Frequently Asked Questions

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TAYE receives funds based on concession stand sales and retail sales at major sporting events. 

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The amount raised varies from game to game and venue to venue.  Here are the current donation amounts for 2022:  

  • Target Field - $100 per event (plus tips*)

  • Xcel Energy Center - $90 per event (plus tips*) 

  • Allianz Field - $100 per event

  • US Bank Stadium - $200 per Vikings game  |  $150 per concert (tips* possible, not guaranteed)

  • Huntington Bank Stadium - $125 per event

*tip totals are added to the donation amount for the event once the event has been reconciled.​

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Here are the current age requirements for each of the venues:

  • Target Field = 16*

  • Xcel Energy Center - 18

  • Allianz Field - 18

  • US Bank Stadium - 16*

  • Huntington Bank Stadium - 18

*Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian that is also volunteering at the same event.  Anyone under 18 is not allowed to serve alcohol.

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Individuals volunteer at the stadiums around the Twin Cities.  Volunteers earn a donation for each shift worked.  The donations are added to the volunteers grant fund pool to be used to support with activities such as:

  • Sports fees

  • Dance lessons

  • Music and voice lessons

  • Enrichment activities (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4H, school clubs)

  • Education, tuition, and books (kindergarten through college). 

  • Church activities, Mission Trips, church camps, youth groups

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The length of the shifts vary for each venue.  On average, shifts are about 6 hours.  The report time for the shift is determined by the time the gates open and the end time varies.  Every shift includes set up and clean up which is a team effort.

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Each volunteer is responsible for keeping track of their donation funds.  The Treasurer will send an annual statement after April each year for you to reconcile your balances. 

 

Here is a tracking tool you can use: 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qJe20_FUR9nhrcxuEAbJVyBLfHTahoC5z5Hf6ea3WEw/edit?usp=sharing

Click "file" and "make a copy" to save it to your computer.  There are tabs for tracking each month's shifts and a totals page that automatically calculates each tab.