Each organization to be recognized on-court
at Nets remaining home games at NYCB LIVE
LONG ISLAND (Feb. 26, 2020) – The Long Island Nets and Pink Tie will donate $25,000 to seven local non-profit organizations beginning this Thursday, Feb. 27, through Friday, Mar. 27. Together, the Nets and Pink Tie will recognize one organization with an on-court ceremony and donation at each of the Nets’ seven remaining home games at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds from every ticket sold to the Nets’ next seven home games will be donated to the selected charities.
On Thursday, Feb. 27, the Nets and Pink Tie will tip off the donation campaign by recognizing the Family and Children’s Association (FCA). FCA is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to providing help and hope to Long Island’s most vulnerable children, families, seniors and communities.
“The Long Island Nets are excited to partner with Pink Tie and help elevate their mission to benefit local organizations in Long Island,” said Alton Byrd, Vice President of Business Operations for the Long Island Nets. “We feel it is essential to support and work with groups like Pink Tie that have a distinct focus on impacting and improving communities right in our backyard, because together we can make a huge difference.”
“We are excited to join forces with the Long Island Nets to further support local charities as well as raise funds for worthy causes that directly impact and better our Long Island community,” said Mike Cave, Founder of Pink Tie.
Pink Tie was established in 2015 after founders Mike and Rich Cave lost their aunt to breast cancer. The organization aims to bring community, philanthropy and business together, and has supported the Long Island community by benefitting local organizations with a focus on research, education and cures to diseases such as breast cancer and pediatric cancer. To date, Pink Tie has raised over $1 million for local philanthropic causes and supported over 100 charities on Long Island.
Individual tickets for Long Island Nets games at NYCB LIVE are on sale now and can be purchased at longislandnets.com, Ticketmaster.com, nycblive.com or at the Ticketmaster Box Office at the Coliseum. Partial season ticket memberships, group tickets and fan experience packages are also available and can be purchased by calling 844.LINETS.1 or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Long Island Nets
The Long Island Nets are the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets. The team was founded ahead of the 2016-17 season and plays its home games at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on Long Island. Following a record-setting 2018-19 season, Long Island made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, won the Eastern Conference Championship and reached the NBA G League Finals. For more information, please visit longislandnets.com and follow @longislandnets on Twitter and Instagram.
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