Thank you for participating in our various MetsGiving events this holiday season. As a donor, you received a ticket voucher to a select Mets home game during the 2019 regular season. Tickets are available for select games and are available on a first come, first serve basis.
The Mets hosted their sixth annual Turkey Giveaway in advance of Thanksgiving, distributing 2,000 turkeys throughout the five boroughs and Long Island to help families in need. Mets catcher Wilson Ramos and Mets employees also went door to door in Corona and East Elmhurst delivering complete Thanksgiving meals to 25 families. The Mets worked with Mets Community Partner the Child Center of NY to give away turkeys to families in Queens, Hope Line in the Bronx, New York Common Pantry in Manhattan and Agape Food Rescue in Brooklyn. The Mets partnered with NYPD Community Affairs from the 110th precinct to select the families who received complete Thanksgiving meals.
Kids Holiday Party
The Mets hosted their annual Kids Holiday Party at Citi Field with more than 125 students celebrating the holiday season. Brandon Nimmo donned the Santa suit for the third year in a row. He was joined by his wife, Chelsea, as Mrs. Claus, Mets outfielder J.D. Davis and Mr. Met who helped him hand out presents to all of the students. The children enjoyed a holiday lunch and played games before performing holiday songs for the crowd. Each student received a Mets themed gift bag at the end of the event.
The Mets partnered with New York Cares on the 14th Annual "Warm-Up" Holiday Coat Drive at Citi Field. Mets employees worked alongside volunteers to collect more than 1,300 coats from fans who came out to the ballpark to donate new or gently-used coats to help New Yorkers in need. Fans who donated received a voucher for two tickets to a future Mets game as well as a discount to the Mets Team Store.
The Mets and Hain Celestial teamed up for the annual Food Drive benefiting the Mary Brennan Inn, a hunger-relief organization based in Hempstead, Long Island. Fans who donated at least 10 non-perishable items received a voucher good for two tickets to a Mets home game in 2020. The drive generated more than 2,600 pounds of food, which will stock the Inn's pantry for weeks.