Mets Manager Omar Minaya to Present Check to Food Bank For New York City and Island Harvest for GourMets Cookbook Sales in 2007
Proceeds Benefit Two Organizations Dedicated to Hunger-Relief Efforts in the New York Area.
WHO: Mets General Manager, Omar Minaya
Faith Weiner, Director of Government and Public Affairs, Stop & Shop
Lucy Cabrera, Ph.D.,President and CEO, Food Bank For New York City
Randi Shubin Dresner, President and CEO, Island Harvest
WHAT: Presentation of Check from 2007 GourMets Cookbook Sales to Food Bank For New York and Island Harvest.
WHEN: Monday, January 28, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Food Bank For New York City
Hunts Point Cooperative Market
355 Food Center Drive
Bronx, NY 10474
DETAILS: General Manager Omar Minaya, who included his favorite dish in the cookbook — roast pork with garlic mashed potatoes — will present a check along with Stop & Shop, to Island Harvest and the Food Bank For New York City for the proceeds that the GourMets cookbook collected in 2007.
The GourMets cookbook included a collection of family recipes and clubhouse favorites of New York Mets players, coaches, and front-office staff, selling more than 5,000 copies and helping in the fight against hunger in New York.
CONTACT: Jay Horwitz
Vice President, New York Mets