RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks and Boeing announced today Legion of Youth powered by Boeing, a unique community program designed to provide Seahawks game tickets to community organizations that serve youth throughout the Northwest. Each regular season home game, 100 game tickets will be given to a group or organization.
“We are proud to launch this program in concert with Boeing that will directly impact youth in the Northwest,” said Seahawks President Peter McLoughlin. “These tickets will provide a special experience for kids that will last a lifetime.”
Legion of Youth powered by Boeing recognizes those kids who may be facing difficult challenges and need a positive boost. In addition, the program will recognize students who are committed to their school work, demonstrate leadership, and are active in the community.
During each of the eight regular season games, 25 youth will each receive four (4) game tickets, breakfast with a special message from a Seahawks alum, concession vouchers, and a Legion of Youth Powered by Boeing sweatshirt.
“At Boeing, we talk about being in it to win it and this program gives young people in Washington state a unique opportunity to learn from a winning team, the Seahawks,” said Ray Conner, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “Empowering local youth is part of our long-standing commitment to give back to the community where our employees live and work.”
The Seahawks and Boeing will select the community groups to receive the tickets each game. All community organizations will be notified by a member from the Seahawks staff. Recipients will be announced on www.seahawks.com each Wednesday prior to a home game.
The Seahawks and Boeing are committed to helping provide safe, healthy activities for local youth.
For more information and to apply for the program, visit www.seahawks.com/legionofyouth.