Chrysler Group Teams with Local Charities to Deliver Holiday Entertainment
900 tickets for Little Caesars Pizza Bowl to be distributed in time for the holidays
AUBURN HILLS, MI--Dec. 19, 2012: As a sponsor of the 2012 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl where Central Michigan University will take on Western Kentucky at Ford Field on Wed., December 26, Chrysler Group has donated 900 tickets to various nonprofit organizations in Detroit. By teaming with five local organizations, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, Detroit Urban League, New Detroit, Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development, Inc. (LA SED) and Orchards Children's Services, Chrysler Group will distribute the complimentary bowl tickets in time for the holiday season as a part of its continued commitment to Detroit and its residents.
Youth and families from Boys and Girls Club branches throughout Southeastern Michigan will use their tickets for an afternoon of family fun. The Detroit Urban League will use the ticket donation from Chrysler as a year-end reward for high school students and staff in their "College Club" program. New Detroit will give their tickets to kids in their youth-based organizations that are committed to helping the community. Through LA SED, tickets will be given to families who have applied to the Operation Joy program and Orchards Children's Services will distribute its tickets to foster families, adoptive parents, and at-risk families to enjoy the unique sporting event with family.
"Chrysler Group is committed to the revitalization of Detroit and takes tremendous pride in partnering with local organizations such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and LA SED as well as our sponsorship of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl," said Fred Diaz, President and CEO -- Ram Truck Brand and Chrysler de Mexico. "These relationships provide us with a great opportunity to uplift spirits, promote holiday goodwill and offer family entertainment for Detroit's youth and community members."
Fans attending the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl at Ford Field can check out the all-new Ram 1500 with 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine built with the first 8-speed transmission and rotary shifter found in a pickup truck. Equipped with the two-wheel drivetrain, the 2013 Ram 1500 achieves EPA-rated 25 highway miles to the gallon, returning 20-percent better fuel economy. Knowledgeable product specialists will be on hand to answer questions and those who register onsite to receive more information about Ram Truck brand products will be automatically entered into the Chrysler Group National Giveaway for a chance to win $45,000 towards any eligible Chrysler Group vehicle. A winner will be drawn in January 2013.