News | 12/2/2013 5:47:55 PM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS
The Rochester Americans announced today the team will collect toys for the Pirate Toy Fund prior to the Amerks home game on Wednesday, Dec. 4 versus the Utica Comets at 7:05 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena.
Fans are encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys in the Pirate Toy Fund donation boxes located in The Blue Cross Arena’s lower atrium prior to Wednesday’s game. Any fan that donates a toy will be eligible to purchase “Buy One-Get One Free” tickets to any Wednesday home game this season.
The Amerks will also collect toys for the Pirate Toy Fund at their home game on Friday, Dec. 20 versus the Lake Erie Monsters.
About Pirate Toy Fund: The mission of the Pirate Toy Fund is to provide a toy for every child in need in our community, year ‘round. Located in Rochester, NY and founded in 1995 by local children’s entertainer, Gary the Happy Pirate, the Pirate Toy Fund has collected and distributed over 220,000 toys to date, and continues to actively pursue new avenues to expand our mission. Gary was inspired to found this endeavor by a special friend, Christie Simonetti.
For more information or to purchase tickets to an Amerks game, visit www.amerks.com or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.