MILWAUKEE – June 8, 2017 – For the third year, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation are teaming up to host a tool drive at Miller Park. This year, the tool drive will take place on Father’s Day - Sunday, June 18. Fans can donate new or gently used tools for free tickets to the Brewers vs. Washington Nationals game on Thursday, August 31. For each tool donated, fans will receive a free Loge Level ticket (up to a maximum of 8 tickets per person).
All tools will be donated to Housing Resources, Inc. (HRI), a nonprofit organization in Milwaukee dedicated to improving the community by facilitating neighborhood improvement, stabilizing families, and supporting homebuyers in building and preserving equity for future generations. Since tools can be a big investment for homeowners, HRI’s Tool Loan Center helps Milwaukee homeowners save money with the opportunity to borrow a variety of hand and power tools throughout the year. HRI also loans tools to community organizations to do neighborhood clean-ups, beautification or maintenance projects. For a full list of accepted tools, please visit Brewers.com/tools.
There will be two donation locations on the Miller Park Plaza — one near the Associated Bank Check In Gate directly across from the pedestrian bridge and one on the Miller Park plaza near the Home Plate Gates. Donations will be accepted from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
“We are proud to partner with the Brewers Community Foundation to support the Housing Resources, Inc. Tool Loan Center, which helps homeowners maintain their homes and make a positive difference in Milwaukee neighborhoods,” said Christopher Piotrowski, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Associated Bank.
“The Brewers Community Foundation appreciates partnering with Associated Bank particularly as it relates to the critical need of housing,” said Brewers Community Foundation Executive Director Cecelia Gore. “Corporate partnerships with quality nonprofits assure that needed resources support individuals and organizations that are having a significant impact on our community.”
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ABOUT ASSOCIATED BANC-CORP
Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of $29 billion and is one of the top 50 publicly traded U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from over 200 banking locations serving more than 100 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.
ABOUT BREWERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Brewers Community Foundation harnesses the pride, passion and commitment of Brewers fans, players and other supporters to positively impact the lives of children and their families in Greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin. The Foundation’s funding efforts strategically extend financial support to nonprofits that provide quality programming in the areas of health, education, recreation and basic needs, with a particular focus on low-income and disadvantaged youth and their families.
ABOUT HOUSING RESOURCES, INC.
Housing Resources, Inc. (HRI) was founded in 1991 as a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing education and counseling to first-time low and moderate income homebuyers. HRI’s mission is to prepare people for successful home ownership. HRI has assisted thousands of individuals and families in achieving their goal of homeownership, as well as provided services that help homeowners maintain their homes.
Housing Resources, Inc. is a part of the national NeighborWorks network, an affiliation of more than 240 nonprofit organizations located in every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. In 2016, the NeighborWorks network helped 360,000 individuals and families with affordable housing and counseling. The NeighborWorks network was founded and is supported by NeighborWorks America, which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities.