Toys For Tots Discount Offered For Men's Basketball Season Opener

Pee Dee

Nov. 8, 2007

GREENVILLE, N.C. -- A special discount is being offered in support of the Toys For Tots program at East Carolina University's men's basketball game this Saturday afternoon, November 10, against Limestone.

Fans who present a new, unwrapped toy at the ticket office window prior to the game will be able to purchase a ticket for only $5. Saturday's game is scheduled to tip off at 2 p.m. inside Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Toys should be presented at the Minges ticket window to receive the discount. One discounted ticket may be purchased per toy presented.

This year marks the 60th anniversary for the Toys for Tots tradition of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. In 2006, Toys for Tots delivered more than 19.2 million toys to over 7.6 million children.

All Chik-Fil-A Pirate Kid's Club members will be admitted free on Saturday as well.

East Carolina will be seeking its eighth consecutive season opening victory Saturday and sixth straight victory in its home opener.