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Earlier this season, Citi launched the Citi ThankYou Home Runs for Communities Program, committing $2,000 to a local community partner each time a Mets player hits a home run at Citi Field.

The partners benefiting from this program:

  • City Harvest
  • United Neighborhood Houses (UNH)
  • USO of Metropolitan New York
  • YMCA of Greater New York.
Entering the Phillies series, the total stands at $100,000, thanks to 40 long balls by the home team at Citi Field and an initial commitment of $5,000 to each partner at the start of the season.

"I am pleased to join Citi in supporting these important organizations that improve the lives of New Yorkers, and I am delighted to partner with Citi to add even more excitement to the on-field action at Citi Field," said Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson, who serves as the ambassador for this program and has hit six home runs this season at Citi Field.

Please visit to more about Citi initiatives at the ballpark this season and how you can help support this program.

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