If you bring a specific donation to Marist next week, you'll get free access to a men's basketball game.

Mental Health America of Dutchess County will be hosting its 1st annual Teddy Bear Toss at the McCann Arena on the Marist College Campus. According to their Facebook page, Marist basketball fans are being asked to bring a brand new stuffed animal to the game.

The Teddy Bear toss will take place on Wednesday, March 4th during Senior Night at the Marist Men's basketball game at 7pm.

The stuffed animals will be thrown on the court at halftime and will later be delivered to the Anderson Center for Autism in Staatsburg.

For more details about the event, you can call Nicole Taylor at Mental Health of America of Dutchess County at 845-505-3121 or by e-mail Ntaylor@mhadutchess.org.

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