QuackerJack and Santa mingle with fans at annual Toy Drive
The Waddle In Shop, the official merchandise shop of the Long Island Ducks, has re-opened for the holiday season. The shop will remain open during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) through Thursday, December 22.
The holiday shopping kickoff on Dec. 3 included visits from QuackerJack and Santa Claus! A wide variety of official Ducks merchandise is now available, including BRAND NEW winter apparel. In addition, a Holiday Flash Sale Display featuring items at marked down prices ($1.00-$5.00) is available NOW and offered only during the holiday season.
In conjunction with the store opening, the Ducks will be collecting new, unwrapped toys as part of the teams annual Holiday Toy Drive. Fans are encouraged to drop off gifts at the Waddle In Shop between now and Monday, Dec. 19. The toys will then be delivered by members of the Ducks Street Team on Thursday, Dec. 22 to the pediatric units at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, Northwell Health-Southside Hospital and Stony Brook Children's. 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.