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 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
404 S. Mill Ave C-201
Tempe, AZ 85281

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 as part of the Foundations Military Tickets, Veteran Tickets - aka 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 contact us.

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


To send via U.S. Postal Mail, the address is
Veterans Tickets Foundation
404 S. Mill Ave C-201
Tempe, AZ 85281

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.

Amazon Smile Program

 

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

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 deductable 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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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 HEROS 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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Post-Deployment Disneyworld
My name is TSgt. Christopher Gonzales. I will be deploying in a few months to the Middle East and upon return we are planning a Disney World vacation. I currently have a room booked at Shades of Green, but am very stressed about money. I'm still not even sure we can do this. I'm only an E-6 so funds are limited. We have never been to Disney World so this would be a special event for us. We have 5 kids and we are hoping to give them something to look forward to when I come back. My wish is for Four-day Disney World Park Hopper tickets for my family of 7. Last time I went away to Tech School for a couple months, our youngest child had a real hard time and I just want to makes sure her and all the rest of my family have a vacation to look forward to instead of the stress of our separation.

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Post-Deployment Disney World for Christmas
My Name is Ben Ackerman. I will be returning home after 6 months away from my family. This is my 5th deployment in my career, but has been especially hard for my kids as they are now getting older (10 and 12) and it had been a few years since I have been away from them. I come home in November and want to take them to Disney for Christmas from the 23rd to the 27th, so would love to get 4-Day park hopper passes to really enjoy some time with my family this Christmas.

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Disney World post deployment trip
My name is 1st Lieutenant Keith Hutchison. My wife and I will be married 1 year in March, and will be coming off of our first deployment as well. I am a Combat Systems Officer (CSO) for JSTARS and will be going on my first deployment this fall to Al Udeid. This is going to be a super trying time on our marriage, and the first of many deployments. I'd love to give her a trip to DisneyWorld as a way to brighten up life after the deployment and reintegration. She's always wanted to go to Harry Potter World, and loves Disney as well so this trip would mean the world to us! I grew up in the military, so am used to the deployment and military orders life, whereas she isn't. So any way I can make this less of a trying time on her, the better and getting this wish fulfilled would be a great way to do that! Thanks for considering donating to our wish!

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Disney World Day
When writing this I almost felt guilty asking complete strangers to listen to my story and donate to my wish. Then I thought it wasn't just my wish, it was a wish shared between my husband and myself. My name is Amanda Gilliam. I am a gold star spouse. I lost my husband SGT Adam K Gilliam on August 23, 2014. When we married, we didn't have time to plan a expensive wedding. With his work schedule and funds limited, we discussed having a wedding and honeymoon at a later date. He always promised to take me to Disney World- to meet Winnie the Pooh, who is my favorite. Every Valentine's day he would buy me a character from the classic and newer cartoon. He made a promise we would go and as silly as it sounds I want to fulfill it even though he can't be with me in person. We unfortunately weren't blessed with children yet but we were just 2 big kids at heart. I was barely 28 when he passed and I'm keeping the happy with me not the sad. I would like to say thank you for the consideration and for reading my story! God bless.

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Daytona 500
My name is SSG Robert Roesch. I was injured on January 28th 2010 by an IED blast just outside Kandahar, Afghanistan. I am married and have 3 beautiful children. My wife cares for and all of us and is the strongest person I know. We are huge fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr and would love to attend the 2017 Daytona 500. Due to our finances we have only ever been able to attend a few local races with tickets from WWP. It has been at least 3 years since we have even been away from home and really need to get away. I don't do good around large groups of people but at a NASCAR event I feel relaxed and safe because of the atmosphere NASCAR provides. Requesting 5 tickets, one for each family member.

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Disney World vacation
My name is Donna Cutchall. My sons and I lost the greatest man in our lives 12 years ago in Iraq. My sons were 4 and 6 years old when it happened. All of us had talked about making plans to go to Disney World when he got back home, but that never happened. My sons now are 16 and 18 and still to this day want to go. My wish is to take my boys to Disney World. We are unable to go because of my current income. I just lost my sons social security money and lost my job. Out of all the wishes we could request, this one would help us feel more complete. Doing what we would have done if SSGT Christopher Cutchall were still alive.

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