United Heroes League Programs for Military Kids
United Heroes League 501(c)(3) has provided over $12 MILLION dollars worth of free sports equipment, game tickets, cash grants, skill development camps, and special experiences to military families across the US & Canada. Special thanks to all of our incredible volunteers, donors, partners, supporters, and amazing military families for making the mission possible!
United Heroes League keeps military kids active and healthy through sports while their parents serve our country. So far we have helped over 50,000 military families keep or start their kids in sports. Who’s Eligible?
The Stolen Valor Act of 2013 makes it a criminal offense for individuals to falsely claim military status and awards to claim “money, employment, property or other tangible benefits.”
Through our MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL and NHL team and player partners, United Heroes League has sent thousands of military families to pro and college games for free nationwide. Special thanks to the Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Wild, Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings, LA Galaxy, Boston Bruins, New York Islanders, Dallas Stars, Columbus Blue Jackets, San Jose Sharks, Washington Capitals, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota United FC, Washington Nationals, and Nashville Predators for making this possible.
Request tickets here.
We are proud to distribute gear for a variety of sports to ensure military kids are healthy and active in the sport they love. Bauer Hockey has donated several million dollars worth of new hockey equipment to our mission. The NHLPA Goals and Dreams Foundation has donated $300,000 worth of new hockey equipment for our cause. Many other sponsors and individuals have also donated baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse and soccer equipment. With it, United Heroes League has been able to outfit thousands of military kids with top of the line gear.
Request Equipment here.
In addition to hosting our annual Warrior Camp, United Heroes League has sent thousands of military kids to some of the finest camps available across the nation. Through the generosity of Robby Glantz, Carroll Goalie School, LA Galaxy, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota United FC, Minnesota Vikings, Rink Rat 19, Cathy’s Power Skating, Philadelphia Flyers and many others, youngsters are given a chance to improve their sports skills at no charge.
See available camps here.
United Heroes League has paid over $500,000 in grants to help with local sports association fees. Many service members are in a “Reserve” status until they are deployed, and this is a great way for United Heroes League to say thank you to the families who give us so much.
Apply for a Grant here.
United Heroes League has some incredibly generous donors, partners and athlete ambassadors that allow us to give once in a life time experiences to deserving men and women of our Armed Forces. Some of these special experiences have included: sending 20 service members to Super Bowl 52 in a field side suite, sending 4 military servicemen and their child as VIPs to the NHL All Star Game in San Jose, giving 14 military kids a Christmas to remember by having them shop with the Minnesota Timberwolves and receive a $500 gift card to Target, along with a TV and Fitbit. These experiences allow our nations heroes to receive recognition and be honored for all they have sacrificed.
To be kept up to date on future experiences, please sign up here.