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2011 REPORT

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The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and the Chicago Fire Foundation have made a deep impact in the community for more than a decade. Throughout the 2011 season the Chicago Fire Foundation maintained its leadership role in the Chicagoland community. This year was a monumental one, as we continued to grow our relationships with our charity partners and awarded our largest grant to date – $100,000 to Urban Initiatives. Urban Initiatives is a non-profit organization that runs a health and education soccer program in the Chicago Public Schools. With our support, Urban Initiatives was able to expand to four new schools, reaching more than 140 additional students. We view this partnership as a genuine opportunity to use the size and scope of the sport of soccer to affect the community around us. Additionally, we were excited to take part in the citywide Take The Field initiative, as we joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation to celebrate the grand opening of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club Field at Pasteur Park in the West Lawn neighborhood on Chicago’s Southside. The Take The Field initiative joins public and private resources to build 10 artificial turf athletic fields throughout the City of Chicago over the next three years. Our sport and our community intersect on so many levels and we hope the 650,000 youth and adults who currently play soccer in the Chicago land area will have a chance to experience this new field. Part of the Chicago Fire Foundation’s ability to enrich lives in Chicagoland is because of the countless hours our players spend on community outreach efforts. Each year many of our supporters, sponsors and front office staff also contribute to our programs, for which we are grateful. The club’s Kicks for Kids program is a prime example of the impact the organization has had on Chicagoarea youth. Kicks for Kids enables underprivileged children the opportunity to experience the excitement of a Fire game at TOYOTA PARK. Throughout the 2011 season, more than 8,000 children benefited from the program. For many of these children this is the first experience they have had to see a professional soccer game. As we look to 2012 and beyond, Fire fans can count on our unwavering commitment to winning championships, as well as our dedication to supporting the Chicago community through the efforts of the Chicago Fire Foundation. On behalf of everyone associated with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club and all those who benefit from your generous commitment – we extend a heartfelt thank you. Sincerely,

Andrew Hauptman, Owner

Throughout the 2011 season, more than 8,000 children benefited from the program. For many of these children this is the first experience they have had to see a professional soccer game.

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OUR MISSION “

To date, the Foundation has donated more than $1.5 million dollars in grants and contributions.

The Chicago Fire Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life of our youth and communities throughout Chicagoland by promoting health, wellness, education and the environment. The Foundation also supports organizations that share this vision so as to further extend the investments needed to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our children.

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Each year the Foundation hosts a number of events that allow supporters to interact with the team while financially supporting a good cause and giving back to the community. Various Foundation events help us reach our financial goals. Every dollar makes an impact and is deeply appreciated.

2011 Chicago Fire Season Kickoff Luncheon White Party 2011 Chicago Fire Commemorative Jersey Auctions 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Guest Bartending 50/50 Raffle Additional Auctions Commemorative Brick Program

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The 2011 Chicago Fire Season Kickoff Luncheon presented by Ticketmaster was held March 24, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Attended by over 700 guests, the event was a tremendous success, raising more than $70,000 for the Chicago Fire Foundation. This was the first opportunity of the season for fans to meet the entire 2011 Chicago Fire team. With MLS Commissioner Don Garber as the featured guest speaker, the event included a reception and silent auction, which featured autographed memorabilia from the Fire and other sports teams, gift certificates and much more. All proceeds benefited the Chicago Fire Foundation.

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WHITE PARTY

On August 4, the Chicago Fire Foundation hosted the hottest party of the summer. Held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Warehouse, this event included a premium open bar which featured Jose Cuervo Tradicional, Johnnie Walker Black and a Kettle One ice bar. Party goers enjoyed hors d’oeuvres donated by local Chicago restaurants, while DJ Sye Young provided great music that kept everyone dancing all night long. At the conclusion of the event, each guest received a gift bag filled with goodies to top off the night.

With more than 600 young, urban professionals decked out in their finest white attire, the first-time event was a huge success, and helped raise funds for the Chicago Fire Foundation.

