Hempstead, NY - The Hofstra University Department of Athletics has announced that a free ticket to the men's basketball home opener next Friday, November 16 (including the pre-game Fan Fest event) will be given out to anyone who brings in items to help the relief efforts in the hard hit City of Long Beach, New York.

Monetary donations will also be collectedThe Hofstra Athletics Ticket Office in the Mack Sports Complex will be accepting donations of goods beginning Monday, November 12.  The ticket office is open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.  Donations will also be accepted at the doors all day Friday, and at the Fan Fest event.

free ticket will get you into the Hofstra Men's Basketball game vs. South Dakota State on Friday, November 16 at 7 p.m. at the Mack Sports Complex.  Prior to the game, Capital One Bank is sponsoring the second annual Fan Fest including inflatables, a live band, free snacks, games, raffles and more! 
Click here for more information on the Fan Fest event.

Here is a list of supplies that are most needed:

-Packed underwear
-Diapers of all sizes
-Tooth brushes and toothpaste
-Batteries, D, C, AA
-Toilet Paper
-Baby wipes
-Large garbage bags/ contractor bags
-Bottle water
-Canned goods
-Baby food
-Cleaning supplies
-Work gloves
-Power cords
-Warm hats/gloves