WHAT: The Mets will host their annual Food Drive presented by Hain Celestial benefitting The River Fund NY this Wednesday, November 9 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm at the Mets Team Store at Citi Field. The River Fund NY is a hunger-relief organization based in Richmond Hill, Queens.
Fans donating at least 10 non-perishable items will receive a voucher redeemable for two tickets to select Mets home games in April 2017 (excluding Opening Day). All types of canned and packaged goods are welcome, but no glass containers or perishable foods.
Among the items most needed are: milk (powdered, evaporated, boxed), all types of pasta (packaged), rice, ramen noodles, canned vegetables, canned fruit, mac and cheese (packaged), oatmeal, hot and cold cereal (packaged, family-sized), boxed grits, tuna, and powdered mashed potatoes.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 9
10:00 am 6:00 pm
Media should arrive in front of the Mets Team Store by 11:45 am for Curtis Granderson photo and interview opportunities
WHO: Mr. Met and Curtis Granderson to appear between 11:45 am- 12:30 pm
WHERE: Mets personnel will be collecting food in the Mets Team Store at Citi Field. Further details can be found at mets.com/FoodDrive.
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