Staten Island Children's Museum Hosts Touch-A-Truck Fundraiser, 5/22


On Sunday, May 22, the Staten Island Yankees are partnering with the Staten Island Advance to host a Touch-A-Truck fundraising event at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark. All funds generated will go to the Staten Island Children's Campaign, a Charitable Trust sponsored by the Advance to raise funds for programs serving 60,000 borough children through 17 non-profit groups! Invest in a child - it's the best investment you'll ever make.

During Touch-A-Truck, which runs from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. children will be allowed to touch, view, and climb on more than 20 trucks of all shapes and sizes. In addition, there will be inflatable's like a bounce house, games to play, arts and crafts to try, lots of family entertainment and plenty of refreshments available in the ballpark.

If you haven't already purchased your tickets, please visit and order today! Tickets at $5 are also available at the door. Parking is available in nearby lots, plus the ball park is conveniently located adjacent to many mass transit options at the St. George Ferry Terminal.

About the Staten Island Yankees
The Staten Island Yankees are a Single-A affiliate of the New York Yankees and play at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George. The Staten Island Yankees are five-time New York-Penn League Champions (2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009). The Staten Island Yankees are looking forward to an exciting 2011 Season and hope you will join us for a game.

For more information on the Touch-A-Truck event, please contact Kerry Haley (718) 313-1318 or For information on purchasing tickets for a Staten Island Yankees game please call (718) 720-9265 or e-mail

About the Staten Island Advance
The Staten Island Advance, a daily newspaper serving New York City's smallest borough, celebrated its 125th birthday on March 27 this year. It has been owned by the Newhouse family since the founder of the communications empire, S.I. Newhouse, purchased it as his first newspaper in 1922. Today, besides providing thorough coverage of local news and sports in print, the Advance maintains a 24/7 information website at

Staten Island Children's Campaign
The Staten Island Children's Campaign is a charitable trust created by the Staten Island Advance to raise funds for 17 non-profit organizations who provide educational, health, recreational, and counseling services to 60,000 underprivileged children on Staten Island.

Every dollar raised by the campaign is equally distributed among the following groups: American Cancer Society of Staten Island; Catholic Youth Organization; Camelot Counseling Center; Children's Aid Society-Goodhue Center; Community Resources; Geller House-Jewish Board of Family & Children Services; Grace Foundation; Have a Heart Foundation; Jewish Community Center; the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin at Mt. Loretto; Project Hospitality; Seamen's Society for Children and Families; Staten Island Children's Museum; Staten Island Mental Health Society; the YMCA; United Activities Unlimited, and the Universal Temple of the Arts.

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