NEW HAVEN, CONN. –HONOR THE SOCCER DREAM OF A FALLEN AMERICAN SOLDIER: Proceeds from the 11th annual charity fundraiser benefit the Connecticut-based, Gold Star family run Kick for Nick Foundation, Inc. (kickfornick.org)–which collects and distributes new and gently-used soccer balls to underprivileged children worldwide. #KickForNick
• LIVE EVENT: Friday, October 15, 2021 from 5:00 to 9:00 at the Trinity Bar & Restaurant (157 Orange St. New Haven, CT) with the Mattatuck Drum Band performing at 7 and raffles and silent auction at 8:00 p.m. Suggested donation for exclusive access is $10.00 or a new or gently used soccer ball.
• ONLINE SILENT CHARITY AUCTION: https://www.32auctions.com/2021KFN
The Kick for Nick Foundation (kickfornick.org) was founded to honor the memory and dream of Wilton, CT native, soccer standout, and U.S. Army soldier PFC Nicholas A. Madaras. The Gold Star family-run charity has collected and distributed more than 55,251 soccer balls to underprivileged children in 53 countries worldwide. The foundation is a registered public charity in Connecticut (CHR.0052019) and an IRS Code 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Now in its 11th year, organizers from the VFW New Haven Post 12150, the American Legion New Haven Post 210, and the Kick for Nick Foundation, welcome back longtime supporters including the Southern Connecticut State University Women’s Soccer Team, the veterans of the Peter P. Monaco Jr. Detachment 40 of the Marine Corps League in Glastonbury, and embrace new and revitalized support from the Knights of St. Patrick, the American Outlaws, the Liverpool Supporters Club of New Haven, and the Trinity Bar & Restaurant.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Calendar, Fundraisers
CONTACT: Charles M. Pickett, 203-443-1643, veterans AT vfwnewhaven.org
20211007-NHVKFN_DonationPackage.pdf | PDF for auction items including determination letter (1.1 mb)
20210828-KFN-Poster.pdf.zip | PDF for high-res print (ZIP 18.3 mb)
20210828-KFN-Poster-LETTER.zip | JPEG for print and web (ZIP 5.6 mb)