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Community Programs

The entire Seattle Mariners organization takes the role of community leadership very seriously. The ballclub is in a unique position to connect the team with worthwhile endeavors, community partners and fundraising activities that make significant contributions to the Pacific Northwest. It is the goal and responsibility of the organization to be a community leader. During the 2018 Mariners season, Mariners Care, the team's non-profit foundation, helped raise over 1 million dollars for various charities and community projects.

Educational Programs

Mariner Moose DREAM Team School Assembly Program

The Mariner Moose DREAM Team School Assembly Program continues to visit elementary schools in the Pacific Northwest throughout the 2018-2019 school year. The program uses the Mariner Moose to deliver the importance of the DREAM Team principles: staying Drug-free, Respect for yourself and others, Education through reading, Attitude, and Motivation. To find out how you can bring the Moose and his DREAM Team to your school, please send a letter of request on your school letterhead to DREAM Team Assembly Program, P.O. Box 4100, Seattle, WA 98194.

Mariners Education Day

The Mariners held their 21st Annual Mariners Education Day on May 31, 2018. Mariners players, broadcasters, and staff traveled to four local elementary schools to deliver the Mariners' DREAM Team program. The event enabled the team to deliver a positive message to over 2,000 students.

Refuse To Abuse Campaign

During the 2019 season, Mariners Care will partner with the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence to support the "Refuse To Abuse" campaign, which seeks to raise awareness and support for victims of domestic violence.

Page Ahead Book Drive

Mariners Care and PACCAR hosted a book drive at T-Mobile Park on August 21, 2018, to benefit the Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program. In 2018, thanks to participating Mariners fans, 1,073 books, valued at $3,219, were collected to help give kids in need the chance to read.

Youth Athletics

Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI)

The Mariners, once again, have joined together with Major League Baseball and the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County in 2018 to support the Seattle RBI Program. RBI offers inner-city boys and girls, ages 7-18, the opportunity to learn and enjoy the game of baseball and softball by providing them with a safe, organized athletic program. For more information on becoming a part of Seattle RBI in 2018, contact the Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club at (206) 436-1895.

Baseball Tomorrow Fund Equipment Drive

On June 3, 2018, Mariners fans were encouraged to bring new and/or gently used baseball and softball equipment to T-Mobile Park to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County who administer Seattle's Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities League. The event raised over $13,000 in equipment for Seattle youth in 2018.

Pitch, Hit and Run

Pitch, Hit and Run is Major League Baseball's national skills program for boys baseball and girls softball, ages 7-14, that gives kids the opportunity to showcase their pitching, hitting and base running abilities. Youngsters may advance through four levels of competition, beginning each year with local competitions in April and May and concluding with the national Finals in July at the MLB All-Star Game. Click here for more information.

Health

Mariners Get Well Tour

The Seattle Mariners bring the Mariners Get Well Tour to hospitals in the Northwest. Mariners players, coaches and the Mariner Moose will visit kids and adults at local children's hospitals and VA hospitals.

The Fred Hutch Award Luncheon

July 18, 2019 - T-Mobile Park (11:30AM -1:30PM)
Keynote Speaker: Jim Abbott
2019 Award Recipient: TBD

Thank you to all who attended and supported the 2017 Hutch Award Luncheon. With your help, $650,000 was raised to benefit lifesaving research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterFor more information about attending the 2018 luncheon, call 206-667-6252.

PLAY Campaign

In 2019, the Mariners will host the twelfth annual PLAY Campaign event at T-Mobile Park for kids from the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. PLAY - which stands for Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth - is a public awareness campaign developed by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) to combat child obesity. Mariners Athletic Trainers Rob Nodine and Matt Toth join Mariners players to encourage youth to be active, eat right, and sustain a healthy lifestyle.

Seattle Children's Hospital Wishing Well

Every fan donation to the Wishing Well at T-Mobile Park during the 2019 season benefits Pacific Northwest patients and families at Seattle Children's.

Cystic Fibrosis Mariners Care Golf Tournament

On May 15, 2019, the Seattle Mariners will host the 34th annual Cystic Fibrosis Mariners Care Golf Tournament at Broadmoor Golf Club to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis, a fatal disease afflicting children and young adults. The event, held annually since 1986, has raised over $6.1 million for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

97.3 KIRO FM Fight Hunger Night

The Seattle Mariners and 97.3 KIRO FM are proud sponsors of Fight Hunger Night on June 1, 2019. Prior to the game, fans are asked to donate non-perishable food items to benefit Northwest Harvest. In 2018, fans generously contributed $3,000, which provided approximately 13,600 meals to families in need.

Statistical Programs

BECU Saves

For every save made by a Mariners Pitcher at T-Mobile Park, BECU will donate $1,000 to Junior Achievement of Washington. The 2018 donation was $30,000.

Premera Steals for the Cure

For each Mariners steal, Premera made a donation to Susan G. Komen. In 2018, the Steals for the Cure program raised over $40,972.

Hempler's Doubles

For every double the Mariners hit at T-Mobile Park, Hempler's donated $50 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The 2018 donation was $5,600.

