby formula and bottles
· Personal care items including disposable diapers, soap, wipes, toilet paper, first aid kits and feminine products
· Household items including garbage bags, zip lock bags, paper plates and cups, plastic utensils, duct tape, matches, batteries, flashlights, disinfectant and cleaning materials
· Disposable charcoal grills and charcoal
· New blankets and sleeping bags

The Lombardozzis will also greet fans who donate items at Good Counsel High School from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. They will then join JK Moving Services in delivering the items using a donated 35-foot long JK truck to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside, N.J., on Tuesday, November 20.

WHEN & WHERE:

Nationals Clubhouse Team Stores – Tysons Corner Center
1961 Chain Bridge Rd. Suite E-5U, Tysons Corner, VA

Saturday, Nov. 17: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School
17301 Old Vic Blvd., Olney, MD

Saturday, Nov. 17: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. in Kane Center Gym Lobby

ADDITIONAL DONATION SITES/TIMES:

Tysons Corner Dulles Town Center Our Lady of Good Counsel High School
Nationals Clubhouse Team Store Nationals Clubhouse Team Store 17301 Old Vick Blvd. Olney, MD
1961 Chain Bridge Rd. Suite E-5U, VA 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Suite 156, Dulles, VA Fri (Nov 16): 8am–3pm in the front office,
Fri-Sat (Nov 16 & 17): 10am-9:30pm Fri-Sat (Nov 16 & 17): 10am-9:30pm 3pm–6pm in the Kane Center Gym Lobby
Sun. (Nov 18): 11am-7pm Sun. (Nov 18): 11am-7pm Sat-Sun (Nov 17 &18): 10am-4pm in the Kane Center Gym Lobby
About Cheryl Nichols

Cheryl Nichols is a Columnist and Photographer for District Sports Page. She is credentialed to cover the Washington Capitals and has reported on the community service and fan events since 2006. Cheryl has been published in The Washington Post and many other local media. She was a credentialed photographer for the 2010 season covering the Washington Nationals. You can follow her on Twitter @cnichols14.

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