CREDIT ONE BANK ANNOUNCES 2019-2020 HOCKEY SEASON CHARITY PARTNERSHIP WITH THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS FOUNDATION
FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY PARTNERS WITH LOCAL CHARITIES TO GIVE BACK
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LAS VEGAS (Nov. 27, 2019) – Credit One Bank, a technology and data-driven financial services company and the Official Credit Card of the Vegas Golden Knights, announces a charity initiative with the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation benefitting seven non-profit organizations focusing on homelessness in Las Vegas.
Credit One Bank and the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation will host a series of home-game fundraisers at T-Mobile Arena, beginning Friday, Nov. 29. At select Vegas Golden Knights home games, a charity partner will benefit from a silent auction on the concourse at T-Mobile Arena near Section 13. Silent auction items will include signed Vegas Golden Knights gear. The total amount raised for each charity will then be matched up to $12,000 by Credit One Bank for a total of up to $84,000 for all seven charities. Checks will be presented to all seven organizations during an event at the end of the season.
Charity partners for the 2019-2020 NHL hockey season include: Family Promise of Las Vegas, HELP of Southern Nevada, HomeAid Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Rescue Mission, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), The Shade Tree, and U.S.VETS Las Vegas.
Charity activation dates for the 2019-2020 Vegas Golden Knights season are*:
- Friday, Nov. 29, 2019: U.S.VETS Las Vegas
- Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019: Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY)
- Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020: Family Promise of Las Vegas
- Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020: HELP of Southern Nevada
- Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020: The Shade Tree
- Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2020: Las Vegas Rescue Mission
- Saturday, Mar. 21, 2020: HomeAid Southern Nevada
*Dates are subject to change
“We’re proud to shed light on the needs in our community through non-profits that align with the giving pillars of our company,” said John Coombe, senior vice president of marketing, Credit One Bank. “Alongside the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation, we can help provide the financial resources to fulfill the mission of each organization.”
Credit One Bank is dedicated to giving back to its community through charitable donations of time, resources, and funding. The bank’s three primary areas of outreach are affordable housing & homelessness, employment services, and financial education. In addition to the company’s financial support for these charities, Credit One Bank employees further support each organization by donating their time and expertise as members of their Boards.
About Credit One Bank
Credit One Bank, N.A. is a technology and data-driven financial services company offering a full range of consumer credit card products. As one of the largest credit card banks in the United States, Credit One Bank issues Visa®, Mastercard®, and American Express® products, as well as the Official Credit Card of NASCAR® and NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. Credit One Bank is also the official credit card partner of the Raiders, Big 12 Conference, and Las Vegas Aviators. Learn more at CreditOneBank.com and connect with us @CreditOneBank on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.
About the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation
The Vegas Golden Knights Foundation serves as the team’s main charitable beneficiary and provides a positive philanthropic impact on the greater Las Vegas community and beyond. Acknowledging the important role our team plays in strengthening Las Vegas communities, the Foundation is focused on delivering maximum community impact by building effective programs and community partnerships through our five giving pillars – military, veterans and first responders; education; health and wellness; hunger and homelessness; and youth development through sports. Our players, coaches and staff enthusiastically lead the way in supporting community development efforts and setting an example for our loyal fans. For more information visit our website at https://www.nhl.com/goldenknights/community/vgkfoundation.
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