Pittsburgh-Based mostly Nonprofit Tickets for Children Charities Hosts Networking Occasion to Have fun Mission in D.C.

Tickets for Children Charities will have fun 18 months of impression within the Washington, D.C., metropolitan space with a “Buddy-Raiser” networking occasion on Sept. 20 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. on the rooftop terrace at Greenberg Traurig within the District.

TFK is a nonprofit group that helps shut the chance hole for underserved youngsters by connecting them with alternatives to entry ticketed occasions that they might in any other case not have the ability to afford. Companions, buddies and neighborhood supporters will collect to share tales of hope and inspiration and have fun TFK’s mission.

Pittsburgh-based TFK was launched in 1994 when Susan Weiner had the concept of filling empty seats at native exhibits, video games and occasions with in-need kids and their households. The corporate will get tickets from particular person and institutional donors and companions with over 2,000 social service businesses, authorities packages and colleges nationally that use the ticket for kids enrolled of their packages.

To this point, TFK has matched over 140,000 tickets all through the nation. In the course of the coronavirus pandemic, the corporate merged with Most Worthwhile Children DC, in order that when occasion restrictions had been lifted, they had been greatest suited to satisfy the wants of youngsters locally. For the reason that launch of the rebranded program in April 2022, the corporate has matched over 21,000 tickets to kids and their households by means of partnerships with greater than 30 native institutional ticket donors and over 125 native youth-serving accomplice packages.

“We're very excited concerning the heat reception we've acquired from each ticket donors and youth-serving accomplice packages within the D.C. area,” mentioned Rachel Simon, the corporate’s regional supervisor. “This occasion shall be an excellent alternative to introduce ourselves to extra folks locally and assist unfold the phrase about our impression and mission.”

Sponsors for the occasion embody American Paving and Stripling, Okay Road Monetary, Greenberg Traurig, HBC Realty Group (Keller Williams), Kearney and Firm, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Tickets for the occasion will be obtained at www.ticketsforkids.org underneath the positioning’s occasions tab.