Ohio Veteran Receives Mortgage-Free Home from Tim McGraw, Operation Homefront and Chase

Ohio Veteran Receives Mortgage-Free Home from Tim McGraw, Operation Homefront
                                  and Chase

PR Newswire

CLEVELAND, July 27, 2012

CLEVELAND, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --At his July 29 concert at
Cleveland Browns Stadium, Tim McGraw will congratulate U.S. Army Specialist
Frank DeLorenzo on being awarded a mortgage-free home in North Royalton, Ohio.
Country music superstar Tim McGraw recently launched a nationwide program
called HomeFront, in partnership with Operation Homefront and Chase, to award
mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and servicemembers at each concert of
his summer tour.


DeLorenzo grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and served in both Afghanistan and
Iraq. Since being honorably discharged, his commitment to serve remains
stronger than ever as DeLorenzo now works as an Army Wounded Warrior Advocate
helping soldiers like himself. In addition, DeLorenzo and his wife recently
founded Wags 4 Warriors, a nonprofit organization that matches veterans with
rescue dogs that are trained to assist veterans in need. DeLorenzo and his
wife have five children and are looking forward to moving into their new home
and building a solid foundation for the future.

McGraw has a long history of supporting veterans and military families and
wanted to find another way to honor our vets and give back to them for their
commitment and service to our country. "My sister's a veteran of the first
Gulf War. My uncle was a Vietnam veteran and my grandfather was a World War II
veteran. I've always felt a deep sense of respect and obligation to our
troops," says McGraw. "Being able to reward them for their dedicated work with
a new home is even more rewarding for us. It feels so good to give back to
them, and to have the opportunity to entertain them is something I'm honored
to do."

In addition to the homes, provided by Chase, both ACM Lifting Lives, the
charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music, and The Premier Group on
behalf of the North Carolina Furniture Manufacturers, have made substantial
contributions to support the HomeFront program throughout the summer.

About Operation Homefront:

A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 4,500 volunteers
across 22 Chapters and has met more than 590,000 needs of military families
since its inception in 2002. A four-star rated charity by watchdog Charity
Navigator, nationally, 94 percent of total revenue donated to Operation
Homefront goes directly to assist servicemembers in need. For more
information, go to www.operationhomefront.net.

About Chase:

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase &
Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3
trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves more than 50
million consumers and small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches,
17,500 ATMs, credit cards and mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking
as well as through relationships with auto dealerships. More information about
Chase is available at www.chase.com.

SOURCE Operation Homefront

Website: http://www.operationhomefront.net
Contact: Nick Kaylor, Operation Homefront PR Manager,
Nick.Kaylor@OperationHomefront.net, +1-210-659-7756; or Shannon O'Reilly,
Chase Media & Communications, Shannon.OReilly@Chase.com, +1-212-270-0563
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