Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the primary focus of First Things First?
A: First Things First is the family foundation of Kurt and Brenda Warner. We are a 501(c)3 public charity dedicated to impacting lives by promoting Christian values, sharing experiences and providing opportunities to encourage everyone that all things are possible when people seek to put first things first. The life experiences - both high and low - of the Warners are used as a compass in guiding the activities of the foundation. All projects are centered on their life theme of putting faith and family first.
Q: What communities does the First Things First Foundation serve?
A: The outreach of First Things First primarily focuses on the communities of Phoenix, St. Louis and Iowa.
Q: I work for XYZ organization and we have a program that the Warners would be interested in funding. Can you send me a grant application?
A: First Things First does not have a grant application process. We have adopted a pro-active approach to our giving through the creation of programs, guided by the personal experiences of the Warners.
Q: I am in a special situation; can you help me (my family)?
A: First Things First does not give grants to individuals or individual families. We work to create partnerships with organizations that reach out to individuals and families.
Q: If I make a donation, can I get an autograph?
A: We appreciate your willingness to make a donation to First Things First. However, we receive too many requests for autographs to fulfill each one. Autographed memorabilia can be purchased through Tri-Star Productions (website tristarproductions.com).
Q: I am coordinating a charitable auction or raffle. Does First Things First donate Kurt Warner merchandise to causes like mine?
A: First Things First receives a high volume of requests each year from organizations across the country and makes every effort to positively respond to as many as possible. Requests must be received at least six weeks prior to the date of the event and each organization is limited to one item per year. Please submit your request using the form at the bottom of this page.
Q: How do I request Kurt and/or Brenda Warner for a speaking engagement at my conference, fund-raiser, business, civic group, etc?
A: Priority Sports & Entertainment, a sports marketing agency based in Chicago, exclusively handles all speaking engagement and endorsement requests for Kurt and /or Brenda Warner. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about availability, honorarium fees, travel requirements, etc...
Q: We are a church and feel our congregation would benefit from listening to Kurt and/or Brenda share their story of faith. Can they visit our church?
A: While Kurt and Brenda are dedicated to sharing the importance of the Lord in their lives, their schedules do not permit them to accept every offer. See above on process for all speaking engagement requests.
Q: Is Kurt involved in social media (i.e. Twitter, Facebook)?
A: Yes, Kurt enjoys the personal interaction with his fans. Links can be found to his Twitter and Facebook pages on the website homepage.
To contact First Things First please call 602-385-0840.
In an effort to help organizations across the country raise money through auctions and raffles, First Things First strives to provide merchandise donations to as many groups as possible. Due to the high volume of requests received, organizations must fill out the form below (mailed requests are not accepted) including uploading an official request on organization letterhead no less than six weeks prior to the date of the event. Requests not allowing six weeks processing will not be fulfilled. First Things First does not accept items to be autographed but will provide organizations with one item per year from our inventory. NOTE: Any requests not related to auctions/raffles submitted through this form will be disregarded.