Phoenix Mercury and Bank of America Donate 500 Tickets to the Fans Across America Charitable Foundation
PHOENIX - August 1, 2007 - The Fans Across AmericaSM Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce that the Phoenix Mercury and Bank of America, the official bank of the Phoenix Mercury, have donated 500 tickets to upcoming games. Tickets will be given to families with seriously ill children working with organizations like Phoenix Children's Hospital and Arizona Pediatric Cardiology Consultants.
"Fans Across America is a great organization that helps families with seriously ill children pay for medical bills and life expenses," said Mercury President and COO Jay Parry. "The Mercury is pleased to help with this cause by providing discounts on game tickets for members. We are also excited to announce that the Phoenix Mercury and Bank of America have donated 500 Mercury tickets to Fans Across America."
The donated tickets are for the following games: August 9 against the New York Liberty, August 11 against the Los Angeles Sparks and August 19 against the Sacramento Monarchs.
"We are extremely thankful to the Phoenix Mercury for their support of our foundation and mission," said Fans Across America Executive Director Bruce Petillo. "It is by working with organizations like the Phoenix Mercury and all of our other partners that we are able to build a community of sports fans to deliver hope, opportunity and support to families with seriously ill children."
About Fans Across America The Fans Across AmericaSM Charitable Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization that was created to help families with seriously ill children better face the financial burden that comes with a life-threatening diagnosis so that they can focus on what really matters...their child. Fans Across America raises funds to help affected families by offering an annual membership providing valuable discounts at professional and collegiate sporting events, golf courses, retail outlets, restaurants, entertainment venues, services and travel destinations. Several leading organizations already offer discounts, including the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Coyotes, Arizona Rattlers, Arizona Science Center, F1 Race Factory, Gold Canyon Golf Resort and SportClips; and the list is growing.
For more information, please visit us online at www.fansacrossamerica.org.
Contact: Bruce Petillo Fans Across America Charitable Foundation Phone: (602) 230-4333 ext. 251 Email: email@example.com