SOUTH CAROLINA (April 1, 2012) – POWERADE®, the Official Sports Drink of the FIFA World Cup, is teaming with Publix to nurture the next generation of soccer stars by supporting South Carolina Youth Soccer and member associations throughout the southeast.
During the promotional period of August 11th – 31st in participating stores, 25¢ from every multipack of POWERADE purchased at Publix stores will be donated back to the five State Soccer Associations. Packs included in the promotion are the 8 pack 20 fl oz and 6 pack 12 fl oz for all flavors.
South Carolina Youth Soccer Association partnership fits perfectly with POWERADE’s mission to help athletes power through to success. One of the brand’s strongest beliefs is that, through hard work and determination, athletes can overcome obstacles and achieve new heights. A similar spirit is celebrated and instilled by South Carolina Youth Soccer.
In addition to the soccer program activation, the POWERADE® star will shine bright at Publix stores this spring with a myriad of great deals, including BOGO and multi-pack sales in April and May.
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