Tag Archive | Teams in Your Community

Mets Announce 2019 Metsgiving Initiative

The New York Mets announced the return of their MetsGiving initiative, which encompasses a series of programs in November and December that focuses on helping the community during the holiday season. The events, including food and coat drives, a turkey giveaway, and a holiday party for kids will feature Mets players, front-office staff, corporate partners […]

Brooklyn Nets, Key Food and Food Bank NYC Bring Smiles to Faces thanks to Charity Stripes Program

It was a rainy Thursday afternoon in Brooklyn, and Nets stars Jarrett Allen and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson  were at the Child Development Support Corporation to help to bring smiles to the faces of families in need by dishing out some food, instead of Basketballs. As a part of the ‘Green Sidewalk’ Food Distribution and Charity Stripe Initiative Allen […]

New York Jets Linebacker Darron Lee hosts Second Character Education Celebration with local students at Jets Facility with the New York Jets, United Way of Essex and West Hudson and Verizon

Today, the New York Jets, United Way of Essex and West Hudson, Verizon and students and educators from Roosevelt Middle School teamed up to celebrate the digital character education program, Character PlaybookTM which is powered by digital learning innovator EVERFI Inc. and presented by the NFL and United Way. The New York Jets, UWEWH and […]

New York Liberty Partnership with Abbott House a Slam Dunk for the Community

On a steamy Thursday afternoon, players along with the members of the front office staff of the New York Liberty went to the Abbott House to bring smiles on the faces of some very strong children and even the staff that are involved with an incredible organization. The Abbott House is a place that assists […]

Athletes In Your Community: Mets Wright and Gee Visit Firehouse in Queens

The pain and sacrifice from those who gave up their lives during the September 11 attacks will never truly go away. For those who had loved ones run in to help when the Towers fell the pain will always remain. Days like today though always help as on a humid day in Maspeth, Queens New […]

Citi Field Kids Program a Slam Dunk Thanks to Tim Hardaway, Jr.

The latest edition of the Citi Field Kids program was a slam dunk thanks to New York Knicks star Tim Hardaway, Jr. who spoke to about 75 kids ranging from ages 6-12 from the YMCA. 1495 Sports is proud to bring the following videos from the latest edition of the Cit Field Kids program featuring […]

Citibank, City Harvest and the Mets Continue to make an Impact in Feeding the Hungry

Citibank, City Harvest and the New York Mets continue to make an impact in the community, especially feeing the hungry in the Metropolitan Area through the repacking apples event that was held at Citi Field on June 24. Volunteers gathered from both Citibank and City Harvest gathered outside the Mets home stadium to repack apples […]