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Esurance Joins Forces with the Bryan Brothers and USTA Serves to Benefit At-Risk Youth

San Francisco, CA — August 08, 2012

Esurance, the official car insurance sponsor of the US Open, is teaming up with the 2012 Olympic champion Bryan Brothers and USTA Serves to support two tennis programs benefiting at-risk youth.

Facebook users can go to Esurance's Facebook page at to vote for one of the two "game-changing" programs. Esurance will donate $50,000 to USTA Serves to be distributed to each of the programs based on the percentage of votes received. Voters can also enter a sweepstakes to win a trip for two to the men's singles final of the 2013 US Open.*

Additionally, visitors to the Facebook page will have access to an exclusive video of the Bryans, as well as more information about USTA Serves and the two participating tennis programs — East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring and the Kids and Police Tennis Association.

"USTA Serves is excited to partner with Esurance to support East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring and Kids and Police Tennis Association. Both programs are game changers for the hundreds of kids benefitting from the powerful combination of tennis and education. Now they'll get the extra attention, tutoring, and computer support they need to succeed in school and throughout their lives," said Deborah Larkin, Executive Director USTA Serves.

About USTA Serves

USTA Serves is a not-for-profit entity dedicated to enhancing the lives of at-risk children and individuals with disabilities through the integration of tennis and education. People from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds are beneficiaries of USTA Serves, which supports organizations that use tennis as a vehicle to help at-risk children finish high school and qualify for college scholarships.

"USTA Serves is a great organization that's making a difference in the lives of young people around the country," said Esurance CEO Gary Tolman. "Giving back to the community is a cornerstone of Esurance's philosophy, and our work with USTA Serves and the Bryan Brothers continues our tradition of being a long-time supporter of charity in tennis."

About East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring

East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring (EPATT) has made a difference for more than 1,500 at-risk students over the past 25 years. Using a unique mix of academic tutoring and tennis instruction, EPATT gives students the strong academic, athletic, and social skills they need to become successful adults in their community. Through EPATT, neighbors, teachers, coaches, and mentors are making a lasting impact on kids in need.

About Kids and Police Tennis Association

The Kids and Police Tennis Association (KAPTA) provides year-round, after-school tennis, health, and education programs to 500 kids in low-income areas. KAPTA is a joint effort between the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department and the Police Athletic League with the goal of teaching young people to be accountable, responsible, independent, and critical thinkers.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Sweepstakes begins at 1:15 p.m. PT on 7/26/12. Ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on 9/9/12. Open to legal residents of any 1 of the 50 US or DC who are at least 18 & age of majority. Internet access, a Facebook account in good standing and a "Like" of Sponsor's page may be required. Void where prohibited. SUBJECT TO FULL OFFICIAL RULES by mailing with proper postage a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to "Esurance Game Changer Sweepstakes, ATTN: Official Rules Request, 650 Davis Street, San Francisco, CA 94111." VT residents may omit return postage. ARV of prize: $4500. Prize details may vary. Winner must be able to attend 2013 US Open Men's singles final in Flushing, NY or the prize may be forfeited. Eligible individuals are limited to one (1) entry per person, per email address, per day. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. The charities referenced in this program are each either a not-for-profit or non-for-profit entity that has the purpose stated on its own website. You may obtain official financial and additional information of each charity by sending a written request to or calling the charity itself (contact information available on the charity's website) or, for USTA Serves, the New York State Attorney General Charities Bureau at 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10271. For more information on USTA Serves, visit Sponsor: Esurance Insurance Services, Inc., 650 Davis St., San Francisco, California 94111-1922. USTA Serves Incorporated is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, not-for-profit, charitable and educational organization. IRS ID #13-3782331. ©2012. USTA Serves Incorporated, 70 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, NY 10604. All rights reserved.


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