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.

Fry's Community Giving

 

You can now earn donations to Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) while you shop at Fry's! For more information click here to view our Fry's Information Page.

Donate Your Vehicle


A free, convenient service for converting that extra car, truck, or RV into a tax deductible donation benefiting Veteran Tickets Foundation. You can donate online or call 877-999-8322 to make your donation.

Don't donate your car or truck to some charity you have never heard of. Our trusted service makes sure your vehicle is properly handled so you get your tax deduction and your charity, Veteran Tickets Foundation, gets the benefit of your donation.

Start now by clicking on "Donate Now" below. If you are not ready to donate, find out about donating your vehicle by browsing all the valuable information and links on our site.

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Or call 1-877-999-8322

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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FULFILL A WISH

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Medieval Times Queens Royalty Package
Hello my name is SSgt. Daniel Bennett. I am with the 108th Air national Guard Wing, communications flight. I came under rocket/mortar fire 43 times, a helicopter I was in was shot at and there was a suicide bomber at the gate of one of the FOBs where I was stationed. My family and I would love to be able to attend a show at the Medieval Times and enjoy the Queens Royalty Package. My family included my twins Logan and Alicia (both 14), alone with my Girlfriend and her children. Tamra (My Girlfriend), Kaitlyn (15), Ellie (13), Abby (10), and Rose (7). During my deployment Tamra helped watch and care for my children as if they were her own. I would like to get 8 tickets for this show so that everyone will be able to attend.

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Hogwarts in the Fall Universal Studios
Hello, My incredible wife is a huge Harry Potter fan and has been waiting for our daughter to be old enough to enjoy the Harry Potter series. We are currently reading the series as a family, taking turns sharing the magical story. I would really love to take my family to Hogwarts to experience the magic in real life at Universal Studios Hollywood. We are requesting 4 tickets for myself, my wife, my daughter, and my stepson to visit Universal Studios this fall. My daughter has a fall break from school at the end of October, which would be ideal, but we are happy for the opportunity to visit anytime in the near future. I am a combat wounded veteran that lives off a fixed income and it can be tough to make ends meet with all of life's expenses, 4 tickets out of pocket adds up to a lot of money for my family and we would be extremely grateful to have this wish granted. We are a blended family and my wife and I have worked hard to create a strong family unit with our children having a 14 year age gap. We are always finding special ways for us to enjoy family time doing something that brings each of us joy. It is very important to us that as our children grow, we share traditions and build strong family memories to hold our bond over time. Laughing and having fun at Universal Studios as a family will be something we never forget!

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Post Deployment Family trip to Walt Disney World
My name is SGT Aaron Keehn. I have a beautiful family. An amazing wife and beautiful 4 yr old little girl named Lily Rose. I am presently completing a 9 month deployment over seas, which resulted in me missing out on holiday and family events, including my daughter's 4th birthday. I would love to take my wife and daughter to Walt Disney World upon return from deployment. This is my second deployment, and I can't think of a better way to make up for lost memories, than building new ones at Walt Disney World. I would like to make a Hero’s Wish to request (3) Disney World 5-day park hopper tickets for my family.

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George Strait concert
My name is SSG Larry Schwab. I met my wife in Texas 31 years ago in 1988. I was stationed at Ft. Hood Texas 2nd armor Division. We had tickets to go to see George Strait in Temple Texas and had been dating for about 3 months. On our way to the Concert my girlfriend and I realized that we were in love and both wanted to get married immediately. We never did make it to the George Strait concert. Please know that we have no regrets. We would have traded anything to be together forever. We became so busy with raising seven children one handicapped And in 1990 being sent to Desert Shield which turned into desert storm and then being wounded in a mine field just inside Kuwait. I was awarded the Purple Heart but could no longer serve. We never got the chance to see George Strait. We've always wanted to, But never got the chance. Our handicapped son was born with Pradre Willie Syndrome He is now 26 and was declared a helpless child by the VA and will live with us his whole life. In 2016 I suffered a widow maker heart attack and now have to carry nitro with me. My wife Debbie and I would still very much like to see George Straight in concert. We are sure that if we don't get to see him soon we never will. It would mean the world to us as that is where we were headed when our life together started. ‎Sat ‎24 ‎Aug, ‎2019 – ‎8‎:‎00‎ ‎PM George Strait 08.24 - Troubadour with Ashley McBryde T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas NV Thank you and God Bless!

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Post Deployment Disney Dream for Special Needs Family
My name is SFC Victor Long. I am currently on my 5th overseas deployment, and coming up on my 16th year of service with the US Army. I've missed countless birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, my son's first day of kindergarten, family events, etc. My wife is our family's cheerleader, supporter, advocate, teacher, nurse, taxi driver and more. Our 5 year old son was diagnosed with Autism right before his 2nd birthday. She always makes certain he has every resource, therapy session, doctor's visit, and specialized care he needs to thrive. My dream is to surprise my wife and son with a trip to Disneyland. It has been their wish to go when I return from deployment. Due to my unpredictable schedule, we haven't been able to take a family vacation since our son was born 5 years ago, and I would love this opportunity to reconnect as a family at The Happiest Place on Earth!

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San Francisco 49ers game Ultimate Fan Package
My name is Sgt Miles, Hugh of the USMC. I am an 0341 mortarman. I have been deployed 4 times 2 combat tours and 2 tours to Okinawa. I have just gotten back from my last deployment of my career. I have 1 year left in the Marine Corps. With the fast pace of deployments and being in the infantry I have not had time to keep up with the 49ers. The last time I saw a game they were playing at candlestick park. The have recently moved to Levi stadium and a new practice facility. My wish is for me and my family to go watch a 49ers practice at there new facility then to be able to watch a game that same weekend at the new Levi stadium. I have been a die hard 49ers fan my entire life. I was able to watch their 2013 Super Bowl game while I was in Afghanistan at 3am. I stayed up all night to watch the game. It would be amazing if my wish would be granted.

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