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Chicago Fire Commemorative Jersey Auctions

Twice during the 2011 season, fans were given the opportunity to bid on commemorative Chicago Fire jerseys from each member of the team. At the Saturday, April 23rd Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo game, the special Fire jerseys featured green names and numbers, green “Fire” word mark and a special one-ofa-kind patch to help highlight the Fire’s “Going Green” initiatives. The second game was the Saturday, October 22nd Chicago Fire vs. Columbus Crew game, and the Fire jerseys featured pink names and numbers, pink “Fire” word mark, with a special patch to help highlight the Fire’s partnership with MLS W.O.R.K.S. to promote Breast Cancer Awareness. Every winner was given the opportunity to have the Fire player whose jersey they won personally autograph the new piece of memorabilia after the game. The funds raised benefitted the Chicago Fire Foundation, which supports the Chicagoland community.

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2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is one of the five World Marathon Majors. One of the fastest growing marathon road races in the world, the race annually draws more than 40,000 runners. In 2011, the Chicago Fire Foundation again participated in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Program. On October 9, 26 runners took on the grueling 26.2 mile course on behalf of the Foundation, raising more than $23,000 for Team CFF.

Guest Bartending The Chicago Fire took part in a guest bartending event in an effort to raise funds for the Chicago Fire Foundation. On May 8, the Chicago Fire goalkeeping squad of Jon Conway, Alec Dufty, Sean Johnson and Coach Aron Hyde served drinks to fans at the Bull and Bear Bar and Grill. All tips from their time behind the bar benefited the Chicago Fire Foundation.

50/50 Raffle For the eighth season, the Chicago Fire Foundation conducted a 50/50 raffle at each home game. From the time gates opened through halftime, fans had the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets. The winner received half of all proceeds raised that game, and the other half went to the charitable organization that sold the tickets. With the help of these organizations, the Foundation was able to raise more than $43,000. The following organizations benefited from the 50/50 Raffle fund-raiser in 2011: Almost Home Kids, American Heart Association, Amundsen High School Girls Soccer, Chicago Fire Academy, Chicago Fire Premier, Illinois Youth Soccer Association, Juniors, Naperville Central High School Spirits, Naperville Jaycees, Naperville Juniors North, Parkland College, Rotary Club of Moraine Valley, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Tha House, and Westchester Lions.

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Additional auctions In addition to the commemorative jersey auctions, at each Chicago Fire home game, the Chicago Fire Foundation auctioned off an autographed jersey from both a player from the Chicago Fire and a player from the visiting team. The auctions were held at the Chicago Fire Foundation tent, with all proceeds benefiting the Chicago Fire Foundation. In order to extend our reach to Fire supporters all around the world, the Foundation continued to provide items for auction on our website. This was a great opportunity to allow our devoted supporters throughout the soccer community, the chance to bid on unique autographed Chicago Fire memorabilia online.

Commemorative Brick Program For the sixth year in a row, fans were offered the opportunity to purchase Commemorative bricks allowing them to leave their mark at TOYOTA PARK and Chicago Fire history. Bricks were strategically positioned near the main entrance of TOYOTA PARK. All proceeds from the Commemorative Brick program benefited the Chicago Fire Foundation.

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PARTNERS & PROGRAMS The Chicago Fire’s goal on the field is to play hard and win. Off the field, the club has strived for success through the work of the Foundation, which is committed to improving the quality of life of youth and communities throughout the Chicagoland. In order to continue our reach into the community and to provide a measureable impact on our youth, the Foundation has established core programs that support our mission in the key areas of health, wellness, education and the environment. The Foundation also supports community organizations that align with our mission and values. Take the Field Initiative Urban Initiatives America SCORES Chicago Common Threads St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Children’s Memorial Hospital Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Kicks for Kids 2011 Girls on the Run-Chicago Fall 5K Passback Program

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Take the Field Initiative On Saturday, November 5, the Chicago Fire Soccer Club joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Park District, the Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation, U.S. Soccer Foundation and hundreds of Chicago area children to celebrate the grand opening of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club Field at Pasteur Park. Take the Field initiative joins public and private resources to build ten artificial turf athletic fields over the next three years throughout the City of Chicago. Each field will feature an all-weather surface and lighting that will allow the field to be used nine months out of the year. At least three of the fields will be lined for both soccer and football. Thanks, to its partners, to date, $7.9 million has been dedicated to the program.

