Community

2014 Kicks for Kids Application

  1. Kicks for Kids beneficiaries must be 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations in the Chicagoland area. Priority is given to those groups that work with or directly service economically disadvantaged or otherwise challenged youth in the Chicagoland area.
  2. The organization must complete the Kicks for Kids application.
    • Incomplete applications WILL NOT be processed
    • Applications not completed online WILL NOT be accepted
  3. Tickets must be used for youth with a limited number of tickets utilized for adults who provide supervision and transportation ONLY. Tickets cannot be sold or exchanged under any circumstances.
  4. It is the responsibility of the organization applying for tickets to keep track of the dates and number of tickets that were confirmed for its utilization.
  5. If an organization is unable to utilize the tickets once confirmed, one week’s notice must be given to the Chicago Fire Foundation in order to allocate the tickets to another charitable organization. If no prior notice is given, the organization must utilize at least 75% of the tickets donated in order to be considered for future ticket donation requests.
  6. Failure to utilize given tickets or to adhere to these program guidelines will result in loss of consideration or eligibility for future ticket distributions.
  7. Organizations should send thank you cards, pictures, or letters from the children who attended the game no later than one week after attending the game. Please send letters to the Chicago Fire front office:
    Chicago Fire Foundation

    Attn: Kicks for Kids

    7000 S. Harlem Ave

    Bridgeview, IL 60455

Chicago Fire Foundation staff will distribute the notes to the donor(s) of your Kicks for Kids tickets. This will ensure that all donors can see the impact of this wonderful program.

Please direct questions to Jennifer VanSparrentak at 708-496-6751 or jvansparrentak@chicago-fire.com

Please fill out the form below completely and email with a copy of your 501(c)(3) letter to communityrelations@chicago-fire.com. Applications without a 501(c)(3) will not be considered.

Organization Information
Contact Information
Group Information
Ticket Use Agreement

This signed statement verifies that I, an authorized representative of the above organization have read the Kicks for Kids Guidelines. I understand that, by signing this statement, I am agreeing to distribute any and all game tickets donated by the Chicago Fire Foundation to the youth and agents of my organization only. I understand that donated tickets are to be used solely for the intended purpose of the Kicks for Kids program and that tickets are not to be sold, exchanged or given away to other parties under any circumstance. I also understand that any misuse of donated tickets or failure to use the tickets will result in loss of eligibility for future ticket distributions. I have also emailed a copy of our 501 (c) (3) status for your files to communityrelations@chicago-fire.com