New York Mets Donate 100,000 Face Masks To MTA

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May 22, 2020 - 2:35 pm

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The New York Mets have donated 100,000 reusable cloth face masks to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

The masks feature the team colors of blue and orange, and read "New York Tough" across the front.

Mets Donate Face Masks To MTA
MTA

The transit agency says they will be distributed to workers throughout the system.

In a statement, MTA Chairman and CEO Pat Foye called the donation a "homerun" and adds that he can't wait to see the team on the field.

"Providing masks is our way of saying thank you to these brave individuals for all they are doing during the pandemic," said Mets COO Jeff Wilpon.

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