Madison, Wis. – July 1, 2014. The Madison Mallards have announced a partnership with MINI of Madison and the Goodman Community Center to hold a food drive at the “Duck Pond” on Wednesday, July 2nd against the Kalamazoo Growlers. MINI of Madison will bring a MINI Cooper to the ballpark on Wednesday for fans to fill with non-perishable food items.
“The Mallards are excited to be able to provide a venue and atmosphere to put on this event,” said Mallards Assistant General Manager Tyler Isham. “Our partnership with MINI of Madison has allowed us to be able to contribute to this great cause.”
The food drive will begin on the second and run throughout the month of July. The public can donate items at different MINI of Madison events across Madison or the MINI of Madison dealership. The drive will conclude at the Mallards game on July 30th. The plan for the game that night is to have a fleet of MINIs full of food items to donate to the pantry. At the July 30th game, fans can win free Mallards tickets by guessing just how much food is in the MINIs.
Below is a full listing of events where YOU can donate.
July 2: Mallards Game @ “Duck Pond” at Warner Park
July 10: Concerts of the Rooftop @ Monona Terrace
July 12-13: Art Fair on the Square @ Capitol Square
July 17: Concerts on the Rooftop @ Monona Terrace
July 18: King Street Concert @ the Majestic
July 21-23: Blooming Butterflies @ Olbrich Botanical Gardens
July 24: Concerts on the Rooftop @ Monona Terrace
July 25: King Street Concert @Majestic
July 26, 27: Atwood Summerfest @ Atwood Ave
July 30: Mallards Game @ “Duck Pond” at Warner Park
The Madison Mallards are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit MallardsBaseball.com.