ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – As a new season gets underway at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the Texas Rangers are doing their part to help out neighbors whose homes were destroyed by Tuesday’s tornadoes.

The Rangers and the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation are partnering with the Red Cross to spur donations for relief efforts.  The Rangers will be asking fans to call (800) RED CROSS, text redcross to 90999 or visit to help.

The Rangers will also be donating proceeds from Thursday’s Welcome Home Luncheon Silent Auction to the relief efforts.

The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation’s prize wheel proceeds from opening day will also be given tp the Red Cross.  The foundation will be giving an additional donation as well.

On Wednesday, the Red Cross and CBSDFW collected $36,000 in funds to assist in relief efforts.  Donations can still be made by using the information listed above.