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Santander Invites Eagles Fans to Lincoln Financial Field for Holiday Celebration

Santander Invites Eagles Fans to Take Holiday Photos on Field at Lincoln Financial Field

Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles today announced “Santander Holiday Snaps,” a free family-friendly event to kick off the holiday season that will take place Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at Lincoln Financial Field.

“Santander Holiday Snaps” allows a select number of lucky fans to capture the spirit of the holiday season from a unique field level vantage point within the stadium. Fans will have the opportunity to have a professional holiday photo taken on the Eagles field. In addition to this priceless photo opportunity, fans can enjoy a festival full of free holiday activities including cookie decorating, holiday story time, locker room tours, movie screening and more, including surprise appearances from Eagles players, Eagles Cheerleaders and SWOOP. Refreshments will be served.

“At Santander, we admire and respect the unwavering passion Philadelphia Eagles fans have for their favorite team, and we look forward to celebrating their enthusiasm by providing a truly unique holiday experience,” said Angela Moultrie, Santander’s region president for the Pennsylvania/New Jersey Central regions. “As we usher in the season of giving, we’re excited to host a free winter festival that provides fans with unprecedented stadium access, exciting photo opportunities and other fun activities for fans to enjoy.”

Eagles fans can attend the “Santander Holiday Snaps” holiday festival by registering for the event at http://santanderbank.com/holidaysnaps. The event will run from 5 to 8 p.m., with select registration times available for the on-field photo opportunities. Space is limited and advance registration is required, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. While the event will take place rain or shine, on-field photo opportunities are weather permitting.

“It’s a pleasure to team up with Santander once again as our partnership provides the ability to offer our devoted fans unparalleled experiences,” said Tracy Foster, Vice President of Corporate Partner Activations. “We are thrilled the Bank is offering Eagles fans an opportunity to see the field from our players’ perspectives and capture the moment for their family holidays.”

In the spirit of the holiday season, participating fans are encouraged to bring a new book to donate at the event.

Santander Bank N.A. is the Official Bank of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Santander Bank, N.A. is one of the country’s largest retail and commercial banks with $74.2 billion in assets. With its corporate offices in Boston, the Bank’s approximately 9,600 employees, over 600 branches, more than 2,000 ATMs and 2.1 million customers are principally located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Madrid-based Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN) – one of the most respected banking groups in the world with more than 125 million customers in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. It is overseen by Santander Holdings USA, Inc., Banco Santander’s intermediate holding company in the U.S. For more information on Santander Bank, please visit www.santanderbank.com.

Philadelphia Eagles Player Channels Dr. Seuss To Lead Story Time With Local Kids As Santander Donates 3,000 Books To Philadelphia Reads

Bank executives, Eagles Youth Partnership Representatives, Local Kids Gather to Commemorate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, Read Across America Day, and Culmination of Bank’s Inaugural Book Drive to Provide Literacy Opportunities for At-Risk Youth

Who:

  • Philadelphia Eagles Player
  • Philadelphia Eagles Mascot SWOOP
  • Eagles Youth Partnership’s Storybook Man
  • More than 50 students from West Oak Lane Charter School
  • Angela Moultrie, Region President, Santander (TBC)
  • David Swoyer, Commercial Banking Regional Executive, Santander
  • James Wujcik, Business Banking Market Manager, Santander
  • Kristen Angelucci, Marketing & Development Director, Philadelphia Reads

What:
A book donation event of more than 3,000 books collected by Santander Bank for Philadelphia Reads to distribute to at-risk youth. At the event, which coincides with Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day, a
Philadelphia Eagles player will remind students that “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax. All you need is a book.” Before the book presentation, the player, along with the Eagles Youth Partnership’s (EYP) Storybook Man, will read Dr. Seuss stories to more than 50 local students from West Oak Lane Charter School, who will also enjoy a meet and  greet opportunity with the player and the Eagles mascot, SWOOP.

The Santander Book Drive was established in 2015 in partnership with EYP, a nonprofit organization that serves more than 50,000 low-income children in Greater Philadelphia. EYP selected Philadelphia Reads – a non-profit organization that provides meaningful opportunities for individuals, community groups and foundations to help students build strong literacy skills by the end of third grade – as the Santander Book Drive beneficiary. The organization will distribute the new books, which were donated by employees and customers across 60 local Santander branches, to students at Philadelphia Public Schools.                   

When:
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.                     

Where:
Philadelphia Reads Book Bank*
The Martin Luther King High School, Room T 137
6100 Stenton Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19138

*Entry/Parking Instructions – Please enter on the Haines Street side in the parking lot that is closest to Stenton Ave. There will be a loading dock and an awning that says PCAT

Why:
Great visuals of the Eagles player and Eagles Youth Partnership’s Storybook Man interacting with local students in celebration of the Santander Book Drive, Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day, while promoting the importance of making literacy accessible to Greater Philadelphia public school children.
                  

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About Santander Bank
Santander Bank, N.A. is one of the country’s top retail banks by deposits and a wholly owned subsidiary of Banco Santander, S.A. – one of the most respected banking groups in the world.  With its corporate offices in Boston, Santander Bank’s more than 670 branches and nearly 2,100 ATMs are principally located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The Bank’s 9,400 employees are committed to helping our more than 2.1 million customers make progress toward their financial goals with the support of our call centers, interactive online banking platform and easy-to-use mobile app. Madrid-based Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN), serves more than 117 million customers in the U.K., Europe, Latin America and the U.S.  Through its local affiliates, including Santander Bank, Banco Santander is the largest corporate contributor to higher education in the world, investing over $165 million annually in colleges and universities across more than 20 countries, including the U.S.  For more information on Santander Bank, please visit www.santanderbank.com.

Media Contact:
Sarah Rich, Elevate Communications: 617-861-3658, srich@elevatecom.com