Through a Long-term, Multiyear Agreement, Magellan Returns as an Official Partner of the Fire, Receiving Integration Across First Team Matchday and Chicago Fire Foundation Programming
CHICAGO (December 4, 2023) – Chicago Fire FC and Magellan Corporation, a leading independent distributor of specialty steels, today announced a long-term multiyear agreement naming Magellan as an Official Partner of the Chicago Fire FC. Beginning in 2024, Magellan will be integrated into a variety of assets, including being named as the presenting partner of the Chicago Fire Foundation’s Annual Season Kick-off Luncheon.
“Chicago Fire FC is excited to welcome Magellan Corporation back as an Official Partner,” said Chicago Fire FC President of Business Operations Dave Baldwin. “Our previous partnership with Magellan was a wonderful relationship and we’re looking forward to having them back as a part of the Fire family and continuing our great work with them. Magellan is an exemplary member of the Chicago community, and we couldn’t be more grateful for their support of our Club and the Chicago Fire Foundation.”
“Magellan has a strong history of being a patron of the community, supporting local sports, arts, and cultural organizations, and we’re thrilled to once again be an Official Partner of Chicago Fire FC,” said Bob Arthur President of Magellan Corporation. “Through this partnership, Magellan is delighted to be integrated into Chicago Fire matchdays, while being able to support the incredible youth programming of the Chicago Fire Foundation and provide exceptional experiences for our employees and the community.”
The Chicago Fire Foundation will hold its 2024 Annual Season Kickoff Luncheon, presented by Magellan Corporation, on Tuesday, February 20 at the Swissotel Chicago. The annual event will offer fans their first opportunity to meet the entire 2024 Chicago Fire first team and coaching staff, while helping to raise funds for the Club’s proprietary P.LA.Y.S. Program. For more information on the Chicago Fire Foundation and its programming, please visit: chicagofirefc.com/foundation/.
Magellan Corporation sources, sells and distributes specialty steels and other metallurgical products from the United States and around the world. For nearly four decades, it has been recognized as an industry leader, delivering superior supply chain knowledge, technical expertise, and tailored business solutions to customers. In an uncertain market, Magellan provides consistency and value for stakeholders. An exemplary corporate citizen, Magellan’s logo is visible to Chicago thanks to prolific support of sports teams, music venues and cultural initiatives. Additionally, Magellan partners with dozens of nonprofit groups addressing critical societal needs throughout the Chicagoland area. For more information, please visit www.e-magellan.com