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Mets and McDonald’s Team Up for ‘Mets Family Sundays’

The McDonald’s Owners/Operators Association in the Greater NY/NJ Area the Presenting Sponsor of ‘Mets Family Sundays’

FLUSHING, N.Y. –  The New York Mets announced today a renewed partnership with McDonald’s Owners/Operators Association in the greater NY/NJ area, making McDonald’s the official presenting sponsor of ‘Mets Family Sundays’. McDonald’s is taking over the naming rights for Mets Family Sundays. As the presenting sponsor of Family Sundays, the restaurant chain will enhance the pre-game festivities on Mets Plaza for all fans and with activities such as digital photo booths, inflatable rides, face painting and music.

Mets fans twelve and under will have the opportunity to run the bases after the game in the Mr. Met Dash. In addition, when the Mets win on Sundays, McDonald’s customers win too. All fans in attendance will win a free food item from participating McDonald’s.

“We are very proud of our partnership with McDonald’s; they are a world class brand that fits in perfectly with our organization.” said Mets Vice President of Corporate Partnerships Wes Engram. “Citi Field and McDonald’s are both great family destinations and we are excited to enhance the family experience every Sunday through this partnership.”

“We’re proud to be a partner with the Mets.” said Paul Hendel, a McDonald’s franchisee and New York Tri-State Co-op President. “The Mets family Sunday event is a perfect partnership for McDonald’s in our efforts to enhance the family experience at the game.”

McDonald’s will also offer a Buy One Get One Free Ticket Offer to drive Mets fans to McDonald’s locations around New York City while raising money for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Additionally, the partnership will include rotational signage behind home plate during Mets home games, the opportunity to sponsor one of the Mets promotional giveaway items during the season and collaboration with the Mets on multiple Hispanic Community Initiatives involving Mets players.