WHAT: The Mets are a proud partner of Hain Celestial, selling products from Terra® Chips, Garden of Eatin’®, Plainville Farms®, and others at Citi Field, and are teaming up again to host the annual Mets Food Drive this year benefitting The River Fund New York beginning Thursday, July 7 through Saturday, July 9 from 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Citi Field prior to the games that night vs. the Washington Nationals. Fans donating 10 items or more of nonperishable nutritious food will receive a voucher for one pair of tickets to a select Mets home game in 2016.
Among the items most needed are: canned fruit, vegetables and proteins, plastic jars of peanut butter, packages of hot or cold cereal, and similar packaged foods. Items that will not be accepted are: unlabeled, expired, or dented cans; any open packaging; products that need to be refrigerated; or homemade products. The River Fund NY is a hunger-relief organization based in Richmond Hill, Queens.
WHEN: Thursday, July 7, Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9
5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mets personnel will be collecting food outside the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, Left Field Gate and Bullpen Plaza. Further details can be found at mets.com/fooddrive.
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