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Island Harvest, Mets Strike Out Hunger

The New York Mets are once again stepping up to the plate to help end hunger on Long Island with Mineola-based Island Harvest Food Bank. The team takes on the St. Louis Cardinals in the annual Home Run to End Hunger event at Citi Field on Monday, April 21 at 5:40 p.m.

 

Seviroli Foods of Garden City is being honored at this year’s event, in recognition of the company’s long-standing partnership with Island Harvest and continued commitment to addressing the critical issue of hunger in our communities. A family-owned business, 

Seviroli has been creating quality pasta products for more than 50 years and is the largest frozen tortellini manufacturer in the U.S.

 

The Home Run to End Hunger presents a unique opportunity for baseball fans to enjoy the game from a private suite while contributing to Island Harvest’s hunger relief efforts.

 

“Whether it’s a major event like the annual Home Run to End Hunger, or individual players pitching in at a food-sorting event, the Mets organization has become a valued partner in Island Harvest’s mission to end hunger on Long Island,” said Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest. “The support and generosity of the NY Mets organization is not only greatly appreciated, it’s also helping to make a difference in the lives of so many Long Island families who unfortunately know hunger firsthand.”

 

Tickets cost $175 for adults and $145 for children under the age of 18, with multi-ticket packages and sponsorship opportunities also available. 

 

Admission, food and beverage are included in the price. 

 

Due to the popularity of this event and limited seating, reservations are required. A special limited number of owner’s box seats, located directly behind home plate, are also available, for $600. They include private catering, bar service and a commemorative souvenir.

 

For reservations, contact Elissa Weick at 516-249-8528,ext. 116 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by April 15. More information about this event can be found online at www.islandharvest.org.