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Wings selling face masks, t-shirts and hand sanitizer

Portion of t-shirt proceeds to benefit the United Way of Greater Rochester
April 21, 2020

The Rochester Red Wings are teaming up with one of their partners, LiDestri Food and Drink, for a unique collaboration. The Red Wings will sell bottles of hand sanitizer produced by LiDestri and their Recipe 21 brand. People can purchase one gallon containers of sanitizer for $31 each and 375ml

The Rochester Red Wings are teaming up with one of their partners, LiDestri Food and Drink, for a unique collaboration. The Red Wings will sell bottles of hand sanitizer produced by LiDestri and their Recipe 21 brand.

People can purchase one gallon containers of sanitizer for $31 each and 375ml bottles for $5 each. Online pre-orders are available now using the Red Wings Team Store.

“I’d like to thank Joe Ferrigno and Ricky Tatar from LiDestri Food and Drink for bringing this opportunity to us, our fans and our entire community,” said Naomi Silver, Red Wings President/CEO/COO. “Joe worked for the Red Wings for many years before joining his family business at LiDestri and he will always be a part of our Red Wings Family.”

All orders must be placed in advance with curbside pickup on May 21 and May 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Pickup will take place in the Frontier Field VIP Lot by calling 585-454-1001 ext. 0 upon arrival and orders will be delivered to their car. Customers are required to remain in their vehicle with windows closed until delivery staff steps away for the safety of both the purchaser and Team Store staff.

The Red Wings also announced they will be launching an initiative to benefit United Way of Greater Rochester and Rochester Area Community Foundation Community Crisis Fund that will aid in the response to the ongoing pandemic.

Said Silver, “We are so glad to be able to help the United Way in a small way as they devote their efforts to helping those in community who so desperately need it at this time.”

Fans can buy a “Hope Has Wings” t-shirt for $20 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting United Way of Greater Rochester. Pre-orders can be placed online using the Red Wings Team Store and shipped or picked up on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pickup customers are required to remain in their vehicle with windows closed until delivery staff steps away for the safety of both the purchaser and Team Store staff. The t-shirts are being produced by locally licensed vendor Tiny Fish Printing.

Red Wings branded face masks will also be available online for pre-order for $10 using the Red Wings Team Store. Pickup customers are required to remain in their vehicle with windows closed until delivery staff steps away for the safety of both the purchaser and Team Store staff.

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The Rochester Red Wings are operated by Rochester Community Baseball, Inc. and have been a community-owned professional baseball franchise since 1957. The current franchise has been playing in Rochester since 1899 and is one of only six franchises in the history of North American pro sports to have been playing in the same city and league continuously since the 19th century. Rochester’s pro baseball history dates back to 1877.

About Recipe 21

Recipe 21 is a brand produced by the spirits division of LiDestri Food & Drink based in Rochester, New York. The company provides a variety of services including contract manufacturing for high-proof spirits, liqueurs, wine-based products, cream liqueurs, wines and other custom or specialty liquor-based products. Proprietary spirits brands in addition to Recipe 21 include Cask & Crew Rye Whiskey and Nativo Aged Rum.

About LiDestri Food and Drink

LiDestri Food and Drink is a premier private label and contract manufacturer of food, beverages and spirits, supplying over 40 million cases of product each year. LiDestri’s core competencies include producing aseptically filled, hot filled, cold filled and retorted products in glass and plastic containers for retail and food service customers. Established more than 40 years ago, LiDestri now operates four SQF, level-3- certified, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Fairport, NY; Rochester, NY; Fresno, CA; and Pennsauken, NJ.

About United Way of Greater Rochester

United Way harnesses the power of collective giving to unite community members, businesses and local leaders in doing good as they raise their hands, open their hearts, and share resources to build a thriving region for all. Through this collective giving, United Way supports a broad network of human service organizations, community initiatives and innovative strategies that address our most pressing local challenges with real, impactful solutions. Please visit www.uwrochester.org to learn more.