URBAN Initiatives The Foundation partners with Urban Initiatives, a non-profit organization that runs a health and education soccer program in the Chicago Public Schools. By actively engaging participants in extracurricular activities at a young age, Urban Initiatives empowers youth to live a healthy lifestyle, value education, and enhance their personal and social development. In 2011, the Chicago Fire Foundation awarded the largest grant in Foundation history with a grant of $100,000 to Urban Initiatives. With these additional funds, Urban Initiatives was able to expand their program to four new schools, reaching an additional 140 students.

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America SCORES Chicago The Foundation partners with America SCORES Chicago, whose mission is to empower students in urban communities using soccer, writing, creative expression and service learning. The Foundation is pleased to partner with America SCORES Chicago to help grow the sport of soccer by providing children in underserved communities the opportunity to experience the beautiful game. Fire midfielder Michael Videira sits on the Junior Board for America SCORES Chicago and has been involved with many of their initiatives.

Common Threads In partnership with Common Threads, several Fire players have participated in cooking classes and summer camps that aim to educate children on the importance of good nutrition and physical well-being, and to foster an appreciation of cultural diversity through cooking. The Foundation’s involvement in various soccer clinics throughout the year help highlight and teach children the importance of physical activity.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering research and treatment of children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. As a part of the MLS W.O.R.K.S. Soccer Kicks Cancer campaign, Chicago Fire captain Logan Pause visited St. Jude as one of four MLS ambassadors. While at St. Jude, the MLS ambassadors toured the hospital and met with patients and doctors. St. Jude also had a presence at the September 25th Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution game. A group of St. Jude volunteers sold 50/50 Raffle tickets to raise money, and a patient from St. Jude took part in the ceremonial coin toss.

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Children’s Memorial Hospital Children’s Memorial Hospital is Illinois’ only freestanding hospital exclusively for kids. Ranked #1 in almost every major pediatric specialty, they provide superior pediatric healthcare in a compassionate, family-centered environment. Like Children’s Memorial Hospital, the Chicago Fire Foundation is also dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children. CFF continues to support the hospital through contributions and visits. Chicago Fire defender Steven Kinney has donated much of his time to Children’s Memorial Hospital, leading weekly Bingo games and visiting with patients.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is an organization with a mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS has dedicated itself to being one of the top-rated voluntary health agencies in terms of dollars that directly fund their mission. In 2011, the Chicago Fire Foundation partnered with the LLS for their Soccer Kicks for Cancer program. Youth soccer players solicited pledges for every time the player touched a soccer ball over a ten-day period, with the goal of 2,000 touches. In support of LLS’ great cause and their alignment with the values of the Foundation, CFF gave over $12,000 in 2011.

Kicks for Kids The Kicks for Kids program enables individuals to support underprivileged children by giving them the opportunity to experience the excitement of a Chicago Fire game at TOYOTA PARK. Throughout the 2011 season, children from nearly 40 local youth-based organizations were provided this opportunity. For the eighth year in a row, the Chicago Fire Foundation celebrated “Kicks for Kids Night”. On Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, August 18, the Chicago Fire teamed up with local contributors and business, affording more than 8,000 underprivileged children from the Chicago land area the opportunity to take in the Chicago Fire game. For many of the children, this was their first time experiencing a Major League Soccer game.

