Hempstead, NY -- The Hofstra Athletic Department and the Hofstra Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.) have partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) and A-1 First Class Moving to hold its second annual Winter Toy and Clothing Drive.

Throughout the month of December at all home Hofstra sporting events, fans are encouraged to bring new unwrapped toys and "gently-used" clothing to the games listed below.

Those who bring new unwrapped toys to the Men's Basketball game on December 23 versus Iona will receive admission to the game that evening for $2. Tip-off  is at 7 p.m.

As a culmination of the December toy and clothes drive, the men's basketball game on Saturday, February 7 versus Towson will be Big Brothers Big Sisters Day.  During the game, BBBSLI will recognize and thank key members of S.A.A.C. and A-1 First Class Moving for their efforts in the Winter Toy and Clothing Drive.

Please read below for a detailed list of times and events:
Men's Basketball:
- Wednesday, December 3 versus Fordham at 7 p.m.
- Saturday, December 13 versus St. Francis (NY) at 4 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 23 versus Iona at 7 p.m.
    * Bring a new unwrapped toy to the game and receive admission to the game for $2

Women's Basketball
- Tuesday, December 9 versus Maine at 7 p.m.
- Friday, December 19 versus Rice at 7 p.m.
- Monday, December 22 versus St. Francis (NY) at 2 p.m.

- Friday, December 12 versus Binghamton University at 7 p.m.

If you cannot make it to any of these events, the bins for toys and clothing will be outside the Mack Sports Complex throughout the month of December.

For tickets or for more information to these events please call our Athletic Ticket Office at (516) HOF-TIXX or visit online at Hofstra.edu/Athletics.