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Mets and USO team up to prepare care packages for veterans


Dec. 13, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets and the United Service Organizations (USO) partnered to prepare care packages for members of the United States military serving overseas during the holiday season on Thursday, Dec. 7 at Citi Field. The event was held as a way to give back to the troops on…
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Mets hold annual coat drive as part of ‘MetsGiving’ initiative


Dec. 8, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets held their 17th annual coat drive on Dec. 6 at Citi Field. The coat drive marked the latest event held by the organization as part of its “MetsGiving” initiative. Mr. Met and Amazin’ Mets Foundation President and Mets co-owner Alex Cohen joined team personnel and…
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Mets give out over 7,500 turkeys as part of ‘MetsGiving’ initiative


Nov. 22, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets kicked off their “MetsGiving” initiatives with a food drive benefiting New York Common Pantry at Citi Field Wednesday, Nov. 15. This event, along with the other MetsGiving initiatives, is part of the organization’s greater effort to help combat food insecurity. Fans and community members donated…
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Mets invite local small businesses to apply for 2024 ‘Taste of Queens’ culinary lineup at Citi Field


Oct. 25, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets are now inviting Queens-based small businesses to take part in their culinary lineup in 2024 as part of Citi Field’s “Taste of Queens.” Winning applicants will be selected by the Mets to be featured at the field level concourse on a rotating basis. Citi Field has earned a lot of recognition for their food, having just received the 2023 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award for Best Stadium Food. This was due in large part to the Taste of Queens, which debuted at Citi Field this year. Among the four local Queens…
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Mets star visits Flushing school to teach students about healthy eating

Jun. 1, 2023 By Ethan Marshall New York Mets outfielder Mark Canha joined students at P.S. 201Q Discovery School for Inquiry and Research in Flushing on May 31 to encourage healthy eating. During the Eat Smart with the Mets event, Canha joined students for a cooking lesson as they learned to create a healthy meal…
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Mets host annual wheelchair softball game, clinic at Citi Field

May. 25, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets hosted the Wheelchair Sports Federation for its annual softball game at the Citi Field parking lot Wednesday. In addition to the game, a softball clinic was held for more than 100 schoolchildren with disabilities. They were joined by Mr. and Mrs. Met and Mets alumni…
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Mets to wear NewYork-Presbyterian patches on uniforms as part of new partnership

Apr. 6, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets and NewYork-Presbyterian announced a multi-year partnership Thursday. As part of the partnership, the players’ uniforms will have a patch of NewYork-Presbyterian beginning with Friday’s home opener. The partnership is meant to promote health and wellness at the ballpark as well as within the communities these…
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