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Give Veterans & Their Families Free Tickets for Life!

How do you normally observe Veterans Day? Of course, you’re looking forward to a day off and perhaps you do nothing out of the ordinary at all. How many Americans do the same thing?

Veterans Day (called “Remembrance Day” in several other countries) is the celebration  of the end of World War I, where on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month  (Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.), a treaty was signed to end the war.  Traditionally, it is celebrated in most countries, by holding a two minute ceremony or vigil or prayer at 11 a.m., both in remembrance of those who gave their lives in military service and in gratitude for those currently in the military are putting their lives on the line for this country.

What if you could do something this Veterans Day that would take you two minutes, but would give veterans, active military and their families access to free event tickets for a lifetime? What if your friends could do that, too? Sound too good to be true? Well, it’s true, thanks to the hard work of the non-profit Vet Tix.
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A New Way to Say “Thank You” to Veterans Today!

Brown Paper Tickets is proud to announce a partnership with Veteran Tickets Foundation, (also known as “Vet Tix”) to provide a new, easy way for producers and their ticket-buyers to donate tickets to U.S. veterans. This partnership is expected to double the number of tickets being donated to active military, veterans and their families in its first year. It will also enable Vet Tix to begin donations of tickets to U.S. military personnel stationed around the globe.

“The number of tickets donated will easily be as high as 500,000 per year,” said William S. Jordan, Founder and President of Brown Paper Tickets. “Many artists, bands, sports teams, venues and anyone who organizes an event are attracted to Brown Paper Tickets because of our business ethos of giving back; we make a donation to charity with every ticket sold. The same motivations that bring millions to our site may inspire them to join us in saying ‘thank you’ to those who have served our country in the U.S. military.”

“Veteran Tickets Foundation is delighted that Brown Paper Tickets has offered to partner with us by creating a portal for event producers and ticket buyers to make donations to our foundation,” said CEO and Founder of Vet Tix Michael Focareto. ” We’d like to thank Brown Paper Tickets for believing in our mission of giving something to those who have given so much.”
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