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The Chicago Fire Foundation and the Girls on the Run-Chicago teamed up to host the 2011 Girls on the Run-Chicago Fall 5K. Over 2,500 runners participated and had the unique opportunity to run around the TOYOTA PARK field and see themselves on the big screen as they crossed the finish line.

Passback Program The Chicago Fire and the Chicago Fire Foundation, in conjunction with the U.S. Soccer Foundation, participated in the Passback Program. The Passback Program allows individuals to donate new or gently used soccer equipment, which is then passed back to youth soccer programs in the community. At the August 27th Fire vs. Colorado Rapids game, the Chicago Fire Foundation held a Passback drive, collecting over 3,000 pieces of equipment. Since its inception, the program has grown enormously and thousands of pieces of equipment have been collected and distributed to schools, clubs and youth organizations across the nation. From a small school in Zimbabwe to an afterschool program in inner-city Chicago, Passback gear has found its way to all corners of the globe.

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DONORS $15,000 and up Section 8 Chicago Teammates For Kids

$10,000 and up Chicago Fire Soccer Club

$5,000 - $9,999 Ticketmaster

$1,000 - $4,999

Anthony Achilles Becky Carroll Caesars Entertainment Comcast Cable Edward Sitar Gilt City Glen Suerte James Constantine Jordan Bressler Josue Gomez Keith Andersson Kurt Drescher LTS Chicago Major League Soccer Meridian Leasing Corporation Michelle Galigher Old Town Social Pepsi Philippe Schaillee Sharon Smeja Steve Sullivan Tony Lopez Tony Passero

$500 - $999

ABM Janitorial Adam Brown Amy Vondra-Stark Assurance Agency AthletiCo Sports Medicine Brad Keown Cassie Carroll Chicago Fire Juniors Chicago Tribune Chris Byron Chris Fox Comcast SportsNet Corey Armstrong Creative Promotional Partnerships Daniel Snyder David Gaichas Dawn Alwan Dimitra Svigos FC Drive Flo Dyson Franklin Top George Gorecki George Wild Give With Liberty Gus Bender Illinois Soccer Referee Committee Illinois State Soccer Assn. Jack Derkacy Jeffrey Krause Jill Matesic Joe Han John D. O’Mahoney Kevin McFadden La Raza Newspaper Mark Biery Mark Hollingshead Matt Rosine Monterrey Security Oz Bakirdan

Paco Communications Ralf Hilpuesch Robert Venhousen Samuel Petras Sandy Primm SEIU Local 1 SmallBar Sophia Klopas Standard Parking Steve Williams Sun-Times News Group Teresa Young The Globe Pub Todd Short Toyota Chicago Region United Healthcare U.S. Soccer Federation Village of Bridgeview

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Alejandro Gil Alex Harris Anthony Esposito Antonio Nevarez Arlington Park Race Course Brian Moon Carolyn Roys Cecelia Hopkins Chane Keller Chicago Fire Premier FC Chris Thorpe Corey Minturn Dan Hendrickson Dana Plotkin David Huelsmann Debbie Brown Deborah Brown Douglas Mabie Elizabeth Scherer Erik Holverson Francisco D’escoto Gerald Chickerillo Gil Munoz Greg Boltz Greg Mixdorf Gregory Wallis Holly Mikolainis Ivan Matsunaga Jacqueline Jasek James Kelly Jeremy Halbreich Jerry Palcan Jill Mirkovic Jim Johnson Jonathan Garcia Joseph Maffey Kimberlee Wawak Korpans Rentals Leo Percovich Lyzette Austen Mary Ann Hettich Mary Joss Michael Meranda Paraskevas Pantazopoulos Patrick Stanton Penny Hutchinson Pete Klem Phil McFarland Redmond’s Rob Sproule Scott Malaga Simeon Carson Stephen Pranckus Sue Caba Theatrical Stage Employees Union Local 2

