NY Mets Support Hunger Relief on L.I.

by Marie Rodriguez

The Amazin’ Mets are teaming up with Island Harvest Food Bank for the once a year “Home Run to End Hunger” presented by Petro Home Services. The event helps improve budget to combat hunger on Long Island.

Fans of Island Harvest and the Mets are invited to pop out to Citi Field on Wednesday, May 1, at five:10 p.M. For a pre-sport celebration inside the distinctive Foxwoods Club, featuring food, drinks, exciting public sale prizes, and special appearances by way of the crew’s mascot, Mr. Met. After the pre-game festivities, enthusiasts will watch the Mets take on the Cincinnati Reds at 7:10 p.M., from particularly decided on subject-degree seats.

Tickets price $185 in keeping with man or woman ($a hundred and fifty-five for youngsters 12 and underneath) and consist of admission, and complimentary meals and drinks throughout the pre-game event. Reservations, which might be required because of limited seating, can be made online at www.Islandharvest.Org. Proceeds will assist Island Harvest Food Bank to enhance funds to provide food, applications, and offerings that assist more than three hundred,000 of our Long Island friends who don’t have enough meals to place on their tables.

Tickets are offered on a first-come, first-served foundation, and typically promote out speedy for this a laugh and lots expected annual occasion. Additional sponsorship possibilities are available. For records, please call Erin Murphy at 631-873-4775, or electronic mail her at [email protected]

About Hunger and Food Insecurity on Long Island
Food insecurity is a nation wherein human beings do no longer get sufficient food on a consistent basis to provide the nutrients for active and wholesome lives. It can result from the recurrent loss of access to food. More than three hundred,000 Long Islanders face the hazard of hunger every day, in keeping with Island Harvest Food Bank and Feeding America®, a countrywide hunger-comfort company. Those going through starvation consist of adults (frequently operating jobs), youngsters, senior citizens, and veterans. Unable to make ends meet, they (and their kids) are often compelled to go without food. Approximately 70,000 people are looking for meals assistance in Nassau and Suffolk counties each week thru soup kitchens, meals pantries and other feeding applications served by using Island Harvest Food Bank.

About Island Harvest Food Bank
Island Harvest Food Bank is a leading hunger-comfort company that provides meals and other assets to people in need. Always treating those it enables with dignity and respect, the bank’s intention is to cease starvation and reduce meals waste on Long Island via green food series and distribution; greater starvation-focus and vitamins-training applications; job education; and direct services centered at youngsters, senior residents, veterans, and others vulnerable to meals insecurity.

As a result of Island Harvest Food Bank’s dynamic business version, greater than ninety-four percentage of expended sources move directly to programs and services that guide extra than three hundred,000 Long Islanders dealing with starvation. Island Harvest Food Bank is a lead organization in the location’s emergency response preparedness for meals and product distribution and is a member of Feeding America®, the country’s main domestic hunger-comfort company.

For 5 consecutive years, Island Harvest Food Bank has earned a 4-celebrity-score from Charity Navigator, a main independent charity watchdog organization. Island Harvest Food Bank is amongst just 9 percent of the groups rated by Charity Navigator to merit the 4-famous person designation. More facts about Island Harvest Food Bank may be discovered at www.Islandharvest.Org.

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