12/11/2012 5:17 PM ET
New York Yankees to hold annual holiday food drive on December 12
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.
WHAT: 19th ANNUAL YANKEES HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE, PRESENTED BY WHITE ROSE FOODS
DATE: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
MARIANO RIVERA: 11:30 – noon
PLACE: YANKEE STADIUM – GATE 2
(LOCATED AT CORNER OF 164th STREET AND JEROME AVE.)
*Excludes Audi Yankees Club, Legends Suite, Delta SKY360° Suite, Champions Suite, Jim Beam Suite, SAP Luxury Suites and Party City Party Suites.
**Designated Games: 4/16/13 vs. Arizona; 4/17/13 vs. Arizona: 4/18/13 vs. Arizona; 4/25/13 vs. Toronto; 4/29/13 vs. Houston; 4/30/13 vs. Houston; 5/1/13 vs. Houston; 5/14/13 vs. Seattle; 5/15/13 vs. Seattle; 5/16/13 vs. Seattle; 6/3/13 vs. Cleveland; 6/4/13 vs. Cleveland; 6/5/13 vs. Cleveland; 9/2/13 vs. Chicago-AL; 9/3/13 vs. Chicago-AL; 9/4/13 vs. Chicago-AL; 9/24/13 vs. Tampa Bay; 9/25/13 vs. Tampa Bay and 9/26/13 vs. Tampa Bay.
Tickets are subject to availability with respect to each specific game. Vouchers must be redeemed by April 30, 2013.
This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.