Find the perfect gift for the Ducks fan in your life through December 20th
(Central Islip, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2018) – The Waddle In Shop, the official merchandise store of the Long Island Ducks, re-opened for the holiday season on Saturday, December 1st. The opening event included free photos with Santa Claus and QuackerJack, a visit from Lew Ford and the debut of new Ducks merchandise.
The Waddle In Shop will remain open through Thursday, December 20th, with store hours of Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fans visiting the store can now purchase Wally Backman #6 Ducks T-Shirts as well as official 20th Anniversary Season merchandise, including adult and youth t-shirts, long-sleeve shirts and blankets. New Ducks merchandise is also available to gear up for winter, including sweatshirts, pullovers and knit hats. The store features many discounted items as well, such as caps, All-Star Summer gear and much more.
In conjunction with the store opening, the Ducks are now collecting new, unwrapped toys as part of the team’s annual Holiday Toy Drive. Fans are encouraged to drop off gifts at the Waddle In Shop between through Tuesday, Dec. 18th. The toys will then be delivered by members of the Ducks Street Team and The Wiseman from WHLI to the pediatric units at various hospitals on Long Island. Pediatric patients range from newborn to 24 years of age, and hospitals have made the following suggestions for gifts based on the age of patients:
Newborn-12 Months: Rattles, stuffed animals, board books, bibs
1-3 Years: Shape sorters, soft bath books, pop-up toys, ring stacks
4-7 Years: Board games, action figures, sticker sets, books
8-11 Years: Arts and crafts kits, board games, card games, new release videos (G & PG)
12-18 Years: Music/movie gift certificates, electronic games, journals, sports items, new release videos (PG & PG-13)
18 and Up: Restaurant/music/movie gift cards, new release videos or DVDs, comfort items, sports items
Gifts for Any Age: Pillows, blankets, gift cards, holiday items, disposable cameras
The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.