Union fans have the ability to choose pledge increments ranging between $1 and $50 for each Union goal and shutout throughout the 2011 season. The top overall donor(s) will be recognized at a 2012 home game as the 2011 Charitable Fan(s) of the Year, and the top 10 donors will receive a full-team autographed print. Additionally, every donor in the program will receive a Union Fans Assist Certificate of Appreciation.
At the conclusion of the season, donors will be invoiced for payment via check or credit card. 100 percent of proceeds will go directly to charity.
To make a pledge, visit www.philadelphiaunion.com/union-fans-assist.
About the Charities:
Help Kick Hunger: Started by the Sons of Ben in 2008, Help Kick Hunger provides benefits to The Bernadine Center in Chester. The Bernadine Center provides emergency and supplemental food and supplies, as well as educational, spiritual and advocacy programs to residents in Chester, Pa.
Wheeled Scotsman Foundation: The Wheeled Scotsman Foundation empowers physically disabled individuals with the gift of mobility and independence by helping families with projects not covered by medical insurance, such as bathroom modifications, ramp building projects, and pool lifts. Go 4 the Goal: Go 4 the Goal provides supportive services to children with cancer and their families, providing a sense of "normalcy" while they "Go4theGoal" of returning to health.
Chester City United: Chester City United is the City of Chester's own club soccer team. Consisting of various youth organizations, Chester City United is committed to bringing the beautiful game to life in Chester and providing an positive social outlet for the area's youth. (Copyright 2011 Philadelphia Union. Reprinted by permission)