Tim Taylor Univision Radio Zach Dicken

$100 - $249

Abbie Hamilton Alan Anderson Alex Balick Ali Riahi Alina Gluck Amanda Murphy Andrew Southwood Andrew Wolf Anne Quinlan Arrielle Bryant Audrey Moriarty Barbara Swanson Belinda Bliss Bryan Cunningham Bryon Trauscht Cara Altman Carlos Jaramillo Carol Greenwald Carol Hellman Caroline Boneham Carrie Lonze Caryn Brissman Chanita Wade Charles Raycroft Chicago Soccer Children’s Memorial Hospital Chris Costello Chrissy Koob Christina LaMotte-Sarota Christine Chung Christopher Labno Collene Kipferl Connie Falcone Daniel Isherwood Dave Beck David Heidt David Mello Deanna Swanson Deborah Donnelley Debra Sitar Doug Levy Dr. Gerald Harris Elizabeth Celio Ellen Brown Eric Hesler Erica Biancalana Evan Scussel Frank Cardenas Frankie Azzopardi Frederick Exter Gameplan Creative Gina Santana Glenn Wilke Gonzalo Del Rio Greg Cleve Holly Esch Holly Hughes Hotel Sax Ian Larkin Ibrahim Shaker Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Imre Hidvegi Irma Zaragoza Jack Johnson Jaime Gonzalez James Froslid James Patton James Smith James Vlahakis Janel Higgs

Jeff Berryhill Jeff Koehler Jennifer Beutler Jessica Ackerson Jessica Kinnard Jessica Mattes Joey Waxman John Cockrell John Dorn John Havis John Sedej John Zapala John-Erik Anderson Julian Posada Julie Chelovich Ruiz Kari Manier Kary McIlwain Kashif Sheikh Kathryn Denning Katten Muchin Rosenman Kelly McCarthy Kelly O’Neill Kendal Doherty Kenna Mackinnon Krista Miller Kristine Aubin Kyle Martin Lacourdaire Camargo Laner Muchin Larry Morgan Laura Levitan Laura Zawacki Local 110 Logan Pause Margaret Carrasco Maria E. Rodriguez Marian Haas Mark Levine Mary Ellen Obrecht Mary Pounder Matthew Coffman Mavis Mather McKesson Foundation Megan Dannenberg Megan R. Leahy Michael Besselievre Michael Bibbey Michael Paganelli Michael Parilla Midwest Promotional Group MIke Squire Mike Ernst Mike Jeffries Molly Carson Monika Piper Nick Kavadas Omar Torres Orazio Bartolomeo Orinta Vileikiene Pat Aguilar Patrick Korthauer Peter B. Hill Peter Bychowski Philip Hoekstra Randall Hampton Raul Chavarria Rob Schenkenfelder Ryan Byrne Ryan Haas Sanhya Krishnan Scott Grooms Sean Phillips Sergio DeHoyos Shawn Doty Shawn Vogen

Shayla Rosen Shiva Riahi Sound Incorporated Stephany Wendt Susan Murphy Thomas P. Whiffler Thomas Wolf Todd Lee Tom Schuch Tom Wolf Treasurers and Ticketsellers Union Tristar Victor Baracco Victor Suarez Village of Oak Lawn WLey Yvette Garcia

