Mets to hold annual coat drive

The Mets are holding their annual coat drive this Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Citi Field. Fans donating coats will have an opportunity to meet Terry Collins, Jason Bay, Ike Davis and David Wright, and will receive a voucher good for two Mets tickets this season. From the team:

FLUSHING, N.Y., December 13, 2010 – The New York Mets today announced they are hosting their annual Coat Drive in support of New York Cares on Wednesday, December 15 at Citi Field.  The Mets and New York Cares will collect gently-used men’s, women’s and children’s coats at Hodges VIP, on the first base side of the ballpark, from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.  Fans donating coats will have the opportunity to meet Terry Collins, Jason Bay, Ike Davis and David Wright between 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

In addition, fans who are generous enough to donate coats will also receive a voucher redeemable for one pair of tickets to a select Mets game in April 2011.  In addition, fans can show their voucher at the Mets Team Store at Citi Field to receive a 15% off regularly priced merchandise.  Season Ticket Holders who donate coats can show their voucher and ID card to get 20% off regularly priced items.  The discount will only be honored Wednesday, December 15.

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

Coats will be donated to the New York Cares Coat Drive, the city’s largest annual coat drive which has a goal of collecting 70,000 coats during December.  For information about the New York Cares Coat Drive, please visit newyorkcares.org.

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