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Our Mission

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.

The Cascades

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.

Let’s Play Everywhere

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Penguins Foundation are teaming up with Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Let’s Play initiative and KaBOOM! on the ‘Let’s Play Everywhere’ program. Applications are being accepted now and Let’s Play will be awarding $200,000 in grants to bring play to kids everywhere in Allegheny County!

HeadsUP Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and UPMC Sports Medicine have teamed up to combat an epidemic of concussions in young athletes.

6.6K Run and Family Walk


Celebrate the start of the hockey season by participating in the Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by Highmark!

Learn to Play

Join our Little Penguins Learn to Play program, which shares the excitement of our sport with our youngest fans, while teaching the great game of hockey!

What's Happening

Read about the recent work of the Penguins Foundation in the Pittsburgh region and beyond.

Featured Story


PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Penguins Foundation today selected 18 high school graduates to honor with 2018 Penguins Foundation Scholarships. In partnership with UPMC, and with the strong support of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU), the Penguins Foundation awarded 18 educational-based scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year.  Over… Read More

Total Amount Donated in 2017.18 $1,100,000+

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  • Celebrate the start of the 2018.19 @penguins season by participating in the sixth annual Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by @highmark on October 14, 2018. #66KRun #Pens
  • Make sure to cast your vote in our #penspetpics Facebook contest by clicking the link in our bio and liking one of the pictures in our #penspetpics Facebook album! Contest ends Wednesday at noon!
  • How are you spending this #fridaythe13th? Maybe some street hockey? #kidsarethefuture #fridayfeeling
  • #tbt to 2016 when the City of Pittsburgh designated July 12th as Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Day! Thank you, #pens fans for supporting our mission that #kidsarethefuture.
  • Only 2 more days to enter the #PensPetPics contest! Entries due WEDNESDAY at noon. Photo submission link in our bio!

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