HOW CAN I HELP?

Like any charitable organization or non-profit group, The Veteran Tickets Foundation 501c(3) relies solely on the generosity of the public and our constituents for donations and financial support in carrying out our mission of enriching the lives of our Military and Veterans by providing reintegration opportunities and family bonding experiences through socially interactive events.

Veteran Tickets Foundation hopes that you, your business and/or your corporation will consider making a donation or help by sponsoring our Tickets for Troops or Hero's Wish Programs. We cannot carry on this mission without YOU!

There are a number of ways you can support Veteran Tickets Foundation! Choose any of the following that best fit your ability to help!

Donate Event Tickets and Gift Certificates (Tax-Deductible)

If you have event tickets or gift certificates (merchandise or restaurants) that will go unused, consider donating them to Veteran Tickets Foundation.

Event tickets, gift certificates, and gift cards will be used for the Tickets for Troops and Hero's Wish programs.

In all cases contributions of this kind will benefit our Military, Veterans and their families.

If you would like to donate your event tickets or similar items please visit our ticket donation page.

All event ticket contributions to Veteran Tickets Foundation are tax deductible under section 170 of the IRS Code.

Donate Money Online (Tax-Deductible)

Your monetary contribution will directly support the work of the Foundation. Funds are distributed to support our Tickets for Troops and Hero's Wish programs.

Veteran Tickets Foundation: we strive to keep administrative costs as low as possible so that more of your gift directly supports our programs.

Donations of any amount are accepted and will help provide more event tickets for those who are serving or have served this great nation.

All monetary contributions to Veteran Tickets Foundation are tax deductible under section 170 of the IRS Code.

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Donate Money Via Mail (Tax-Deductible)

If you would rather mail a donation, checks may be made payable to:

Veterans Tickets Foundation
1255 W. Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe AZ 85281

Facebook Fundraising

 

Facebook now gives you the option to create a fundraising campaign that you can share with your family and friends to let them know that this year-in lieu of gifts-you would like a donation to be made to Vet Tix. It's easy to set up, and you can even customize it with your own photo! Get started here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/VetTix/fundraisers/

Amazon Smile Program

 

Have a portion of your purchases on Amazon benefit Veteran Tickets Foundation click here to view instructions to start using Amazon Smile Today.

Charity Auctions On EBay

Ebay Charity Auction

Do you sell items on Ebay? If so you can include us as your charity of choice. To include us, just search for Veteran Tickets Foundation as a cause, choose the amount you would like to donate and then start selling. For more information click here to view our ebay causes page.

Kroger Community Giving

 

You can now earn donations to Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) while you shop at any of the Kroger family brand stores. For more information click here to find out more.

Donate Using Last Will And Testament - Leave A Legacy


Charitable Bequests

A charitable bequest is simply a distribution from your estate to a charitable organization through your last will and testament. There are different kinds of bequests. For each, you must use very specific language to indicate the precise direction of your assets, and to successfully carry out your final wishes. In any charitable bequest, be sure to name the recipient accurately. A bequest to The Cancer Society might go to national headquarters, when you meant it to go to the affiliate in your community.

Do you have an estate?

Your estate is the sum of your assets, including property you own, insurance policies, retirement accounts, cash on hand, etc. Wealthy people may have very large estates, but even people who aren't wealthy often have the resources to make a charitable bequest. If every adult in America made a will and included a bequest of just $100, billions of dollars would flow to charitable causes every year.

Below, we have listed some of the more common kinds of bequests, and some bequest language. We always recommend that you carefully review the terms of your will with a professional trained in handling trusts and estates.

General Bequests are legacies left to certain people or causes that come from the general value of the estate, and are made by designating a specific dollar amount, a particular asset or a fixed percentage of your estate to the cause of your choice.

General bequest language:
"I give, devise, and bequeath to VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION, the sum of $________(or a description of the specific asset), for the benefit of VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION and its general purposes."

Specific Bequests are made when a particular item or property is bequeathed for a designated purpose. (i.e., instruments bequeathed to the local school district for use in music education; dollar funds to be used in the operation of a school or church.)

Specific bequest language:
"I give, devise, and bequeath to VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION, the sum of $_______ (or a description of a specific asset), for the benefit of VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION to be used for the following purpose: FULFILL HERO'S WISHES. If at any time in the judgment of the trustees of VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION it is impossible or impracticable to carry out exactly the designated purpose, they shall determine an alternative purpose closest to the designated purpose."

Residuary Bequests are made when you intend to leave the residue portion of your assets after other terms of the will have been satisfied.

Residuary bequest language:
"All the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, I give to VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION, for its general purposes."

Contingency Bequests allow you to leave a portion of your estate to a particular charity if your named beneficiary does not survive you.

Contingency bequest language:
"I devise and bequeath the residue of the property, real and personal and wherever situated, owned by me at my death, to (name of beneficiary), if (she/he) survives me. If (name of beneficiary) does not survive me, I devise and bequeath my residuary estate to VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION, for its general purposes."

Without a will, there is no mechanism in place to make a bequest, so here are the steps you should take to make sure your wishes are granted.

  • Make a list of organizations or causes that you would like to support.
  • Make a detailed list of your assets (financial, real estate, vehicles, jewelry, collectibles, musical instruments, etc.)
  • Set up an appointment with your financial analyst or attorney, or planned giving officer at the organization you intend to support. These professionals will help sensitively guide you through the process.

