Callie Shea Quinn, a senior at New Dorp High School who says she didn't have a date, reached out to the Mets via a private message on Twitter with the big ask. All she wanted was to take prom pictures with the players on May 25 -- the date of her school's prom.
Much to her surprise, the team responded, saying they're game, as long as she can get 500,000 retweets on Twitter.
Quinn posted her message with the retweet request on January 19, and has since passed the halfway mark!
The push for the team has gotten some serious attention from some major celebrities, like William Shatner:
And he even followed up with an update:
Donnie Wahlberg joined in the campaign, too:
As a @RedSox fan I'd prefer to help you do this in @fenwaypark, but since I play a fictional New Yorker on TV -- I'll do my part to help you in "Danny Reagans" honor. Good luck! https://t.co/yQ6W9g7wH0— Donnie Wahlberg (@DonnieWahlberg) January 21, 2018
But Quinn's biggest highlight so far has been her favorite player helping her cause:
im still in shock that noah retweeted me like ive been in love w him since 2015— callie 🦑 (@callieshayeeex3) January 20, 2018
She even posted that she's already looking for orange and blue prom dresses:
don’t worry guys im gettin prepared !!! pic.twitter.com/BgRJBPfBlk— callie 🦑 (@callieshayeeex3) January 20, 2018
Quinn's mom has taken to social media to post about the support her daughter has gotten:
I'm Callie's mom, and your tweet says it all! Thank you all for your support. I'm blown away 💙 #CalliesMetsProm— Ann Marie Varela (@anniemagus) January 22, 2018
To help Quinn's cause, all you need to do is retweet her first tweet, which is pinned to the top of her Twitter feed.
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