SAN ANTONIO, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit which provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and Wounded Warriors, has received a donation of over $6 million in "Entertainment® Membership Books" and $1 million in small toys from Entertainment® Promotions. Entertainment Membership Books are filled with coupons and offers worth thousands of dollars in savings from leading national brands and regional businesses including local dining, shopping, movie tickets, car care, travel, and attractions. The books will be distributed to military families around the country by Operation Homefront chapters and volunteers.
"We're very pleased that Entertainment has stepped up and offered these products to help us raise the level of our assistance to military families in need," said Jim Knotts, President & CEO of Operation Homefront. "This partnership will provide us with greater resources to implement our existing programs. In addition, this is a great morale program for the families we serve."
"Entertainment Memberships, whether accessed from our iconic book or from our new all digital Entertainment.com™ Savings Membership make it possible for families to realize everyday savings on the brands and activities they love," said Dean DeBiase, Chairman and CEO of Entertainment Promotions. "And certainly there are no families more deserving of support at this time than America's military families, who sacrifice so much every day in service to our country. We're proud to be associated with Operation Homefront, and thrilled that we can do something to make life a little more fun for service members, their spouses, and their kids."
Entertainment Books and Entertainment.com memberships bring consumers unique promotional offers and discounts in a broad range of products and services through one of the largest partner networks of local, regional and national merchants and advertisers. The company helps brands and businesses reach highly qualified and motivated consumers through integrated retail, online, social, mobile, affiliate, corporate, direct to consumer and fundraising channels.
About Operation Homefront: Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 4,500 volunteers across 23 chapters and has met more than 590,000 needs since 2002. A four-star rated charity by watchdog Charity Navigator, nationally, 94 percent of total revenue donated to Operation Homefront goes directly to support service members and their families. For more information about Operation Homefront, please visit www.OperationHomefront.net.
About Entertainment: Entertainment Promotions™ (www.Entertainment.com) is a leader in providing the most recognized and purchased consumer discount and promotion products in communities throughout North America, Australia and New Zealand. Entertainment® provides a mutually beneficial solution for consumers looking to spend less on the things they love to do, businesses seeking to increase sales and community partners searching for effective fundraising solutions. Entertainment distributes a diverse suite of products including: Entertainment.com Savings Membership, Entertainment® Daily Deals, Entertainment® Mobile and The Entertainment membership book; custom local discount products; co-branded online member discount sites; and specialized promotions designed for corporate clients, as well as consumer products such as Sally Foster®. For more information, visit www.entertainment.com and www.entertainment.com/fundraising.
SOURCE Operation Homefront