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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Youth Development Programs

Mission: Tickets for KidsĀ® Charities (TFK) is dedicated to enriching the lives of low-income and at-risk children and their families through inclusion in a variety of activities and events that are a source of both entertainment and inspiration. By facilitating access to the world of ideas, accomplishment, creativity and culture, we contribute to the growth and well-being of both the individual and the community.

Results: Since our inception in 1994, TFK has distributed 1.4 million tickets to deserving kids in Pittsburgh and other cities across the United States. Our goal is to continue to meet the needs of the constituency we now serve, and grow to include even more childen and families in the future.

Programs: TFK Ticket Distribution Program Performance 360: A Celebration of Reading

Community Stories

4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The mission and work the TFK does positively impacts kids throughout the country. I'm honored to work with them as a volunteer!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Tickets for Kids is a very well run and organized charity organization. It has been pleasure to be associated with a team of professionals who are so fully committed to the mission of exposing children to new worlds and experiences that might not normally be available to them. It is truly an organization that can change lives - all you have to do is look at the face of a smiling child who has benefitted by exposure to an amazing and eye-opening world provided by Tickets for Kids Charities.

The staff is highly skilled and truly dedicated to professionally running the organization but at the same time being very friendly, accomodating and cooperative with the volunteers and coorespondant associations. It is an easy organization to work with and an easy one to want to help. This is one organization that is well deserving of praise and recognition.

Volunteer

Rating: 4

The area we live in, like many other areas, many of the children are not given the opportunity to experience a variety of arts and Tickets for Kids open the door for children in our area to experience that. We are appreciative for everything Tickets for Kids has done for our organization and we are so grateful to say we are a part of Tickets for Kids family. Thank You Tickets for Kids!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Tickets for Kids does amazing work exposing so many deserving children to great community opportunities. By providing opportunity, Tickets for Kids promotes confidence, literacy, and healthful fun among community youth.