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Abbey Melling Adam Levine Adena Horwitz AJ Albinak Alecia Pulman Alexandra Cooper Alexandra Mikesell Alexandria Kinnamon Alice Zhou Alison Biernbauh Alison Hafner Amalgamated Bank of Chicago Amir Ziton Amy Shanker Anamika Saini Andrea Helms Andrew Eiden Andrew Minkus Andrew Van Ella Andy Styx Anna Reed Anne Beckler April Janssen Arezo Javidi Art Gramer Ashley Wade Ashley Wood Atul Khosla Berrett Stradford Beth Winter Brad Emanual Brandon Rubly Branko Francev Brendan Dwyer Brian Bullington Bridgeview Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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DONORS Claiborne Rankin Clarissa Barrera Colleen Kipterl Colleen O’Keefe Connie Michalarias Corinne Kodama Daiena Vaccaro Dan Garnett Daniel Goodman Daniel Roth Darko Arjov Darla Brown David Cohen David Cohen David Sherley Debra Figel Debrai Haile Dulcie Hill Edgar Rodriguez Edith Luddeke Edward Egawa Elaine Cabugason Elana Kranz Elizabeth Ingram Elizabeth Simpson Emily Morris Emma Doherty Eric Kitchell Erik Weidner Erika VanDam Erin Carney Erin Welsh Esteban Canales Fantashia Hauss Frances Blumenfeld Gabriela Garcia Gabriela Ochoa Genna Waldman Georgia Skaltsas Gia Biagi Greg Baker Greg Esslinger Gregg Abbott Griselda Silva HeeJai Kwon Hilary Sargent Hope Geldes Ingrid Angel Jackie Rodgers Jacob Hanselman James Mohan James Patrick Jamie Lamb Jason Glaser Jeannette Sue Jennifer Allen Jennifer Baker Jenny Reiner Jeremy Sokolec Jerry Campagna Jill Heap Joan Rockey Joan Sanye Joe Cacciatore John A. Dummer John Burns John Hackett Joseph R. Pakovits Julio Farfan Justin Dworkin Justin Shanks Kama Roth Kara Peterson Karen Spinelli Karina Villa

Katherine Trainer Kathleen Maier Kathleen Moriarty Kathryn Ashton Katie Waldin Kelly Hickey Ken Kelliher Ken Reblin Kerry Maloney Ketan Patel Kimberly Currier Kimberly Eberl Kiran Khokha Kristen Kane Kristin Hettich Kristine Campbell L. K. Rowell Laura Jeep Lauren Brown Lauren Griswold Lauren Miller Lawrence Levin Lawrence Moriarty Leah Hendrickson Lee Williams Leslie Follmer Leslie Galo Linda Mishoulam Lindsay Koranda Lindsey Bakkar Lisa Schrantz Lyndie L. Sherman Lynnette Lubinski Mallary Wentzell Marcee Manglardi Marcy Greenberger Marella Canepa Maria White Marion Maekawa Marjorie McAteer Mark Sokolowski Mark Tepper Mary Adducci Mary Cascio Mary Dring Mary Wawak Mathew Siporin Maya Escabar Megan Wood Melody Mokhtarian Michael Gurock Michael Guzan Michael Jenkins Michael Sever Michele Czuchan Michele Lettiere Michele Wolter Michelle Bolzan Michelle Dash Mike Flanagan Molly Galo Nancy Ramierez Nathania Cadet Navigate Nicholas Bonnarrigo Nick’s Pizza & Pub Ouxiang Chen Pam Borgeson Papi Nine Patricia Dreiling Patrick Harrigan Patrick McCabe Peter Traczyk Rachel Geller Rachel Myers

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A.C. Milan ActionBooth Adidas Adler Planetarium AKIRA Chicago Apple Vacations Arami Arlington Park Race Course Audio Visual Productions Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University Bar1Events Belly Shack Bespoke Cuisine Big City Swing Bob Campbell Photography Body Balance for Performance Body Glove Bonsoiree Brian McBride Bull & Bear Burrito Beach Café des Architectes Café Salsa Calle Underground Carlos Bocanegra Caesars Entertainment Corporation Chicago Architecture Foundation Chicago Bears Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Bulls

