Lights FC and the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame will provide free tickets to local youth through Southern Nevada-based 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.
Las Vegas (NV.) -- Building upon the community’s excitement around Lights FC’s future and the City Council recent unanimous approval of legislation that could lead to the redevelopment of Cashman Field, Lights FC announced today the next phase of its “Summer of Soccer” initiatives involving community outreach to local 501(c)(3) youth-focused organizations. Specifically, In partnership with the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, the Las Vegas Lights FC will be accepting ticket donation requests specifically for registered 501(c)(3) organizations that directly impact the lives of youths in Las Vegas. Organizations must be committed to the support and enhancement of Southern Nevada youth through active participation in programs designed to promote leadership, values, and character through sports.
Interested Southern Nevada-based 501(c)(3) charitable organizations are encouraged to register their interest in receiving the donated tickets at LightsFC.com/KidsTix. A limited number of organizations will be chosen each Lights FC home match during the summer months.
“With Mayor Goodman’s tremendous support and the City Council’s recent unanimous vote, professional soccer has such a bright future in downtown Las Vegas,” said Lights FC Founder & C.E.O. Brett Lashbrook. “It’s important for us as an organization to keep growing too -- and that includes making sure everyone in Las Vegas, no matter one’s background, has the opportunity to experience the most unique game day in all of professional soccer. We’re proud to partner with Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame which is a like-minded local sports organization aimed at providing new opportunities to local kids involving the power of sports.”
“Since their inception, the Las Vegas Lights FC have shown tremendous support to the Las Vegas community, not only through their $5 Giveback initiative but also to the greater Las Vegas soccer community. They have also shown tremendous support to other local teams through their #VegasSupportsVegas campaign by partnering with the Vegas Golden Knights, the Las Vegas Aces, and sharing a venue for a season with the Las Vegas Aviators,” said Dale Eeles, Chairman of the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame. “The Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame prides itself in creating relationships between all sports teams, athletes, and organizations that have similar mission points of creating stronger youth sports programs for the betterment of our community. We couldn't be more proud to carry the torch of their newest initiative to ensure that all las vegas youths have the opportunity to see a Lights FC match regardless of their ability to pay.”