Union to honor military members with Tickets for Troops, Presented by Boeing
Chester, PA (August 3, 2011) – Philadelphia Union’s
next home game against the Houston Dynamo this Saturday, August 6, will be
highlighted by Tickets for Troops, Presented by Boeing.
Fans are encouraged to donate tickets to active members
of the military, veterans and their families by visiting
philadelphiaunion.com/promo and using promo code TROOPS to purchase Endline or
All donations of 15 tickets or more will be matched
by the Union. Companies or individuals choosing to donate 15 or more tickets
will receive video board recognition, two complimentary tickets, and one
invitation to participate in an on-field tribute with military members.
To donate 15 or more tickets, please call
877-21-UNION (877-218-6466). The first 500 tickets donated will include a Union
scarf for each recipient.
“We’re thrilled to be honoring members of the
military and their families who have sacrificed so much for the good of our
country and the global community,” said Union CEO & Operating Partner Nick
Sakiewicz. “We hope our fans will join us in taking this opportunity to give
back to the true heroes who have dedicated their lives to protecting our
freedom and the rights of others in the world.”
“Boeing is honored to support the men and women of
the military and our local Philadelphia community through this partnership with
Philadelphia Union,” added Jean Chamberlin, Vice President and General Manager
of Boeing’s Philadelphia-based Mobility division. “Along with more than 4300
Boeing employees in the Philadelphia region, I thank all active and retired
military personal for their service, and encourage Union fans to show their
appreciation too by supporting ‘Tickets for Troops.’”
Saturday’s game, airing on 6abc, will kick off at
8:00 p.m. at PPL Park.