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New York City FC Announces MetroPlusHealth as Official Health Insurance Partner

May 16, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
New York City FC News Release

New York City FC and MetroPlusHealth, New York City's high-quality, affordable health plan, today announced a new partnership, making MetroPlusHealth the official health insurance partner of the club.

As part of the new multi-year agreement, New York City FC will integrate MetroPlusHealth into fan and community events throughout the season. MetroPlusHealth will also support various free programming led by the club's nonprofit foundation, City in the Community (CITC), including Nights League, a weekend youth soccer and career readiness program, and its yearly street soccer bloc party, La Canchita.

"We're delighted that MetroPlusHealth is becoming an official partner of the club. Their commitment to the health of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers over four decades aligns closely with New York City FC's values. This alignment makes it a natural fit for our organizations to work together," says Andres Gonzalez, Vice President of Partnerships for New York City FC. "We're particularly excited to have them support our club's nonprofit work, which is committed to reaching underserved neighborhoods across the five boroughs with free soccer programming and mentorship."

"MetroPlusHealth is thrilled to partner with New York City FC, a club that shares our passion for fostering community strength and wellness," said Laura Santella-Saccone, Chief Marketing and Brand Officer of MetroPlusHealth. "Together, we are committed to enhancing the health and vitality of New Yorkers. This partnership will allow us to expand our reach and continue providing comprehensive, accessible health care. As NYC's health champions, we look forward to engaging with fans all season long, reinforcing that good health and great football belong to everyone in our city."

Since 1985, MetroPlusHealth has built a reputation for providing New Yorkers with access to affordable, quality health care at little to no cost. MetroPlusHealth is the plan of choice for over 685,000 New Yorkers and offers members a diversity of services and resources to address their unique health care needs. Its network includes 34,000 doctors, specialists, and participating hospitals and clinics across the city's five boroughs.

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