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Food Drive at Citi Field

Help your fellow man!

The Mets will be holding a food drive at Citi Field.  If the kindness of your heart isn’t enough motivation to give, you might even walk away with Mets tickets or discounts on merchandise.

Here are the details:

WHAT:           The New York Mets host a food drive in partnership with City Harvest 

WHO:              Hundreds of Mets fans

City Harvest staff and volunteers

Mr. Met 

WHERE:         Hodges VIP entrance, Citi Field

WHEN:           Wednesday, November 14

                        9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mr. Met photo op at 12:00 p.m.

NOTE:            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 2013.  Donors will also receive 15% off select merchandise at the Mets Team Store at Citi Field.  Season Ticket Holders who donate food can show their ID card to get 20% off select items.  The discount will only be honored Wednesday,
November 14.

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.

Fans dropping off food may park in Lot G on 126th Street between the Right Field Gate and Roosevelt Avenue.

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Friday Funny: Mr. Met Can’t Sleep

The Onion is reporting that Mr. Met is having trouble falling asleep in his new house:

“According to Mets GM Omar Minaya, Mr. Met entered his office and used a series of pantomimes to indicate that his sleep disorder is caused by brighter stadium lights, uncomfortable temperatures, and Darryl Strawberry’s snoring. Minaya, who spent two hours meeting with the 47-year-old mascot, said Mr. Met conveyed the degree of his fatigue by holding his hands several feet apart.”

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