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Bright Side Night 2024 Update: Let’s get going!

We are working toward sending thousands of kids to the January 16, 2024 Suns-Kings, and need your help filling up those donations — while also getting stuff back for YOU too

The EIGHTH annual BRIGHT SIDE NIGHT, where our own Bright Side community donates Phoenix Suns game tickets to thousands of deserving and underprivileged children from all over the Valley, is UP and RUNNING!

We’ve reserved 2,000+ tickets for the Phoenix Suns vs. Sacramento Kings game on January 16, and just need to do the job of filling those — you, me, all the loyal Bright Side fans — at as little as $15 each!

With a month left we have a ways to go...


Here’s the running donation totals as of 12/14:

  • 974 tickets donated to the January 16 game, including Suns and my Triple-Match Day
  • 1,026 Still to needed for donation to the January 16!!

Pregrame exclusive interview with high ranking Suns front office executive:

  • 19 slots reserved for the pregame interview (25+ tickets donated, and will be here for the interview)
  • 6 slots remaining! Get em fast folks!!!!

In addition to just the game tickets, the kids and chaperons all get custom Bright Side Night shirts and this year new owners Matt and Justin Ishbia are giving the kids team shop vouchers as well! The Ishbias love the Bright Side Night concept so much, they are also designating a second game and donating tickets to that one, so Bright Side Night happens more than once this year!

Back to our main event: January 16.

We got some work to do, needing 1,000+ more tickets to meet our goal! And spillover can contribute to the second game too!

All it takes from you is $15 to send TWO kids to a game, get em a Bright Side shirt, some Suns merch, AAAAAANNNNNND a memory of a lifetime. Doesn’t seem like a lot, does it?

Don’t need any more persuasion? Click here to get started: https://www.nba.com/suns/brightside

Why are you enlisting us in this, Dave? Those tickets will sell anyway!

Here’s why: because I want us to give these tickets to kids who would never otherwise get to go to a Suns game. I want to give these kids to have the night of their lives, to get into an NBA arena that they never otherwise would, with a prize pack to take home with them, to talk about for the rest of their lives.

We are making memories! For kids who really need good ones!

And, if YOU donate more than just the $15, there’s something in it for you!


Let’s do this!

It takes less time than ordering something dumb on Amazon.

  • Click this link to donate: https://www.nba.com/suns/brightside
  • It’s $15 per ticket. Every dollar goes to the kids. No extra fees or charges.
  • The Suns MATCH every single donation. You buy one, they buy one. You buy 25, they buy 25.
  • Follow the instructions to complete the donation.
  • Very soon thereafter (allow a day or two), you will get a confirmation email directly from our Suns ticket rep, Connor Sprague, about our donation and what comes next.

That’s it!


What’s in it for you?

Oh, there IS always something in it for YOU when you go beyond the minimum $15

  • Donate 2-9 tickets (starts at $30) == 4-18 kids get to go thanks to Suns matching AND you get exclusive discounts on future games for yourself
  • Donate 10-24 tickets (starts at $150) and the Suns match makes it 20-48 kids getting to the game AND you get your own pair of upper-level tickets for yourself (if you cannot make that game, our ticket rep will help you use them somehow)

Keep going for more!!!

  • Donate 25-49 tickets (starts at $375) on your own, and the Suns double it to 50-98 tickets to kids AND you get a pair of lower-level tickets for yourself AND you start qualifying for the exclusive pregame interview with a Suns high level front office executive*!

Don’t stop!!!

  • Donate 50+ tickets (starts at $750) send 50 kids yourself and the Suns make it 100 AND you get TWO pairs of lower-level tickets for yourself and of course a chance at that pregame interview session* too!

Hey Dave, What’s that pregame session all about?

The first 25 of you to donate $150+ at once get invited to join us for our annual private Bright Side interview session with one of the Suns front office executives! Do it fast though — space runs out.

Those Bright Side Night interview sessions are awesome. In years past we’ve had Ryan McDonough, James Jones and VP Ryan Resch, who’s one of Jones’ top staffers. Every year, they give us 20-30 minutes of inside scoops on some of the Suns most impactful deals to shape this roster. This year, I’m shooting higher than GM but we need to see about availability.

This year, with the game on January 16, we could get some really juicy ‘what are they still missing?’ with the trade deadline mere weeks away. Don’t miss this!!! You get to ask your questions!

Here’s our video of 2015’s awesome experience.


LET’S DO THIS!

Click this link to donate: https://www.nba.com/suns/brightside

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