Jay-Z and Beyonce in Buffalo
Thanks to the generosity of donor Shelagh Prysiazny, kids from CFS Morey House were treated to the number one concert of the summer as Jay-Z and Beyonce hit the stage at New Era Field. The boys enjoyed an evening of incredible music, excited fans and an experience they'll remember forever.
Grounds for Sculpture
A beautiful day was on tap for the Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County, NJ. as they visited the Grounds for Sculpture. Children were able to experience contemporary sculpture through group activities and a sculpture scavenger hunt.
Lion King @ Shea's PAC
20 kids and volunteers attended Opening Night of The Lion King at Shea's Theater in Buffalo. Such an opulent theater and visually stimulating performance for some very special children.
Buffalo Sabres - Kids & Kohl's
Kids Escaping Drugs enjoyed an evening at a recent Buffalo Sabres game. Although the kids were camera shy, the Associates in Action from N. Amherst and Buffalo Kohls took time out for a picture.
Night at the Panthers
Local kids from South Florida enjoyed an evening with the Florida Panthers. In a tough game against the Kings, the Panthers came up short but the kids had a great time. Thanks to Kohl's for continually supporting KET.
KET at Boston Celtics
Charlestown High School Girls Basketball Team enjoys a night with the Celtics.
On a sunny Sunday afternoon kids and families from the Cleveland PAL attend the Indians game as the Tribe swept the Kansas City Royals 7-0. Kohl's AIA helped out to support local kids.
Lake Erie Monsters entertain kids.
Cleveland Cavaliers Foundation/Monsters Community Fund donated 150 tickets to the local under-served children and Kohl's Associates along with their friends and families. Fans were treated to the Lake Erie Monster rising from the ice as smoke billowed from its mouth.
After 3 periods the score was tied taking the game to overtime. The Monsters prevailed over the Milwaukee Admirals to make the final score 2-1.
jetBlue sponsors Bowlathon
September brought about another fun afternoon with KET's Bowlathon. JetBlue and Kohls helped out as kids from Connor's Children Center, the Buffalo Police Explorers, and young folks from Renaissance House all pitched in to knock down over 20,000 pins. Pizza and Chicken Wings made the bowling even better, and completed the entertaining afternoon.
Little Leagues @ Marlins Park
Local Miami Little Leagues enjoy the rare opportunity to watch hometown hero Alex Rodriguez, as the NY Yankees visit Marlins Park.
KET attends Celtics Game
Kids Event Tickets gives Helicopter Ride
Kids Event Tickets teamed up with Rainbow Air Helicopter Rides to send a couple of very deserving graduates soaring over Niagara Falls. Graduates of the Renaissance Campus in W. Seneca; Amy Bidell-DeRego and Peter Goretti took an amazing helicopter ride over Niagara Falls all compliments of Rainbow Air and VP- Pat Proctor. Pictured above from left: Ty Gallagher-KET, Peter Goretti, Amy Bidell-DeRego, Jodie Altman and Tim Smith - Renaissance Staff and Pat Proctor - Rainbow Air
2nd Star Wars Night for KET
Kids Event Tickets made a big splash at the June 7th Buffalo Bisons Star Wars Night. At the packed house event, KET donated 600 tickets to area children along with their chaperons and volunteers. With picture perfect weather, everyone was able to enjoy the many characters both in the stands and on the field as the Bisons took on the Syracuse Chiefs. In the end, the Bisons lost 6-3 but the world was saved - that is until next year when the Star Wars saga returns to Coca Cola Field.
Kids,Kohl's and the Sabres!
Over 100 kids and chaperons were on hand for the Buffalo Sabres hockey game. Kids from The Boys and Girls Club of Black Rock, Renaissance House, and Connor's Children Center all turned out to see the Sabres beat the San Jose Sharks. A special thanks to all the Kohl's Associates that helped out and made this a very special night for all!
Verizon sponsors Bowl-a-thon
Over 150 participants came out for the 2nd Annual Bowlathon held at Island Lanes.
The goal was to knock down 20,000 pins but our group of awesome bowlers were able to knock down over 22,000 pins with the help of Verizon volunteers. Kids from Conner's Children Center, Renaissance House, and the Boys and Girls club were some of the participants.
Other volunteers came out to help; thanks to representatives from Kohl's, Walmart, and Bank of America.
A Night w/the Buffalo Bandits
KET at a Buffalo Bills Game
KET and Tampa Bay Lightning
The GAP represents @ Bisons
Local GAP representative Matt, gives a big thumbs up as he enjoys the baseball game at Coca-Cola Field. On this sold out night featuring Star Wars characters and Light Sabers, Kids ET hosts local kids to an enjoyable night of home-runs, popcorn and a live rendition of the Battle of the Jedi.
