The New York Mets are proud to announce the inaugural season of the Fill the Park for Charity Program. Every Wednesday game at Citi Field will have a designated charity associated with it, benefitting a wide range of causes. Each participating 501(c) 3 non-profit will fundraise through the sale of discounted tickets for their specific game and utilize Citi Field to raise awareness to their message. Below are the eleven participating charities for the 2013 season. For every ticket purchased directly through this page the New York Mets will rebate a portion of all sales to the corresponding organization.
Wednesday, April 3
|Please join the New York Mets, Habitat for Humanity, and New York Cares for Sandy Relief Volunteer Night at Citi Field on Wednesday, April 3 at 7:10 p.m. Watch the Mets take on the San Diego Padres while showing your support for the two groups that have been in the forefront of rebuilding New York in the wake of Super storm Sandy. A portion of each ticket sold through this online offer will be donated to Habitat for Humanity and New York Cares. For groups of 12+, please contact Nicole Annese at 718-559-3020 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Wednesday, April 24
|In an effort to create awareness and further the fight against brain tumors, the New York Mets have partnered with the National Brain Tumor Society for a special Brain Tumor Awareness Night at Citi Field. A portion of each group ticket sold will benefit the National Brain Tumor Society and brain tumor research. For more information, please contact Nicole Annese at 718-559-3020 or email at email@example.com.|
Wednesday, May 8
|Please join The Center for Wealth Preservation and the Viscardi Center on Wednesday, May 8 at 7:10 pm to support children with severe physical disabilities and medical issues. The Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center serves nearly 200 children ages 3-21 from throughout the Metropolitan area. Students who otherwise would be home-schooled come to Viscardi to receive a full education, therapy and medical supports, assistive technology, and adapted sports programs. A portion of each ticket sold through this online offer will be donated to the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center. For more information, please contact Matt Gulotta at 718-559-3044 or email at MGulotta@nymets.com.|
Wednesday, May 22
|The New York Blood Center's mission is to serve their community to provide the highest quality blood and stem cell products related medical and consultative services, and innovative research. For more information, please contact Barry Gorman at 718-565-4318 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Wednesday, June 12
|The New York Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund will celebrate its 29th Annual Family Day & Game on Wednesday, June 12th. This is always a great day out for the spouses, children and grandchildren of our fallen heroes. Our annual event provides a chance for these families to get together with one another and enjoy a day at the ballpark. It also allows these families to meet Rusty Staub, the Board of Directors and the volunteers, who all play a valuable role in the Benefit Fund. For more information, please contact Nicole Annese at 718-559-3020 or email at email@example.com.|
Wednesday, July 24
|Since 1955, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has been the driving force behind the pursuit of a cure. The New York Mets and The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation have teamed up to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:10 p.m. when the Mets take on the Braves. For more information, please contact Gary Garcia at 718-559-3131 or GGarcia@nymets.com.|
Wednesday, August 7
|Join the New York Mets and Uniting Against Lung Cancer for the first Lung Cancer Awareness Day at Citi Field! UALC is funding innovative research and raising awareness to find a cure for lung cancer, the nation's leading cancer killer. Join us-show your support and help fund cutting edge research that will save lives. A portion of each ticket sold will benefit Uniting Against Lung Cancer. For more information, please call Nicole Annese at 718-559-3020 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Wednesday, August 21
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Wednesday, August 28
|Please join the New York Mets for the Fourth Annual Japanese Heritage Night at Citi Field! Your ticket purchase through this online offer will help support the Japanese Community through the Japanese American Association. Enjoy a night filled with Japanese Entertainment in our special designated sections. For more information, please call Stu Cohen at 718-559-3046 or email at email@example.com.|
Wednesday, September 11
|Tuesday's Children serves all those directly impacted by the events of September 11, 2001, including children, families, and first responders through life-changing programs and services. Join the New York Mets and Tuesday's Children on this special day at Citi Field! A portion of each ticket sold will benefit Tuesday's Children. For more information, please call Stu Cohen at 718-559-3046 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Wednesday, September 18
|Join the New York Mets and the Hewlett House for Breast Cancer Awareness Day at Citi Field! 1in 9's Hewlett House is a non-profit community learning resource center open to the public. The goal of The Hewlett House is to provide patients and their families a free, warm and welcoming place to obtain resources and education and a safe haven for those whose lives have been by touched by cancer. For more information, please contact Christina Andrews at 718-559-3069 or email at email@example.com.|
For More information on being a part of the Fill the Park for Charity Program, please contact the Group Sales Department at 718 507 TIXX or firstname.lastname@example.org.