New York Mets pitcher Taijuan Walker will be partnering with The New York Foundling (“The Foundling”) to give out free tacos to fans pregame on Friday, September 2 at Citi Field. Fans will have the opportunity to donate to The New York Foundling organization as Walker serves fans between 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Since 2018, Walker and his wife have partnered with different foster care organizations as they have been closely connected to people who have been a part of the foster care system. The Foundling is one of New York City’s oldest and largest providers of foster care services. Their services are geared toward keeping children safe and helping youth in foster care return to their biological parents, remain with their extended family, or find a permanent home. The Foundling also provides an array of other resources that support the needs of children in foster care, including medical and mental health services, employment supports, and educational services.
Tai’s Taco Truck and representatives from The Foundling will be locatedoutside of the Jackie Robinson Rotunda entrance starting at 5:15 p.m., serving tacos (while supplies last) and collecting donations.
WHO: Taijuan Walker and The New York Foundling
WHERE: Citi Field – Outside of Jackie Robinson Rotunda Entrance
WHEN: Friday, September 2
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. (Foundling Donations)
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (Tai’s Taco Truck)