Coronavirus News: NY Mets team-up to distribute food, supplies to LI families

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HICKSVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- Mr. Met lent a helping hand to families on Long Island Tuesday, giving out school supplies and food.

Island Harvest Food Bank and the New York Mets Foundation held a drive-thru event for families who continue to struggle as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The drive-thru included distribution of school supplies such as pens, pencils and notebooks, and food, including canned goods, meat, dairy and produce.

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In addition, personal care items such as soap, shampoo and deodorant were also available at no cost.

Mr. Met was on-hand to personally help deliver those items.

The hope is that Tuesday's drive will help ease some of the burden for Long Island families.

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