- Erica Blackburn
Chiefs will raise funds for foundation during their last preseason game game
In the last preseason game of the year, The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Minnesota Vikings in the club’s first and only preseason game at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Friday, August 27th.
This game will mark the 37th annual Chiefs Charity Game. Beginning in 1985, the Chiefs Charity Game has raised more than $14.7 million for local charities that support children in need. Over the past three years, the Chiefs Charity Game raised more than $1.6 million to help keep children safe and families together through Cornerstones of Care. The 2021 Chiefs Charity Game will be the first year with MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault) as the game’s beneficiary.
Since 1975, MOCSA has been the only rape crisis center in the Kansas City metropolitan area, serving victims of sexual abuse and assault and educating the community about sexual violence. MOCSA’s counseling, advocacy, education and prevention services improves the lives of those impacted by sexual abuse and sexual assault, and to prevent sexual violence in a six-county, bi-state service area.
Lamar Hunt and the Hunt family established the Hunt Family Foundation in 1983 to support charitable organizations in the Kansas City community. The Hunt Family Foundation is committed to making a positive impact on those in need in the communities where we live and work through philanthropy, programming and volunteerism. The Hunt Family Foundation will present a check at halftime of Friday night’s game to MOCSA.
Masks are not required outdoors, but they are encouraged for guests who have not been fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated staff members and all personnel working inside enclosed public areas are directed to wear masks. A complete list of the health and safety protocols for GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium is available at www.chiefs.com/stadium/covid/.
The Kansas City Chiefs play the Minnesota Vikings tomorrow, August 27th at 8p ET on NFL Network.