The Wichita Force organization strives to help build a better community for all residents. To best impact the community, the Force organization has established several community outreach programs. Both time and resources are committed to helping these programs flourish. In the 2017 season, the organization donated over $6,000 in tickets and merchandise to local non-profits. Players and staff made appearances to various schools and events throughout the community. Partnerships with several area nonprofits were started to help raise funds for their causes. Check out an overview of our 2017 season community outreach below.
Community Programs and Promotions
Ticket and Merchandise Donations – The Wichita Force made ticket and merchandise donations to local charities and non-profit organizations. Over $6,000 of goods were donated in the 2017 season.
Appearances – Several team appearances were made throughout the community in the 2017 season. Players visited area schools to read, hang out, and visit with the students. A special appearance was made by hosting the ARC of Butler County Blazers football clinic. The players and coaches spent their Saturday morning playing football and hanging out with the Blazers. Another unique appearance was at Awareness Camp hosted by the Boy Scouts. Force players and staff enjoyed running activities for the campers while being positive role models. To request an appearance for a nonprofit organization, please visit our appearance request page.
Wichita's Littlest Heroes Night –The Wichita Force partnered with Wichita’s Littlest Heroes organization to hold a benefit game night that included a special jersey auction. $2,000 was raised from the auction to help local families with children fighting life-threatening medical battles. The team also donated game tickets so those families could enjoy a night out.
For more information about Wichita’s Littlest Heroes, please visit www.wichitaslittlestheroes.com.
50/50 Throw For Dough – Every game the Wichita Force runs a 50/50 throw for dough promotion. Half of the proceeds are donated to a local non-profit, and the other half goes to the winner of the toss.
Ticket Promotions – The Wichita Force ran ticket promotions that included discounts for Military Service Members, First Responders, Scouts and Mother’s. Scout Night was held on May 6th, all scouts that attended that game received discounted tickets and a special Wichita Force patch. This was an excellent opportunity for those girls and boys to experience watching a new sport. Mother’s Appreciation Night was on May 12th with all Mother’s getting into the game for free. The Force also held a Military and First Responders Appreciation Night on May 27th.