Phoenix, AZ – Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) are pleased to announce they’ve entered into an official alliance designed to benefit all veterans and service members, as well as their families and caretakers. By teaming up, both organizations increase awareness of the opportunities offered by both Vet Tix and the VFW. The organizations share the common goal of helping veterans during their time of service and as they transition back into civilian life by providing them with resources and support services.
“It is such an honor to partner with the VFW, which has such a rich history of supporting veterans since 1899,” said Mike Focareto, CEO of Vet Tix. “This collaboration will provide opportunities for all veterans to become VetTixers while experiencing the benefits of both Vet Tix and the VFW. We have found that our tickets not only provide smiles and memories to our VetTixers but have also helped their reintegration into the community. I look forward to us expanding our impact and creating more memories for more veterans, their families and those who care for them.”
“We’re pleased to provide VetTixers with the many opportunities this new relationship brings including access to our vast programs and services designed specifically to serve their needs,” said VFW National Commander Keith Harman. “We’re all in any time we can help boost the morale of our nation’s finest, or any time we can simply help them in life, period.”
Vet Tix events provide service members and veterans the ability to spend quality time with one another and family to strengthen social connections. Vet Tix seats are often grouped in blocks enabling VetTixers to be seated with other VetTixers at events, helping to make connections with other veterans in their communities. The VFW’s contributions will increase Vet Tix’s ability to provide these unique reintegration opportunities which help military families to make memories that last a lifetime.
To learn more about Vet Tix and how to get involved, visit the sign-up page.
ABOUT VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION
Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) is a national nonprofit that supports all branches of currently serving military including the Guard and Reserves, veterans of all eras, and their families including immediate family of those killed in action and caregivers of VetTixers. Vet Tix provides free event tickets with a nominal delivery fee to attend sporting events, concerts, performing arts and family activities. Attending these types of community events improves morale and strengthens family bonds while encouraging service members and veterans to stay engaged with local communities. Since 2008, Vet Tix has provided more than 4 million free event tickets to over 700,000 verified VetTixers. The nonprofit organization spends over 95 percent back to its programs, giving back to those who have given so much. Visit VetTix.org to learn more, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
ABOUT THE VFW: The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is the nation’s largest and oldest major war veterans’ organization. Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is comprised entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. With nearly 1.7 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in nearly 6,400 Posts worldwide, the nonprofit veterans’ service organization is proud to proclaim, “NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS” than the VFW, which is dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs. For more information or to join, visit our website at www.vfw.org.