Six Flags is committed to advancing a purpose-led vision and fostering a culture that encourages enhancement in our communities in which we operate. We endeavor to integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices that create sustainable economic value to our communities and organization. Our dedicated environmental and community stewardship is an integral component of our delivering excellence, driving strategic innovation, and growing long-term value.
- Propelling Sustainable Thrills
- Giving Our Safety Pledge
- Strengthening Our Communities
- Protecting Our People
- Promoting a Healthy Society
- Conducting Ethical Business
Six Flags is a proud supporter of hundreds of organizations throughout our communities. Through our local and national partnerships, we successfully utilize our geographic span to make a difference as a unified family of parks. Six Flags Great America is pleased to support the work of organizations that make an impact in our surrounding communities. It is the work of the organizations below that truly make our cities a better place to live, work and enjoy.
Six Flags values delivering smiles and thrills to children and families across North America, from the United States, Canada and Mexico. Six Flags Great America is pleased to assist qualified non-profit organizations with their fundraising efforts with a once a year donation. Six Flags Great America prides itself in being involved in the community by helping local public non-profit organizations through in-kind ticket donations.
Please make your request by completing our donation application. A park representative will be in contact.
Strengthening Our Communities
Special Olympics Illinois
Coaster Challenge is an event hosted annually at Six Flags Great America with Special Olympics Illinois as a thrilling fundraising challenge! Participants can show the world that they are a true RAGING BULL by riding the distance of a 5k, 10k, half-marathon or marathon (26.2 Miles) on Six Flags Great America’s world-class roller coasters. To learn more about Special Olympics Illinois, visit their site at www.soill.org/.
It's Our Little Story
Six Flags Great America partners with It’s Our Little Story in Streamwood to help support at-risk youth during the holiday season. Our support has included donations of limited-time holiday plush and select retail items for their holiday celebration event. To learn more about It’s Our Little Story, visit their site at www.itsourlittlestory.org.
Special Education District of Lake County Vocational Program
Six Flags Great America is committed to helping our local youth “Make Their Mark” on the world and to develop skills that will lead to successful careers. This program offers a fun and interactive summer education consisting of a 30 minute class each day and hands-on experience working in our park service and food service departments. The purpose of this vocational program is to teach students job skills that will prepare them for employment after they graduate. To learn more about Special Education District of Lake County, visit their website at www.sedol.us.
Give Kids the World
Six Flags Friends has been a proud partner of Give Kids The World for more than a decade. The Give Kids The World Village (GKTW) is a 70-acre, non-profit resort in Central Florida that creates magical memories for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. GKTW provides accommodations at its whimsical resort, donated attractions tickets, meals and more for a week-long, cost-free fantasy vacation. In addition, through the generous donation of admission tickets to the World Passport for Kids Program, children who have stayed at the Village, are able to visit their favorite local theme park free of charge, once they return home. Six Flags Friends has been a longtime member of the World Passport Program and each year welcomes thousands of children and their families for a day filled with fun. To learn more about Give Kids the World, visit their website at www.gktw.org.
Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. Six Flags Friends is proud to be a part of this amazing wish-granting organization and is excited to fulfill the wishes of children who dream of visiting Six Flags Great America. To learn more about Make-A-Wish Foundation®, visit their website at https://wish.org/.