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FanSnap(R) and Tickets-for-Charity(R) Announce Partnership to Help Fans Access Hard-to-Find Sports and Entertainment Tickets to Benefit CharityFans Can Now Find Exclusive Charitable Seats and VIP Charity Packages for Boston Red Sox, John Mayer, Tim McGraw, Broadway and More Hot Summer Events on FanSnap.com (July 14, 2010)
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/10 -- FanSnap®, the ticket search engine for fans, today announced an exclusive charitable partnership with Tickets-for-Charity® to help fans conveniently access hard-to-find seats and unique VIP experiences for top sports and entertainment events while benefiting some of the nation's most respected charities.
Tickets-for-Charity works with over 100 leading performing artists and professional sports teams nationwide to offer fans some of the most sought-after concert, theater and sporting event seats, for the same or better price they can find elsewhere, while benefiting nearly 100 national and local charities that fans can choose at checkout.
Through this innovative partnership, FanSnap's comprehensive ticket search results for 70,000+ sports, concert and theater events will now feature exclusive Tickets-for-Charity Charitable Sale inventory, including high-demand and sold-out locations for top artists such as Brad Paisley, Justin Bieber, Sting and Tim McGraw as well as one-of-a-kind VIP Charity Packages for some of the season's most popular tours, including Carole King and James Taylor, John Mayer and upcoming David Gray and Ray LaMontagne tour.
Hard-to-find Broadway seats for acclaimed TONY Award winning shows such as Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys, The Lion King, A Little Night Music and Wicked, will also be available through Tickets-for-Charity results.
In addition, FanSnap baseball search results will feature a variety of Boston Red Sox Charitable Sale seats for perennially sold-out Fenway Park locations, from Bleachers to Green Monsters, to benefit the Red Sox Foundation.
"We are proud to support Tickets-for-Charity, giving fans access to extraordinary sports, theater, and concert tickets and experiences while providing this incredibly unique social benefit," said FanSnap CEO and co-founder Mike Janes. "This partnership advances our goal of becoming the indispensable resource for passionate fans who can create lifetime memories and support worthy causes at the same time."
Tickets-for-Charity has generated over $10 million in charitable sales and donations for more than 90 Partner Charities, including Autism Speaks, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Feeding America and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). This new integration with FanSnap will offer fans the opportunity to conveniently and safely access fantastic live event seats while benefiting the causes they care about most.
"FanSnap has pioneered online ticket search, and we're thrilled to be working with a like-minded innovator to further our mission of generating critically-needed funds for some of the nation's most respected nonprofit organizations through the powerful collaboration of fans, artists and teams," said Tickets-for-Charity CEO and founder Jord Poster.
FanSnap (http://www.FanSnap.com) is the live event ticket search engine for fans. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive, accurate, fast and easy-to-use resource for fans to find best value sports, theater and concert tickets. FanSnap provides free ticket search results for dozens of the leading ticket providers, including TicketsNow, TicketNetwork, StubHub, RazorGator, Las Vegas Tickets, Gold Coast Tickets, eBay, Barry's Tickets, AllShows, and Ace Ticket. Our detailed ticket-level search results are made possible by the combination of strategic industry partnerships and systems integration, as well as our FanSnap TicketData(sm) systems and patent-pending dynamic FanSnap Maps(sm). FanSnap.com is also optimized for iPhone access. Palo Alto, CA-based FanSnap was founded in 2007 and is funded by General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners.
Tickets-for-Charity (http://www.ticketsforcharity.com) works with some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment to offer fans access to high-demand live event seats, at the same or better price they find elsewhere, while supporting great causes in the process. Tickets-for-Charity has generated millions of dollars in donations working with artists such as Billy Joel, Brad Paisley, Coldplay, Elton John, James Taylor, John Mayer, Kenny Chesney, the Rolling Stones, The Police and U2 and partners with more than 90 of the world's most respected non-profit organizations, including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, CARE, Feeding America, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Malaria No More, United Way of America and The Wildlife Conservation Society. To learn more about Tickets-for-Charity and its complete list of partners and current Charitable Sale events, please visit www.ticketsforcharity.com.
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