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Yankees to Host 25th-Annual Holiday Food Drive Today

YANKEES TO HOLD 25th ANNUAL HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19

The New York Yankees will continue another great tradition this holiday season with the 25th annual Yankees Holiday Food Drive, presented by C-Town and Bravo supermarkets and Krasdale Foods.

On Wednesday, December 19, between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Gate 2 at Yankee Stadium (corner of 164th Street and Jerome Avenue), any fan bringing at least 30 pounds of non-perishable food will receive a voucher good for two (2) complimentary tickets in designated seating areas to select 2019 Yankees regular season home games.*

More information can be found by visiting www.yankees.com/fooddrive. Voucher distribution is limited to the first 100,000 pounds of food collected.

The Yankees, in conjunction with the Bronx clergy, will distribute all food collected to families in need throughout the Bronx. In addition, the Yankees will donate approximately 2,500 food vouchers to the recipients of the collected food items.

To help kick off the Food Drive, the Yankees have already received a committed donation in excess of 70,000 pounds of food from Krasdale Foods.

Fans driving to the Stadium may pull up to Gate 2 to drop off their donation. Rice and bottled water will not be accepted.

WHAT:

25th ANNUAL YANKEES HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE, PRESENTED BY C-TOWN AND BRAVO SUPERMARKETS AND KRASDALE FOODS

DATE:

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2018

TIME:

9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

PLACE:

YANKEE STADIUM – GATE 2 (LOCATED ON THE CORNER OF 164th STREET AND JEROME AVENUE)                             

PARKING:

Will be available, at cost, in the 164th StREET Parking Garage (Entrance is on the Southwest corner of River Avenue and 164th StREET)

CONTACT:

YANKEES MEDIA RELATIONS DEPARTMENT (718) 579-4460 / media@yankees.com

Credentials are not required for this event. Media will NOT be permitted to pull their vehicles up to Gate 2.

*Offer is valid for select, non-premium seating areas and is for a limited time only, subject to availability. Please visit www.yankees.com/thankyou for more information. Vouchers must be redeemed by April 30, 2019.

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