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Ems and Easyhome Team Up
02/13/2014 12:15 PM ET

The Eugene Emeralds, Northwest League affiliate of the San Diego Padres, are partnering with Easyhome to offer free tickets to local low-income families. Easyhome Lease-to-Own center is proud to donate 2,000 tickets to the Emeralds game against the Hillsboro Hops on Monday, August 18.

Select tickets will be distributed at Easyhome's retail location at 1671 N. 18th Street in Springfield, OR but the majority will be handed out with the help of the Housing and Community Service Agency of Lane County (HACSA). Tickets will be made available after the Emeralds Opening Day on June 18. The ticket promotion will be highlighted when Sluggo visits Easyhome on Saturday August 16th. Follow the Emeralds and Easyhome on Facebook and Twitter for more information.

"We are looking to build off of last year's event when Easyhome helped us pack the house with Ems fans who otherwise may not have been able to afford a family outing to a ballgame," said Emeralds General Manager Allan Benavides. "HACSA is a fantastic partner to work with and are always appreciative of the help they receive from the business community."

Since 1977, the Housing and Community Services Agency (HACSA) of Lane County has provided affordable housing and related community services to low-income residents of Eugene, Springfield and rural Lane County. HACSA is the second largest housing authority in Oregon, offering a variety of affordable housing options to individuals and families in Lane County.

"We really enjoy having the opportunity to work with great organizations like HACSA and the Eugene Emeralds. Especially when it comes to sharing a great American Past Time like a Baseball game with our friends and neighbors." Said Easyhome Owner/Operator Jim Webb.

Easyhome is North America's most affordable alternative payment store that provides a contemporary, customer-friendly environment for Lease Purchases. Easyhome believes everyone should be given the opportunity to enhance their home and lifestyle. We are the leader in helping people get exactly what they want for as long as they want.

The Eugene Emeralds work tirelessly to provide the families and residents Lane County with affordable and creative options to take in a night of baseball. The Ems are excited to partner with Easyhome and HACSA to provide 2,000 members of the community with a FREE night of baseball at one of theNorthwest's finest baseball venues - PK Park.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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