Buddy Fund Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the Buddy Fund?
A: We are a St. Louis charity helping St. Louis kids. It was founded in 1962 by Buddy Blattner
Q: Where does the money go?
A: The money is used to purchase and provide safe, modern athletic equipment to well-managed youth sports programs in the St. Louis area.
Q: How is the charity managed?
A: We have a 100% volunteer Operations Board made up of St. Louis area business and community leaders. We also have an Advisory Board made up of area business and sports personalities.
Q: Are membership dues tax deductible?
A: All donations and membership dues are fully deductible. The Buddy Fund is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.