Alaska Airlines Home Runs for Education

For every home run hit by a Mariners player, Alaska Airlines donated airline miles to the United Negro College Fund Seattle serving Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska. In 2018, 1,000,000 miles, valued at $27,500 were donated to help a worthy student succeed in education.

Hits for the Hutch

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center partnered with Mariners Care to bring the Hits for the Hutch program. In 2018, Mariners Care made a mutually agreeable charitable donation to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for each hit recorded by a Mariners player during Mariners home games. $30,000 was donated in 2018.

PACCAR RBI for Literacy

For every Mariners run batted in, PACCAR made a donation to Page Ahead. Page Ahead's mission is to provide new books and develop reading activities that empower at-risk children. In 2018, PACCAR donated $75,000 to Page Ahead.

Holland America Line K's for Kids

For every strike out recorded by a Mariners pitcher at T-Mobile Park, Holland America Line made a donation to the Seattle Children's Uncompensated Care Fund with a total donation of $25,000 for the 2018 season.

Moneytree Wins for Mariners Care

For every Mariners win, Moneytree made a donation to Mariners Care. The program raised $9,000 in 2018.

Fundraisers

Mariners Care Silent Auctions

The Mariners have hosted Silent Auctions at each Saturday home game to benefit Mariners Care. Fans have the opportunity to bid on select memorabilia including autographed baseballs, game-used bats, autographed jerseys worn in the Mariners TV commercials, and several other unique items. The Silent Auctions, held at Section 128 at T-Mobile Park, begin when the gates open and conclude at the end of the sixth inning. In 2018, the Mariners Care Silent Auctions raised over $126,000. Since 2000, the Silent Auctions have now raised over $1.7 million for Mariners Care.

Mariners Care Charity Night

ROOT SPORTS and the Seattle Mariners will team up to host the ninth annual on-line tele-auction during the June 4th telecast to raise funds for Mariners Care. In 2018, the event raised over $78,000.

Mariners Care Speed Pitch

Mariner fans have the opportunity to test their arms against the Major Leaguers with an official radar gun at the Mariners Care Speed Pitch machine located on the main concourse in center field. Proceeds from the Mariners Care Speed Pitch machine benefit Mariners Care. $45,000 was raised in 2018.

Mariners Wives "Favorite Things" Basket Auction

On August 9, 2019, the Mariners Wives will auction off their husband's "Favorite Things" to benefit Mariners Care. In 2018, thanks to all participating fans, $27,789 was raised for Mariners Care, the Seattle Mariners non-profit foundation.

Mariners Wives Mystery Bags

On June 21, 2019, the Wives of Mariners players, along with volunteers from Mariners Care, will sell mystery bags containing a baseball signed by one of the 2019 Mariners. In 2018, thanks to all participating fans, $19,320 was raised for Mariners Care, the Seattle Mariners non-profit foundation.

Mariners Care Donations

Mariners Care will reach thousands of organizations in the Pacific Northwest through donations of memorabilia and autographed items.

To apply for consideration, please click here.

Community Outreach

Goodwill Refuse To Abuse 5K Run/Walk at T-Mobile Park

The eighth annual Goodwill Refuse To Abuse 5k Run/Walk will be held at T-Mobile Park on July 20, 2019. In 2018, over $190,000 was raised for the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Refuse To Abuse campaign.

Community Ticket Donations

Through Mariners Care, Major League Baseball, and the MLB Players Association, the Commissioner's Community Initiative and MLB & Players Give Back programs provide the opportunity for thousands of children and seniors to attend Seattle Mariners home games through ticket donations to non-profit organizations. If you would like to bring your non-profit organization to attend a game at Safeco Field, submit an application for consideration by clicking here.

Seattle Mariners Caravan

The 2019 Seattle Mariners Caravan hit the road Jan. 7-23, visiting communities across the Pacific Northwest to increase excitement for the upcoming season. On the tour, select members of the Seattle Mariners visited elementary schools and Boys & Girls Clubs to deliver the DREAM Team message and host complimentary autograph and photo sessions for the public. The Mariner Moose also accompanied the players to take pictures and provide entertainment for the kids.    

Mariner Moose

Bring the excitement of the Seattle Mariners and Major League Baseball to your next event! The Mariner Moose -the official mascot of the Seattle Mariners- is available to visit your next public or private gathering, from birthday parties to corporate functions and everything in-between! To feature the Moose at your next affair, please call the Mariner Moose Scheduling Hotline at (206) 346-4321. Requests may also be made in writing at: Mariner Moose Requests, P.O. Box 4100, Seattle WA 98194, or by e-mailing the Moose here. More Mariner Moose Information »

Seattle Mariners Speakers Bureau

The Seattle Mariners Speakers Bureau is a major part of our community outreach efforts connecting with important organizations throughout the Northwest. Organizations interested in obtaining a speaker from the Mariners should send a request in writing on organizational letterhead, including the specifics of their event, i.e. size, location, date, etc. Requests should be directed to: Seattle Mariners, c/o Speakers Bureau, P.O. Box 4100, Seattle, WA 98194.

Mariners Care Timeline

Visit the Moose Den in center field for an inside look at the Mariners Care Timeline depicting the activities of Mariners players, coaches, wives and staff in our community.