The Youngstown State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is hosting a toy drive to benefit Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley at this Saturday's basketball doubleheader at Beeghly Center.
Fans are encouraged to bring a donation of new toys or children's books, which will be delivered to the hospital in Boardman in time for the holidays. Fans who bring a new toy or children's book will receive a $5 general admission ticket for each item donated for the doubleheader.
The YSU men's basketball team will begin the afternoon by hosting Western Michigan at 2 p.m. as it plays its second straight home contest against a Mid-American Conference opponent. The YSU women will follow at 4:45 p.m. against Saint Francis U as the Penguins go for their 600th win in program history.
The Athletic Ticket Office in Stambaugh Stadium is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and the Beeghly Center ticket office will open at 1 p.m. on Saturday. For additional game or ticket information, call 330-941-1YSU.