Chiefs fans help raise nearly $1 million for charity on Red Friday

Details of the Red Friday flag sale have been released

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Chiefs Kingdom is taking big steps to help a Kansas City nonprofit.

Executives said fans helped the organization raise more than $940,000 through Red Friday flag sales and a 50/50 raffle.

All of that money will be donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities in Kansas City.

Over the past 10 years, Red Friday sales have raised $4.5 million to help the organization help families when they have sick children in hospitals, executives said.

“Wow! The Kingdom of Chiefs and the Cache City community have come out tremendously to help sick children and their families at Ronald McDonald House of KC,” said Tami Greenberg, CEO of RMHC Kansas City. “We are very grateful to the chiefs for wrapping their arms around them.” around this charity and to our founding mission partner McDonald’s for their continued support. We are forever grateful for the impact of Red Friday on local families who are going through the hardest times.”

Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt and the Chiefs Red Coaters started the tradition of Red Friday and selling memorabilia around town to raise money for local charities.

“Red Friday remains one of the most unique and impressive traditions in the Kingdom of Chiefs, and the support continues to prove how this community can come together and rally for a cause,” said Chiefs President Mark Donovan.

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