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Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 4:36 p.m.

Red Cross volunteers to collect donations for Oso mudslide relief at Saturday’s Sounders game

If you’re a Sounders fans and are looking for a way to help those affected by Saturday’s devastating mudslide in Oso, Saturday’s game is a chance to do just that.

The team announced that American Red Cross volunteers will collect donations at Saturday night’s game against Columbus, and that the first $15,000 raised will be matched by the Paul G Allen Family Foundation and Hanauer Family Foundations.

Here’s the full release from the team with more info:

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Sounders FC will partner with the American Red Cross to collect donations for Disaster Relief this Saturday, March 29 at CenturyLink Field prior to the first kick of the Sounders FC versus Columbus Crew match.

Volunteers from American Red Cross will be collecting donations at various gates, along Occidental Avenue and throughout the stadium.

Fans can also donate by visiting www.redcross.org or text "REDCROSS" to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and Hanauer Family Foundation will match donations collected on Saturday up to $15,000.

A gift to the American Red Cross will help people affected by disasters like the Oso Mudslide and countless other emergencies. These gifts enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small.

For more information visit at www.redcross.org

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