and/or Donation Requests
Thank you for your interest in asking the
Buffalo Bills Alumni Chapter to be a part of your upcoming event. Due to the high volume of requests
received, our Chapter has established the following guidelines and
procedures to assist with player/donation requests relating to the
Buffalo Bills Alumni potential involvement.
The Buffalo Bills Alumni are excited about the high level of enthusiasm
for our Chapter and thank all our fans around Western New York for their
continued support. We want this partnership to be beneficial for those
involved with your event, and for the Alumni players themselves. With
that in mind, we ask that each appearance meet the following criteria:
- Groups or Organizations should be Non-Profit 501©3
- Fundraisers to benefit individuals or families are generally not
- Organizations should submit only one request per calendar year
- Merchandise donated by the Buffalo Bills Alumni for charity cannot be
sold for profit
- Use of the Buffalo Bills Alumni name, logos and/or any advertising
that implies support or sponsorship of any event by the Buffalo Bills
Alumni, must be approved in writing by the Buffalo Bills Alumni
Fees for Bills Alumni Player appearances are not set by Buffalo Bills
Alumni Chapter. Individual players/agents determine the rate for an
appearance. The rates differ depending on the player requested. Most
civic organizations offer an honorarium or make a direct donation to a
charity specified by the player or donation to a player’s foundation.
All payments should be made directly to the player and must be paid
prior to or by conclusion of the event.
Bills Alumni players are available at most times during the year. The
Bills Alumni make appearances throughout Western New York. The most
common settings for player appearances are civic organizations, charity,
schools, non-profit events sporting events and business functions. A
1-2 hour appearance is preferred and should be within no more than a
1-hour drive from the Buffalo area.
Required Request Information
When submitting a player request form, please provide all information
that is asked of you. By doing so we will be able to meet your
expectations and provide you with the player of your choice. All
appearance requests must be received at least 30 days prior to your
scheduled event. Player appearances are generally confirmed one to two
weeks prior to the event date.