December 08, 2010

Houston Hip-Hop Artist Bun B and Boost Mobile Host Holiday Food Drive to Benefit the Houston Food Bank

Donate five canned goods and receive a free pair of tickets to the Dec. 18 Bun B concert at Warehouse Live

HOUSTON (BUSINESS WIRE), December 08, 2010 - To aid in the fight against hunger this holiday season, Boost Mobile has teamed with Houston hip-hop artist Bun B to host a food drive to benefit the Houston Food Bank. From now until Dec. 18, 22 Boost Mobile stores throughout the Houston area will serve as drop off locations. Visitors who drop off five or more cans of food will receive a free pair of tickets to Bun B’s concert at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at Warehouse Live in Houston.

"Once again at this time of year, when so many are without the basic necessities of life, Boost Mobile and 2 Trill Entertainment are more than happy to recommit themselves to helping the Houston community," said Bun B.

This is the second year Boost Mobile has partnered with Bun B for a holiday food drive. In 2009, the effort produced more than 7,000 cans of food to donate to the Houston Food Bank. For more information and a complete list of drop-off locations, visit www.warehouselive.com.

“Boost Mobile believes in the positive power of music,” said Maurice Elrod, local marketing manager, Boost Mobile. “Partnering with Bun B to is a great way to encourage the Houston community to give back this holiday season. We are confident we will provide the Houston Food Bank a large contribution of canned goods.”

About Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile, one of Sprint’s prepaid brands, offers wireless phones and services with no long-term contracts. Boost Mobile redefines value for wireless consumers with its $50 Monthly Unlimited with Shrinkage service where the longer you stay the less you pay with on-time payments for unlimited voice, text messaging, Web, e-mail, IM and calls to 411. Boost Mobile offers nationwide service on the Nationwide Sprint Network, reaching more than 275 million people, and on the Nextel National Network, reaching more than 278 million people, with no activation or long-distance fees. Boost Mobile offers a selection of quality handsets from Motorola, Sanyo, Research In Motion (RIM) and Samsung, ranging from entry-level to high-end devices available nationwide at nearly 20,000 major retail stores, including Best Buy, RadioShack, Target and Walmart, Sprint retail stores, independent wireless dealer locations, and on HSN, a leading TV home shopping network. Re-Boost® cards are available at approximately 100,000 locations throughout the United States. Experience Boost Mobile on the Web at MySpace, Facebook and Twitter; and purchase products at www.boostmobile.com.


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Danielle Alvarez Babbington, 949-748-3418

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