Mizzou Athletics & Veterans United Announce Expanded Seating Campaign for Ozark Radio News Service
COLUMBIA, Missouri – Mizzou Athletics and Veterans United Home Loans jointly announced an expanded partnership making Veterans United the exclusive and official national mortgage lender for Mizzou Athletics
This elevated relationship will extend to current veteran and military focused initiatives to honor our nation’s heroes, as well as the launch of new community campaigns to deepen Veterans United and Mizzou’s commitment to the people of Columbia. and Missouri.
“Veterans United Home Loans is one of the great success stories of the Columbia business community, and it’s a partnership that fits into Mizzou Athletics in so many impactful ways,” said Greg Hulen, Director of Revenue for Mizzou Athletics. “We are delighted to partner with our own hometown hero at Veterans United, to further support and thank the men and women of our service members and their families.”
One ongoing initiative that will benefit from an immediate upgrade is the Veterans United Seats for Service campaign. Veterans United and Mizzou Athletics will provide 1,500 tickets to the Tigers’ remaining home football games, making Memorial Stadium a true Home for Heroes.
“Veterans United has deep roots in Colombia, and we are proud to extend our partnership with Mizzou Athletics,” said Brian Butcher, director of corporate marketing for Veterans United Home Loans. “We are delighted to join forces to support our veterans and share the excitement of Mizzou football.”
Beginning in Mizzou’s home game against North Texas on Saturday, October 9 at 3 p.m., current and former military members are invited to register for the opportunity to claim two tickets via an online campaign.
Community members can also participate in one of two ways:
• Buy a $ 15 ticket to send a hero to the Military Appreciation Game on November 13 against South Carolina. BUY ONLINE TODAY!
• If you are a season ticket holder and cannot attend the match, you can log into your Ticketmaster account and donate your tickets to be claimed by a Hero. DONATE NOW!
“We are proud to continue working with Veterans United. The Seats for Service initiative is great, and we look forward to welcoming current and former military members to enjoy a game day with the Tigers, ”said Josh Pell, Managing Director of Mizzou Sports Properties, the university athletics multimedia rights holder that manages the relationship.
ABOUT UNITED HOME LOANS VETERANS
Based in Columbia, Missouri, the national full-service lender funded more than $ 25.8 billion in loans in 2020 and is the nation’s largest VA purchase lender. The company’s mission is to help veterans and the military use the mortgage benefits earned by their service. The charitable arm of the employee-led company, the Veterans United Foundation, is committed to improving the lives of Veterans and military families nationwide by focusing on supporting military families and organizations at nonprofits that strengthen local communities. Veterans United Home Loans and its employees have donated over $ 100 million to the Foundation since its inception in November 2011.
ABOUT MIZZOU SPORTS PROPERTIES
Mizzou sports properties represents the University of Missouri only. In full collaboration with the university, this locally based LEARFIELD team is committed to extending the affinity of the Tigers brand to businesses and corporations of all sizes looking to align with the undeniably loyal and passionate fan base.