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Chicago Fire Forward Brian McBride to Visit Children's Memorial Hospital

June 17, 2010 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Chicago Fire FC News Release

CHICAGO, IL (June 17, 2010) - Chicago Fire Forward Brian McBride, in conjunction with the Chicago Fire Foundation, will visit Children's Memorial Hospital on Thursday, June 24 at 4:00 PM CT to help spread joy to its patients. During his visit, Brian will donate a large World Cup Jabulani soccer ball and present the hospital a check on behalf of the Chicago Fire Foundation.

Since 1882, Children's Memorial Hospital has been guided by the belief that all children should be able to grow up in a protective and nurturing environment, where each child is given the opportunity to reach his or her potential. The Chicago Fire Foundation is currently accepting donations in support of Children's Memorial Hospital and is dedicated to enriching the quality of life of the Chicagoland community, particularly its youth. To donate in support of Children's Memorial Hospital click here or head to

As a thank you, all who donate will receive a special ticket offer for Chicago Fire vs. Real Salt Lake "World Cup Night" presented by Best Buy at TOYOTA PARK on Thursday, July 8 at 8:30 p.m. Once you donate, you will receive instructions on how to access this special ticket offer. For all other ticket needs please call 1-888-MLS-FIRE (657-3473) or head to the club's official website at

For live updates, news, photos and videos of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, visit the Chicago Fire's World Cup page .

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