For more information on why and how to give to Veteran Tickets Foundation using your last will and testament please visit LEAVE A LEGACY.

Combined Federal Campaign


If you have the opportunity to be part of the Combined Federal Campaign, check box 44909 and donate to the Veteran Tickets Foundation.


Personal Online Shopping


The Vet Tix Store!

This is the one and only place to purchase your Vet Tix merchandise! Inside the store you will find Vet Tix Shirts, Jerseys, Hats, Pins, and other fine quality products. Help us spread the word by wearing one of our shirts to the next free game you attend from Vet Tix.

Question - What happens with purchase proceeds?
Answer - Any profits from the merchandise goes directly to the Veteran Tickets Foundation mission.




Corporate Sponsorship

For information about corporate sponsorship opportunities please contact us.

Link To Us

If you have a blog, a diary, a social network profile, post on forums or message boards or if you have your own website, you can always help us spread the word by linking to us!

Link to Veteran Tickets Foundation!

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Just Say Thanks

You can promote the work of the Foundation simply by saying "Thanks" to the next Veteran or Currently Serving Member of the armed services you see. Spotting a Veteran is easy. Look at the license plate of the car parked next to you at work. You may find the individual is a Purple Heart recipient or simply a Veteran of the Armed Forces.

Stop by a local recruiting station, nursing home, VFW, or American Legion and simply say "Thanks".

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Walt Disney World
Currently deployed to the Middle East, and was involuntarily extended for up to an additional 6 months, totaling around 18 months away. I have three sons and a fiancee that I wish to take away on a magical Disney World Vacation. This has always been a dream of my family to do, and would be incredible if we could accomplish this, using the opportunity to re-connect after this deployment. We wouldn't require transportation, only park access and hotel (if any sort of meal vouchers are available, that would be amazing).

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Family Trip to Disney World
Hello, My name is Shelbi and I am the mama to two beautiful kiddos and the wife to an amazing wife. I recently returned from a 7 month deployment that was very hard on my family. This was my first time away from my kids for this amount of time. Along with many firsts I missed my daughter's birthday, my wedding anniversary, and my son's first day of school. This was all very difficult for us all to navigate and process. I missed out on a lot. I would love to treat my family to a trip to Disney World. I believe this trip would give us some quality time together to make memories and make up for lost time. I am requesting park hopper passes for the 4 of us and any food vouchers that may be available. I understand if this isn't possible. I will be extremely grateful for whatever we receive. My family and I really appreciate your consideration. Thank you so much. God Bless.

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Disney World Vacation
I’m SPC Cardenas and I recently got back from a 7 month deployment in Bulgaria. My wife was 1 month pregnant with our first baby when I left for deployment. So I missed most of the pregnancy but luckily was able to redeploy early for the birth of our baby boy. He is currently 6 weeks old. I would like to take my little family to Disney World to show my wife that she is greatly appreciated for being strong during her pregnancy without me physically being there.

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Disney World Dream
My name is Nick and like many people here, I would love to take my two kids on a Disney World Vacation. They are getting to the perfect age (5 and 8) to really appreciate this once in a lifetime opportunity and have begun asking if we can go. I deployed to Iraq back in 2004 and was wounded in action when the truck I was driving on a convoy, struck an anti-tank mine. I lost most of my hearing in one ear and as a result of the explosion, suffered back, knee, and foot problems which have resulted in limited mobility in my lower half. After my time in service I finished college with a teaching degree but ultimately found myself working in social work in the Veterans Treatment Court of Illinois. This job has me helping veterans of all eras who have been arrested and have a treatment need (usually drug and alcohol) and break the vicious cycle of veterans ending up in jail or prison, and instead get them sober. As satisfying as the job is, it really doesn't pay well enough to afford a Disney trip. I never thought this type of vacation would be possible so I am hoping Vet Tix might make this dream a reality! My son is obsessed with Star Wars and wants nothing more than to fly the Millennium Falcon and my daughter really wants to meet "the real" Princess Elsa from frozen. Thank you in advance for anything that helps!

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Disneyland wish
My name is TSgt Kenneth Baker stationed at Travis AFB California. I have been in the Air Force for 17 years. I am on my 5th deployment and hopefully get back around November. I plan on staying in for as long as the Air Force will allow me. My family loves to travel. My job is Air Transportation which is the logistics and movement of cargo and passengers. I love being in the Air Force. I would love to surprise my wife and two kids with a trip to Disneyland when I get back. I would like 4 tickets to Disneyland California.

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Disneyland Dream Vacation
My name is TSgt. Steven Wilson. I retired from the USAF in 2014 after serving for 17 years, I was deployed to Iraq, on my 4th deployment (2011) I was injured in an IED blast. I received a Purple Heart due to my TBI, I also suffer from hearing loss, back and knee pain, PTSD, migraines and memory issues. I had brain surgery in 2013 and had to cut my military career short due to ongoing symptoms from the blasts. My wife and children have supported me through all of my ups and downs since my injury, it would be nice to spend quality time with my family at the Happiest Place on Earth. I would love to take my large family to Disneyland, my children have not experienced the fun and magic of Disneyland, I would love to share that with them. I would like to request 12 three day park hopper passes so we could all go together. My children are 17, 16, 15 & 15 (twins), 14, 12, 8, 4 and nearly 3 & 3 (twins).

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