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Katie Beers teaming up with Islanders on fundraiser

Katie Beers, who was kidnapped in 1992 and

Katie Beers, who was kidnapped in 1992 and held in an underground bunker in Bay Shore, will join “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh at an Islander game March 7, 2013, for a fundraiser. (Jan. 8, 2013) Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Katie Beers, who has written a book about being kidnapped and kept in an underground bunker 20 years ago, is teaming with the New York Islanders hockey team for a special fundraiser.

Beers will join "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh at a game Thursday night at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

The Islanders have announced that $2 from every ticket sold for the game against the rival New York Rangers will go to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Team owner Charles Wang says he will match whatever amount is raised from the ticket sales and other fundraisers at the game.

Beers, who now lives in Pennsylvania, has co-written a best-seller about her 1993 ordeal.

She and Walsh will drop a ceremonial puck before the game.

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