DC Breeze Strengthen Community Partnership with Waveborn Sunglasses

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DC Breeze Ultimate, LLC
Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mackenzie Smith | 202-688-1942 |   media@the-dcbreeze.com


The DC Breeze announced today that Waveborn Sunglasses will be their Official Community Partner for the 2015 season. Waveborn changes how people see the world by selling high-quality Italian sunglasses and funding life changing cataract surgeries around the globe. DC Breeze and Waveborn will work together to promote the sport of ultimate at all skill levels and ages in the local DC community.

As the Official Community Partner for the DC Breeze, Waveborn will sponsor the pre-game youth clinics, the kids’ zone, the fan zone, video highlights, and other Breeze youth clinics throughout the season. Waveborn is a company built with a philanthropic focus – Waveborn donates 10% of profits to SEE International to fund sight restoring cataract surgeries around the globe. With its community focus and culture of giving, Waveborn is the perfect fit to work with the DC Breeze on community outreach this season.

“It’s a great pleasure to partner with the DC Breeze again this season,” says Waveborn CEO Mike Malloy, “The DC Breeze organization has a strong foundation, and we look forward to supporting the continued growth and development of ultimate in DC for years to come. Waveborn is excited to help teach the next generation of professional ultimate players.”

As partners, the DC Breeze and Waveborn will promote each other via social media. DC Breeze players will be sporting Waveborn shades during warmups, and 2014 DC Breeze captain, Jon Pressimone, will be making his male modeling debut in Waveborns this spring. Waveborn will also be well represented at home games in the fan zones and pre-game youth clinics. The Breeze organization is excited to begin the 2015 season with Waveborn as a key partner.

“Waveborn is a wonderful partner. Their organization loves ultimate, makes terrific sunglasses, and remains focused on giving back to the community and the world in the midst of their rapid growth. What more could we want in a Community Partner?” asks DC Breeze Co-Owner Don Grage.

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About The DC Breeze

DC Breeze Ultimate, LLC (DC Breeze) is a professional ultimate disc organization and member of the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL), the first and largest professional ultimate league in the world. The AUDL now has 25 teams located across the USA and Canada. The DC Breeze began play in 2013, and finished 10-4 with a playoff berth in the 2014 season. The Breeze play their home games at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. In 2015 the team will play opponents from as close as Philadelphia and as far away as Montréal, Canada. The mission of the team and the league is to increase the visibility of one of North America’s fastest growing sports by creating fun, family friendly events that showcase the sport being played at its highest level and provide inspiration for people of all ages to actively participate in the sport. To learn more, visit: https://thedcbreeze.com and http://facebook.com/dc.breeze.

About Waveborn Sunglasses

Waveborn is a sunglasses company that combines the cool of fashion with the soul of giving. For every pair of Waveborn shades purchased, Waveborn customers give the gift of sight. Waveborn partners with SEE International to fund sight-restoring cataract surgeries in countries like Ghana, India, and Nicaragua. All Waveborn sunglasses are handcrafted by artisans in Milan, Italy with lenses by Carl Zeiss. Waveborn offers a full one year warranty to replace any sunglasses that are broken, lost, or stolen. Waveborn changes how people see the world by selling high-quality Italian sunglasses and funding life changing cataract surgeries around the globe. To learn more, visit: http://www.waveborn.com and http://facebook.com/waveborn.

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