Starbucks and Sounders FC honor active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps match on August 1st

SEATTLE, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks and the Sounders FC are honoring active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC match on August 1st at CenturyLink Field.

To redeem tickets, bring military ID to one of two Starbucks community store locations – 23rd & Jackson in Seattle, or Highway 512 & South Tacoma Way in Lakewood, Washington. Look for the Sounders FC between 2 and 4 p.m. on Monday July 27th to receive a maximum of 2 tickets per military ID, while supplies last.

This ticket give-away is one of many ways Starbucks pays tribute to military service. Starbucks is also creating opportunity for veterans and military spouses as they transition from military service to civilian careers. Starbucks is committed to hiring at least 10,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2018.

Read more stories about veterans and military spouses at Starbucks in this special online magazine: Paying Tribute, Creating Opportunity.

About Starbucks Hometown
For more than 40 years, Starbucks has had the pleasure of calling Seattle home. Starbucks is proud of its roots and honored to be a part of the community that has been with us from the beginning. Starbucks continues to celebrate the community at its SoDo headquarters, roasting plant in Kent, Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in Seattle, and in stores throughout Western Washington. Starbucks is proud to support local initiatives through partnerships with like-minded local organizations including the University of Washington, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders FC, Seattle Theatre Group, Seafair, and the Seattle International Film Festival. Learn more at http://www.starbucks.com/seattle.

For more information on this news release, contact the Starbucks Newsroom.

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Starbucks and Sounders FC honor active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps match on August 1st Photos courtesy Corky Trewin

Starbucks and Sounders FC honor active service members and veterans with complimentary tickets for the Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps match on August 1st
Photos courtesy Corky Trewin