Welcome to Amazin’ Avenue in Conversation, a podcast from Amazin’ Avenue where we invite interesting people on the show to talk about themselves, the Mets, and more.
The Mets, Citi, and No Kid Hungry have been working together on the Citi Community Home Runs Program, where every home run hit at Citi Field sees Citi donate $2,000 to No Kid Hungry, an organization that fights food insecurity in New York and beyond. Over $1 million has been donated by Citi thus far, capped off by a Pete Alonso home run in the final game of the 2020 season.
To talk about this program, we have Head of Citi Retail Services David Chubak, as well as the first Mets ambassador for the program Curtis Granderson, as well as their current ambassador, Pete Alonso. We talk about the program, Instagram, guitars, salmon, and lots, lots more.
Due to COVID-19, an estimated 1 in 4 children face hunger today. In New York City, that number could rise to 1 in 3 children. Citi will be donating $2,000 for every Mets home run hit at Citi Field during the 2021 season. Also new in 2021 is the CCHR Fan of the Game Sweepstakes. Fans nationwide can sign up at SNY.tv/CHR through 9/20/21 for a chance to have their name on a Mets home broadcast on SNY, win autographed Mets merchandise and automatically enter to win a virtual meet & greet with Pete Alonso. Fans who donate $5 or more to No Kid Hungry will receive 25 extra entries for the season-long sweepstakes, where one new fan will be selected per home SNY broadcast.
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