Here’s a chance to do some good and get Mets tickets all at once- a food drive held at Citi Field on Thursday, November 17. Full text of the press release from the Mets follows.
METS, GOYA FOODS AND CITY HARVEST
TO HOLD HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 AT CITI FIELD
Fans Donating 10 or More Items Will Receive Voucher Redeemable
For One Pair of Tickets to a Select Mets Game in April 2012
FLUSHING, N.Y., November 8, 2011 – The New York Mets, Goya Foods in celebration of their 75th anniversary, and City Harvest will host a Holiday Food Drive Thursday, November 17 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Citi Field. Fans can drop off their food donation at the City Harvest truck that will be parked in Lot G outside the Mets Team Store.
Fans donating 10 items or more of nonperishable nutritious food will receive a voucher redeemable for one pair of tickets to a select Mets game in April 2012. In addition, fans can show their voucher at the Mets Team Store at Citi Field to receive 15% off regularly priced merchandise. Season Ticket Holders who donate food can show their voucher and ID card to get 20% off regularly priced items. The discount will only be honored Thursday, November 17.
Among the items most needed are: canned fruit and vegetables, 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.
Goya is donating 20,000 pounds of food to kick off the Food Drive. Fans dropping off food may park in Lot G on 126th Street between the Right Field Gate and Roosevelt Avenue.