Six Flags Friends is a series of programs throughout the Six Flags family of parks that make a difference in communities by encouraging local involvement, supporting the mission of various non-profit organizations and bringing the thrill of Six Flags to children and families across North America.
Six Flags Friends is a proud supporter of hundreds of organizations throughout our Six Flags communities. Through our national partnerships, we successfully utilize our geographic span to make a difference as a unified family of parks. Six Flags Magic Mountain is also pleased to support the work of local California organizations that make an impact in our surrounding neighborhoods. It is the work of the organizations below that truly make our cities a better place to live, work and enjoy.
Six Flags Friends is dedicated to furthering the mission of the following organizations.
Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Six Flags Friends is happy to open our gates to the children of the Boys and Girls Club and provide a safe and friendly environment for them to share with each other.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is an active participant in the many activities that surround the local area Boys and Girls Club and is proud to be an active supporter of the children within our local communities. Through spearheading fundraising events, staging activities and enticing our guests to lend a helping hand, Six Flags Friends is committed to supporting the mission of the Boys and Girls Club.
On the second Saturday each June, the Boys and Girls Club has its largest fund-raising event of the season, generating funds that cover over 70% of the clubs' annual operating costs. The park plays a major role in this night, spearheading the auction items and contributing volunteers. In the 10-plus years the Park has been actively involved in the auction, the Park has helped raise over $7 million for the Club.
Boys and Girls Club - Festival of Trees
Festival of Trees is an exciting community-wide holiday event in support of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley. Each year, Magic Mountain participates by decorating a 12-foot Christmas tree for auction. Each tree is judged and auctioned off to the highest bidder. Six Flags Magic Mountain won the Grand Sweepstakes prize for best tree three years in a row! All proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club.
Boys and Girls Club - Toys for The Holidays
Boys and Girls Club of Southern California and Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park join forces each year for the annual Toys for the Holidays drive. Over the past ten years, this toy drive has managed to collect more than 600,000 toys for Southern California children, making it one of the most successful toy drive campaigns in the United States. Six Flags Magic Mountain will offers free admission to anyone bringing a new, unwrapped toy valued at $20 or more to the theme park on designated dates in December. All toys collected during the event are distributed to thousands of children of Boys and Girls Clubs in Southern California.
Fox-TV Wednesday's Child
Wednesday's Child is part of the Freddie Mac Foundations national campaign to increase adoptions of foster children. Each week, a child in foster care who is available for adoption is profiled on the local evening news. Six Flags Friends and the Department of Child Services are proud to have hosted over 500 families who have or are interested in adoption. The Children and families are free to enjoy the park and their daylong activities are filmed for 10 weeks worth of stories on Fox11.
Kiwanis International is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Six Flags Friends and Six Flags Magic Mountain have responded to the needs of the Santa Clarita Valley community by supporting the local Kiwanis Club. Six Flags Magic Mountain is proud to host the Santa Valley Appreciation Day during opening weekend of Hurricane Harbor. All proceeds from this event go to local schools and senior centers. Magic Mountain also serves as host to the Annual Kiwanis 5K run. Each year over 300 runners participate and all proceeds go to the local Kiwanis Club.
L.A. Regional Food Bank
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is a private, nonprofit, charitable organization that has served the disadvantaged of the LA community for 33 years. Six Flags Friends is proud to help in their mission to ensure that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles County by hosting an annual food drive the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Guests who bring a full bag of non-perishable food items will receive a FREE park admission ticket, good for that day. In the past three years, over 75,000 pounds of food have been donated to the Food Bank, producing the single largest food donation in one day.
Six Flags Friends is proud to support the mission of a variety of organizations both locally and nationally. Through our intimate relationships with the communities around our Six Flags parks, Six Flags Friends makes a personal but unified contribution to organizations we support all over the world.