To actively promote physical well being, encourage teamwork, stress the value of education and provide essential life skills to young people in our community through youth hockey and other activities.
Penguins Foundation Grants, funded from the 50/50 Raffle, are awarded to qualifying organizations during each Penguins season. Learn more now or check back to apply for a Penguins Foundation Grant in October if you believe that your organization aligns with our mission!
The Launch of Operation Restore begins with the revitalization of South Park’s Cascades. A treasure of the past camouflaged by nature has been rediscovered, and through the Operation Restore program, will be restored for you and your family to enjoy.
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and PittComm are happy to introduce “Renovate the Rink!” Does your rink need a makeover? From now, until November 30, fans can nominate a community rink in Western Pennsylvania that deserves a face lift! Finalists will be selected January 31 and public voting will begin February... Read More
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All proceeds help fund grants for eligible local 501(c)(3) charities who share the Foundation’s mission and are working hard to improve our community.
Part of a league-wide initiative to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, Hockey Fights Cancer is celebrated during one select gameday and throughout the month of November.
Read about the recent work of the Penguins Foundation in the Pittsburgh region and beyond.
What is C.O.O.L.?
Children Overcoming Obstacles & Limits (C.O.O.L.)
The Children Overcoming Obstacles and Limits (C.O.O.L.) Zone was developed, with the support of the Penguins Foundation, by the Matilda Theiss Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. Shaped like an “igloo” to provide a safe space for children, the C.O.O.L. Zone is a behavioral health program for young children who exhibit symptoms of or who currently have behavioral health diagnosis. This program increases accessibility to high quality mental health services by partnering with existing schools and child-oriented settings within Allegheny County. Within these child friendly settings, the Penguins C.O.O.L. Zone serves children experiencing a range of behavioral and emotional disruptions such as: aggression, anxiety, depression, withdrawal, family disruption, emotional difficulties, traumatic responses, and more. Read more »
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Bryan Rust and Riley Sheahan have teamed up to buy four season tickets to benefit children and families through the Allegheny Family Network (AFN).
Their new “Seats for Strength” program was created in conjunction with AFN, whose mission is to “support and partner with families rearing children who have emotional and mental health needs in order to improve their quality of life.”
Featured Grant Recipient
Total Amount Donated in 2017.18