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Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn signing autographs to support local domestic violence shelter

Posted at 7:22 AM, Feb 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-16 10:31:07-05

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning fans can meet defenseman Braydon Coburn on Friday and help out a local domestic violence shelter.

Coburn will sign autographs from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Florida Blue Center located at 201 N. Westshore Blvd. in Tampa.

Fans are asked to bring supplies to donate to The Spring of Tampa Bay.  

Items needed include:

  • Size 5 & 6 diapers
  • Face wash
  • Body wash
  • Ethnic hair products
  • Lotion
  • Women's pajamas & robes (sizes M, L, 2X & 3X)
  • Flip flops (all sizes)
  • Adult socks
  • Reusable bags

In addition to meeting Coburn, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. fans can meet the Lightning Girls and ThunderBug, receive free Lightning gear and enter to win tickets to an upcoming home game.

The Spring of Tampa Bay is one of Florida's largest certified domestic violence centers and is the first DV agency in the country to have an accredited on-site school for resident children.

If you or someone you know may be a victim of domestic violence, call the Statewide DV hotline at (800) 500-1119 to connect with experts at the DV center located nearest you. For more domestic violence resources, visit