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Air Force football team gives service to community on Aug. 9‏

Ambassadors of Compassion rally with the U.S. Air Force Academy football team,

Tyson Foods, Inc., and Care and Share Food Bank to assist Colorado


   WHAT:              As Ambassadors of Compassion, the U.S. Air Force Academy football team will give service to their community on Saturday, August 9th.  Through a generous donation from Tyson Foods, Inc., the Academy’s student-athletes will participate in distributing more than 30,000 pounds of food through Care and Share Food Bank to more than 30 partner agencies in southern Colorado.


Representing the U.S. Air Force Academy, Head Coach Troy Calhoun and the football team will be joined by participating organizations Ambassadors of Compassion, Tyson Foods, Inc., Care and Share Food Bank and Bourbon Brothers Holding Corp at a press conference, followed by the food distribution.


 WHERE:           Falcon Stadium Parking Lot

                              2169 Field House Dr-South Gate

                              Academy, CO 80840

WHEN:              SaturdayAugust 9, 2014

                           12:45 p.m.                 Media Check-In

                           1:00 p.m.                   Tyson Food Distribution Kick-Off


WHO:                U.S. Air Force Academy Football: Head Coach Troy Calhoun, football players and cheer squad

                            Ambassadors of Compassion Rep from Bourbon Brothers Holding Corp: Gary Tedder, Co-Founder/Sr. VP

                            Tyson Foods, Inc.:  Fletcher Dawson, Customer Service Manager, Diversified Channels Military Sales

                            Care and Share Food Bank:  Lynne Telford, President and CEO


*Select interviews with student-athletes and executives available upon request.

   WHY:               An Ambassador of Compassion is someone who serves the needs of their community and takes responsibility for their own LIFE (Labor, Influence, Forgiveness, Experiences).  An interactive leadership program for youth across the country, Ambassadors of Compassion is part of Lift Up America, a 501c3 non-profit organization. For more information and how to donate, please visit www.aoclife.org.


                              The United States Air Force Academy, Tyson Foods, Inc., Care and Share Food Bank and Bourbon Brothers Holding Corp. are encouraging others to be an Ambassador of Compassion through calling upon communities to take action to fight domestic hunger.   Care and Share Food Bank is the largest non-profit hunger relief agency in southern Colorado.  For more information about how you can help, please visit www.careandshare.org.


CONTACT:        Kristi Roehm, Cornerstone Comm (Ambassadors of Compassion):  760.505.1686, kristiroehm1@att.net

                            Dave Toller, U.S. Air Force Academy:  719.333.3478, dave.toller@usafa.edu

                            Krista Cupp, Tyson Foods, Inc.: 479-290-5195, krista.cupp@tyson.com

                            Shannon Coker, Care and Share Food Bank:  719-434-4682, shannon@careandshare.org



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