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The Chicago Fire Foundation has been selected as a State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Top 200 Finalist and needs your votes!

Vote for the Foundation to receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm® to help continue the work of its award-winning P.L.A.Y.S. program (Participate, Learn, Achieve, Youth Soccer), which works to improve the quality of life in Chicago through sports-based development programs to youth in need.

Starting August 15, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for the Foundation at

Voters have until Aug. 24 at 11:59pm ET to vote, and anyone voting is allowed up to 10 votes per day! 

On September 25, the top 40 vote-receiving causes will be announced at and a $25,000 grant will be awarded to each of the affiliated nonprofits. 

Help the Foundation reach its goal of serving nearly 1000 Chicago youths through P.L.A.Y.S. in 2019!


The Chicago Fire's goal on the field is to play hard and win. Its goal off the field is to contribute to the quality of life in Chicago and its surrounding communities. Through the Chicago Fire Foundation, the Fire is able to give back to the community by leveraging its resources and expertise in the area of soccer to provide sports-based youth development and direct-service programs to Chicagoland’s underserved communities. Since 1998, the Chicago Fire Foundation, the charitable arm of the Chicago Fire Major League Soccer Team, has made significant contributions to enhance the lives of disadvantaged youth throughout Chicagoland. To date, the Foundation has donated more than $1.8 million dollars in grants and contributions. The Chicago Fire Foundation raises funds through events such as the annual Season Kickoff Luncheon, the Commemorative Jersey Auction, and 50/50 Raffle. For more information about the Chicago Fire Foundation, visit