Chicago Children’s Museum Chicago Chocolate Tours Chicago Cubs Chicago Dramatists Chicago Film Tour Chicago Fire Soccer Club Chicago Premium Outlets Chicago Red Stars Chicago Sky Chicago Soccer Chicago White Sox Chicago Wolves Chick-Fil-A Chris Rolfe CJ Brown Clint Dempsey Cookies by Design CPX Sports Culver’s of Bridgeview Cuvee Dale Levitski Dallas Cowboys DePaul University Athletic Department DeSoto House Hotel Diageo North America Dinkel’s Bakery Drury Lane Theatre East Bank Athletic Club El-Mar Bowl English FansEdge Fellowes Inc. Five Star Restaurant Flirty Girl Fitness Fogo De Chao Francesca’s Collections Francesca’s on 95th Frank’s Gibsons Restaurant Group Goodman Theatre Group Half Acre Beer Company Harpo Studios Harrah’s Joliet Casino & Hotel Harry Caray’s Restaurant Hawthorne Race Course Hilton Oak Lawn Hotel and Conference Center Hot Chocolate Restaurant and Dessert Bar Hotel Sax Howl at the Moon Hub51 Hyatt Regency Chicago iO Chicago Theater John G. Shedd Aquarium Johnnie Walker Black Jose Cuervo Tradicional Jozy Altidore KAP Graphics Keefer’s Restaurant Kettel One Kick10 Promotions Kincade’s Bar and Grill KIND Bars Kingston Mines Lagunitas Brewing Company Legia Warsaw Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants Levy Cares Lockdown Restaurant Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Lucky Strike Lanes Lynfred Winery Major League Soccer Market Bar Chicago Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Michael Bradley MillerCoors Mindy Segal MKTG Monterrey Security Morton’s Steakhouse Moto Restaurant MTV Networks Museum of Science and Industry Chicago Nightwood Restaurant Numi Tea Old Town Social Panera Bread Paris Saint-Germain Pepsi Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants Public House Quartino Ristorante Red Bull Red Star Belgrade Rockit S&S Beverage Pro Shaw’s Crab House Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers Shinto Sushi Showplace Icon Theatres Signature Room at the 95th SmallBar Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Spirit Cruises Sprout Restaurant Spyder Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap Starbucks Stone Brewing Company Storck Supreme Picture Frame Sweet Street The Cheesecake Factory The Cupcake Counter The Essence Suites The Fifty/50 The Fireplace Inn The Patio Restaurants, Inc. The Redhead Piano Bar The Second City The White Chocolate Grill theWit Hotel Three Floyds Brew & Pub Time Out Chicago Tommy Hilfiger Trader Joe’s Two Brothers Brewing Company Uncle Julio’s Urbanbelly U.S. Soccer Federation Vineyard Vines WeDeliver WGN Radio 720 WhirlyBall Wrigley Zanies Comedy Club Zed45

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BOARD OF

DIRECTORS Andrew Hauptman

Chairman, Andell Inc. and Owner, Chicago Fire Soccer Club

jill matesic

Managing Director, O’Brien International, LLC

Chicago Fire Foundation Honorary Chairman

FRANK KLOPAS

Head Coach, Chicago Fire Soccer Club Chicago Fire Foundation President

Tony lopez

President, Lopez Financial Chicago Fire Foundation Vice-President and Treasurer

Debbie mossburg*

District Commercial Account Specialist, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Logan Pause

Captain, Chicago Fire Soccer Club

Julian posada

President, Chicago Fire Soccer Club

Keith andersson President, Print Butler

Jackie rodgers

Marketing Manager of Latino Initiatives, Best Buy

Matt burnham

Operating Partner, Kamylon Capital

tom dunmore

President, Section 8 Chicago

Jim froslid*

Director of Soccer Development-USA, FieldTurf

ty fujimura Owner, Arami

imre hidvegi

Owner, Chicago Soccer

carlos jaramillo

Deputy Chief of Staff, United Neighborhood Organizations (UNO)

Javier leon

Managing Director, Andell Sports

*2012 New Board Members

Ed sitar

Manager, Economic Development and Large Customer Solutions, ComEd

Jay Spatzek*

Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, JP Morgan Chase

karen spinelli

Media and Promotions Manager, Apple Vacations

jessica yavitz Executive Director, CFF

Eunice kim

Program Liaison, CFF


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