Philadelphia, October 1, 2013 – The City of Philadelphia has released the names of those who received tickets to the Mayor’s Box from January 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013. The City’s policy for distribution of Mayor’s Box tickets is governed by a written, public policy, which provides for the equitable distribution of complimentary tickets received by the City of Philadelphia.
Some report highlights are as follows:
- 3,715 tickets were distributed between January 1, 2013 and September 30, 2013.
- 1,928 (52%) tickets for events in the Mayor’s Box were distributed to children from recreation centers, nonprofits and other groups who attended Wells Fargo Center, Citizens Bank Park and Lincoln Financial Field events.
- 91% of all tickets that were available for use were distributed.
- Since the policy’s inception on April 4, 2008, 27,089 tickets have been distributed. 14,632 (54%) tickets have been distributed to schools, nonprofits, recreation centers and other groups.