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Statement from the Steinbrenner family

Posted by: Sam Borden - Posted in Misc on Jul 14, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

The Yankees just sent out a statement from the Steinbrenner family. Here it is:

“We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks for the many kind words of condolence. We have been deeply moved by the generous outpouring of love and affection for George.”

The family will hold a private service.

A public memorial will be planned, and details will be announced next week.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to any of the following charities:

The Silver Shield Foundation
866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 307
New York, NY 10017
(212) 832-1100

Special Operation Warrior Foundation
P.O. Box 13483
Tampa, FL 33681-3483
(813) 805-9400

The Gold Shield Foundation of Tampa
P.O. Box 271791
Tampa, FL 33688-1791
(813) 969-0417

Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay
1307 North MacDill Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607
(813)769-7523

In support of Bronx based Boys and Girls Clubs
Boys and Girls Club of America (Northeast)
5 Hanover Square, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10004-2657
(212) 377-6405

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