KET Sponsors Basketball Team
St. Augustine's boys basketball team attended the Canisius College summer basketball camp through the help of Kids Event Tickets. KET provided the transportation, lunches and covered the registration fees. The boys enjoyed the drills and skills while getting ready for the upcoming 2019 basketball season. Good Luck boys!
Maid of the Mist Fun
Local boys and girls enjoyed an afternoon at Niagara Falls as they experienced a ride on the Maid of the Mist. After a ride through the mighty falls, the kids enjoyed pizza and wings with volunteers from Kohl's.
Annual Kids Bowl-a-thon
Island Lanes was the sight of the Annual Bowl-a-thon sponsored by Verizon. Area children were able to take part in a fun filled night of bowling and snacks. More than 21,000 pins were knocked down in an effort to achieve our goal. Thanks to our friends from N. Amherst Kohls for their support.
New Years Eve @ TD Garden
KET and the Boston Celtics bring in the New Year with a win as they beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-105. Kids from the area's Summit Basketball League attended the game with their donated tickets from KET.
KET @ Bandits Game
Kids Event Tickets provided 100 tickets to a recent Buffalo Bandits Lacrosse Game. Local kids and area volunteers attended the fun filled evening downtown.
P.A.L. attends Cavaliers Game
The Cleveland Police Athletic League brought kids to the Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball game as the Cav's and LaBron James beat the Jazz 109-100
NY Islanders & Angies House
Kids from Angies House enjoy an evening at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn as the Islanders took on the San Jose Sharks.
Kids Event Tickets @ Kohl's Carnival
KET donated water, juice pouches and soda for the 2nd Annual Kohl's Kids Carnival on Staten Island. KET Volunteer- Jarod, helps local kids decide which drink will hit the spot on a warm day in July.
Bowl-a-thon at Island Lanes
Kohl's & Kids at Camden Yards
Thanks to the Kohl's AIAs from Middle River and Glen Burnie for their participation at the Baltimore Orioles game as the Oakland A's visited Camden Yards.
Area kids were treated to an action filled game as the Orioles scored 18 runs to beat the A's 18-2!
Lego Movie at Coca Cola Field
Opening Day-Buffalo Bisons Baseball
Local girls came out to take in Opening Day at Coca Cola Field as the Buffalo Bisons dropped a close one to the Rochester Red Wings. Staying dry in their Suite, the girls enjoyed a fun filled afternoon.
Verizon supports KET with 3rd Annual Bowl-a-thon
WNY Verizon employees came together to help raise funds for KET at the 3rd Annual Bowlathon. Along with Verizon employees, kids from the Renaissance Campus Stepping Stones and Conners Children Center joined in the bowling fun. With pizza, wings, and drinks provided, everyone involved had a great time.
Renaissance Campus enjoys a night with Canisius Hockey
Kids Event Tickets provided Renaissance Campus with tickets to the Canisius College Hockey game as the Griffins took on the Black Nights from Army. In a tough battle Canisius lost to Army 1-2. Even with the loss, the boys from Renaissance House enjoyed the newly open Harbor Center and the downtown Buffalo experience.
KET and Next Generation Ct. attend Yankees Game
The Next Generation Center of the Children's Aid Society attended a Yankees Game as they took on the Chicago White Sox courtesy of Kids Event Tickets. On a beautiful day in the Bronx, the group of teens enjoyed the summer afternoon, an outing with friends, and another win by their hometown team. "Designed by and for teens, the Next Generation Center combines programs and support services in a youth driven, welcoming environment."
Kids Event Tickets and Frozen
Kids Event Tickets took part in the Buffalo Bisons movie night where kids were treated to the movie Frozen compliments of the Bisons. KET added to the excitement by providing food vouchers for kids from the Boys and Girls Club and Conner's Children Center. Fans were able to sit on the field or pick any seat in the house. It was a beautiful night in Buffalo and an enjoyable evening for everyone.
KET at Kohl's Kids Carnival
Kids Event Tickets took part in the Kohl's Carnival held at the Kohl's store in Staten Island, NY. With hundreds of kids visiting the Carnival, Kids Event Tickets handed out complimentary water, soda, and juice pouches to all who attended. The kids had a great time with face painting, clowns, jewelry making, bounce houses, and the ever popular Dunk Tank. It was a day of fun, entertainment, and awareness all centered around local children and the organizations that serve them.