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Help

From teamwork on the ice to teamwork in our local communities, it is the mission of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation to make life better for those communities in need.

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  • Support
    We aim to support our local communities in any way that we can each and every day.
  • Community
    Building a strong community through teamwork is a great way to find support where you'd least expect it.
  • Fun
    Most of all, we have fun! No matter what project, you can bet that we are having fun throughout the process.
Programs for helping
The Gameday Auction provides fans with unique Pittsburgh Penguins memorabilia only found at Penguins home games, while generating funds for our Foundation.
The Kids Open Practice was introduced to give kids a behind-the-scenes look at the hardwork and teamwork needed to thrive in the NHL.
Our annual scholarship program was created to assist Western Pennsylvania high school seniors in their pursuit of academic achievement.
Grants, funded from the 50/50 Raffle, are awarded to qualifying organizations in two phases during each Penguins season.
Special Needs Programs were created to serve those in need both on and off the ice.
Our holiday programs help the Pittsburgh Penguins spread joy and cheer each November and December.
Penguins alumni members are a valuable asset to our organization by serving as ambassadors for the sport and by hosting events throughout the year to raise money for important causes.
The Penguins Wives Association plays a vital part in the Penguins organization by assisting with in-game collections, as well as creating special events and programs to fundraise for local charities.
Alongside support of young athletes, showing support for local shelter animals is also important to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.
Outside of our most common programs, the Penguins Foundation has a number of additional initiatives to ensure our reach is expanding and in an effort to help those in need.
The Penguins Foundation proudly supports our military veterans and honors their service to our country through various initiatives in an effort to thank them for their sacrifices for our freedom.
The 50/50 Raffle is conducted at every Pittsburgh Penguins home game with proceeds funding grants for eligible local 501(c)(3) charities who share our Foundation’s mission.

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THE IMPACT OF helping

$1.1 Million

Grant dollars awarded through our 50/50 Raffle in 2015-16 thanks to the tremendous support of the Penguins fan base.

Making Wishes Come True

Each season, the Penguins Foundation partners with Make-A-Wish to bring joy to Wish Kids in both our region and beyond by hosting our Pens & Pins bowling tournament and bringing families to Pens games in the Crosby and Malkin Charity Suites.