SKITTLES: A Seattle Mix for Fans and Marshawn Lynch! (LINK)

SKITTLES: A Seattle Mix for Fans and Marshawn Lynch! (LINK)

And the headline on seattlepi.com reads…

Skittles signs Marshawn Lynch to endorsement deal; city gets ‘Seattle Mix’

And ESPN reports:

While specific terms of the deal are unknown, sources told ESPN that Lynch will receive financial compensation. The brand also will donate $10,000 to Lynch’s Fam First Foundation for every touchdown he scores in Sunday’s Super Bowl.

The deal marks the first time the rainbow candy brand ever has paid an athlete.

To celebrate the partnership, Skittles has made limited-edition packages of a “Seattle Mix,” a bag the brand will hand out this week that includes only circles of blue and green colors.

Seattle’s own Skittles will look like this:

The Seahawks say the special-edition Skittles will be available at auction with the proceeds going to charity.

More details here.

Pretty cool eh? - Shellie Hart

About Shellie Hart

Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 2X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital with weekly participation in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”

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