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June 10, 2010

New York Residents Gather to Volunteer Their Time in Exchange for Free Lady Gaga Tickets

Virgin Mobile USA Hosts "Free I.P." Program for July 9 Concert

Jun 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Virgin Mobile USA:

WHAT:

Virgin Mobile USA, sponsor of the upcoming second leg of Lady Gaga's North American
tour, is providing volunteers in the New York City area with an opportunity to earn
tickets to Virgin Mobile Presents the Monster Ball starring Lady Gaga coming to New
York on July 6-9, 2010.

A group of volunteers have signed up to on June 11 and 12 to paint and clean the
Green Chimneys location, a local homeless youth organization and partner of Virgin
Mobile's RE*Generation initiative to fight youth homelessness.

For the second leg of Lady Gaga's tour, Virgin Mobile USA is extending its innovative
"Free I.P." program nationally, offering fans where Lady Gaga will be performing,
free show tickets in exchange for volunteering their time.

Great photo and interview opps

WHEN:

June 11 and June 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. each day

[Each volunteer has to serve a minimum of 8 hours]

WHO:

Interview Opportunities:

On site:

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With volunteers

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Green Chimneys, Carmen Quinones, RHY Program Director,

718-732-1510

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Virgin Mobile USA, Felicia Hill, manager of Pro-Social
Initiatives (by phone)

WHERE:

Green Chimneys
79 Alexander Avenue - 42A Bronx, NY 10454

MORE INFO:

The "Free I.P." volunteer program originated at Virgin Mobile FreeFest last
August and was also part of Lady Gaga's earlier tour. The initiative gives
concert fans the chance to receive tickets in exchange for volunteer hours
at local homeless youth organizations throughout the country. This past
summer, the "Free I.P." program at FreeFest generated more than 30,000 hours
of community service by concert-goers. To date Virgin Mobile has given away
hundreds of tickets through the Free I.P. program as part of the Lady Gaga tour.

SOURCE: Sprint

Media Contact:
Virgin Mobile USA
Corinne Nosal
Office: 908-607-4235
Mobile: 973-945-8766
E-mail: Corinne.nosal@virginmobileusa.com


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