WHAT: The Mets are teaming up with City Harvest to host their annual off-season Food Drive this year benefitting New Yorkers in need on Tuesday, January 19 from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at the Mets Team Store at Citi Field. 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 April of 2016 (excluding opening day) as well as 15% off select regularly priced merchandise at the Mets Team Store on the day of the drive.
Among the items most needed are: canned fruit, vegetables and proteins, plastic jars of peanut butter, packages of hot or cold cereal, and packages of macaroni and cheese. Items that will not be accepted are: unlabeled, expired, or dented cans; any open packaging; products that need to be refrigerated; or homemade products.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 19, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Mr. Met in attendance from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Mets Team Store at Citi Field – Fans and media enter at the outside doors to the team store and may park in Lot G off 126th Street between the Right Field Gate and Roosevelt Avenue.
NOTE: Media wishing to cover should arrive between 12-1 p.m.