For the fifth year in a row, Virgin Mobile FreeFest returns and wants fans to live like a rockstar. Virgin Mobile Canada haas teamed up with Samsung Canada and Porter Airlines to send a private plane filled with members and their plus ones to Virgin Mobile USA’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest taking place on September 21, 2013 in Columbia, Maryland.
Virgin Mobile FreeFest is a free music festival held at the iconic Merriweather Post Pavilion, and packs an line up of bands for a great cause: supporting the RE*Generation movement in the fight against youth homelessness. A portion of the proceeds from the upcoming FreeFest will support Sasha Bruce Youthwork, an organization in Washington D.C. that assists at-risk and homeless youth.
Contest winners will live like a rockstar – their experience includes roundtrip flights to Toronto followed by a private flight from Toronto to Washington, D.C., hotel accommodation, sweet Samsung gifts and more. In addition, winners will get the opportunity to make a difference here in Canada. Virgin Mobile Canada and Samsung Hope for Children will make a donation in each winner’s name to Virgin Unite’s RE*Generation. All of the donations will go directly to local non-profit organizations that assist at-risk and homeless youth in Canada. Just by winning, each Member gets to help in creating brighter futures for at-risk and homeless youth across the country.
“The Virgin Mobile FreeFest experience is one of our biggest Member benefits yet,” says Andrew Bridge, Managing Director, Virgin Mobile Canada. “Teaming up with Samsung has allowed us to create a truly unforgettable experience for our Members while also supporting Virgin’s RE*Generation movement both here in Canada and in the United States.”
“We’re excited to partner with Virgin Mobile on this unique flyaway experience,” says Paul Brannen, Vice President, Mobile Business Solutions at Samsung Canada. “This Virgin Mobile FreeFest experience is not just about the music, it’s about a great cause that directly benefits Canadian youth and we’re thrilled to be a part of it.”
Winners outside Ontario will travel to Toronto on Thursday, September 19. A special kick-off party will be hosted for all winners at Billy Bishop Airport prior to boarding their private Porter Airlines flight to Virgin Mobile FreeFest taking place on Saturday, September 21.