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 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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Universal's Islands of Adventure
My name is SSgt Vernon Rowe. I am medically retired from the Army after serving 10 years on active duty as a Paratrooper. I was injured on every deployment. I have a Family of 6, my Wife and 4 children. I have a beautiful family, my Wife, 3 boys age 2, 9,11, and a little girl 9 months old and they have always wanted to go to Universal's Islands of Adventure Theme Park. This would be my wish, to make this trip come true for them.

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Disney World, Orlando Florida
My name is SMSgt Jason Walker and I have served in the Air Force for 27 years and counting. I recently got back from a deployment in Afghanistan. I have been deployed all across the world from South Korea, Djibouti, Iraq, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Germany, and many more. My deployments have always put a great deal of stress on my wife, Gretchen, and two daughters, Simone and Saffron (18 & 12) and I haven’t been able to show them my appreciation for all they have done back here at home. I am hoping to take them on a much needed trip this summer to Disney World in Florida for some family time and a stress reliever. We’ve never taken a family vacation and this trip would mean the world to my family and I. Thank you for your consideration and God bless.

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Spring Break Universal Studios Orlando
My name is MSgt Mark Goenen. This is my 8th deployment during my career. I am currently serving as Fire Chief for a newly established "bare base" in Saudi Arabia. When we arrived on the ground there were less than 20 tents and no capability for Fire Emergency Services. Over our 180+ day deployment we will have built a base that will accommodate 2K personnel on a permanent basis. This deployment will see me miss 3 birthdays, wedding anniversary, and the winter holidays. I was chosen for this deployment on a very short notice, I had under one month to prepare to deploy and make sure the girls were taken care of during my absence. It would be a wonderful gift to take my girls to Universal Studios Orlando, (they are HUGE Harry Potter fans) as my girls have all been working very hard in school and life to overcome my absence for 6 months.

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Disney World Park hopper passes
My name is Jameson Carnahan. I was in the 82nd Airborne division for 8 years and on my second tour to Afghanistan I was shot in the right shoulder and then I was medically retired. Since then I have had 12 shoulder surgery and I have been told by the VA doctor that I will always be in pain. I am a purple heart war veteran just trying my best with the pain I am to take care of my family. I was stationed at Ft Bragg for all 8 years of my service I have been married for 10 years with 3 wonderful daughters and we have never been on a real vacation i would love to be able to take my daughters to Disney world. when i was shot and medically retired i have had to work day in and day out to take care of my family.

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Universal Studios, Orlando
Hello! My name is Alex Dixon, and I am the father of two beautiful kids (Madison (13) and Maddox (7)) and husband to Amanda, my spectacular wife. I'm submitting a wish to be able to take my family to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, for our first family vacation ever. My daughter is a huge Harry Potter fan, while my son has recently begun talking nonstop about the Jurrasic World attractions at Universal Studios. I hope to be able to surprise everyone with a summer trip to this wonderful theme park. I served on active duty in the Army from 2002-2006. After completing two tours in Iraq (during the initial 2003 invasion and the entirety of 2005) with the 3rd Infantry Division, I was honorably discharged in 2006 as a Specialist (E-4). During my time in service, I received a Purple Heart, Combat Action Badge, two Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and a Presidential Unit Citation.

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Post Deployment Disney World Vacation
My name is TSgt Michael Hyde, I am currently deployed to Saudi Arabia on a short notice tasking, and my time to return home is finally coming up. This particular deployment has been challenging, especially for my wife and daughter who have been doing an awesome job back home. My daughter is 6 years old and is being very brave and strong through this experience! She loves Disney, and I would like to surprise them with a trip to Disney World in Orlando when I return. It would be a great opportunity for my wife to get a well deserved vacation and for us to reconnect. Thank you for your consideration and Happy Holidays!

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