Mariano Rivera pitching in for Yankees Food Drive on Wednesday
Want to meet Mariano Rivera? You’ll have your chance tomorrow at Yankee Stadium. Here’s the info from the Yankees:
The New York Yankees will continue another great tradition this holiday season with the 19th annual Yankees Holiday Food Drive, presented by White Rose Foods. On Wednesday, December 12, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Gate 2 at Yankee Stadium (corner of 164th Street and Jerome Ave.), any fan bringing at least 30 pounds of non-perishable food will receive a voucher good for two (2) complimentary Grandstand or Bleachers tickets or two (2) half-price tickets in select general seating areas* to one of 19 designated games during the 2013 regular season.**
RHP Mariano Rivera will be on hand to assist in collecting food items from 11:30 a.m. – noon.
The Yankees, in conjunction with Bronx clergy, will distribute the food throughout the Bronx to those in need. To help kick off the Yankees Food Drive, White Rose Foods will donate approximately 90,000 lbs of food.
Fans driving to the Stadium may pull up to Gate 2 to drop off their donation. Rice and bottled water will not be accepted.