A new community project by the Penguins Foundation, Operation Restore will focus on the restoration and upkeep of Pittsburgh City and County green parks. Plans also include playground builds, paint revitalization, tree plantings, and more throughout the region. Further, the program is designed to engage employees of the Penguins and corporate partners, as well as the great people of the city, in volunteerism.
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, the first in early February and the second 30 days after the completion of the Pittsburgh Penguins season. Grants are considered on a rolling basis and the application closes each spring at the conclusion of the Penguins regular 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.