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Thank you for your interest in the Pittsburgh Pirates.

We are proud to be an integral part of our community, supporting the efforts of various non-profit organizations and the outstanding work they do.

The Pirates are asked to support thousands of worthwhile charitable causes and events each year and we make every effort to accommodate as many requests as possible.


If you are seeking an in-kind donation for an upcoming event, please carefully read the information below.

If we are able to fulfill your request, complimentary tickets to a Pirates home game will be mailed a minimum of one (1) week in advance of your event.

In order to preserve paper and maximize efficiency, all donation requests must be submitted using our online donation request system.

Please ensure that your request fits within our guidelines:

  • Donations are for fundraising and charitable purposes only. We cannot provide sales incentives, corporate gifts or donations to for-profit entities.
  • Requests must be submitted and received at least four (4) weeks before an event.
  • The Pirates can only donate to charitable organizations in the Greater Pittsburgh Community and the tri-state region of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
  • The Pirates must limit organizations to one donation per calendar year.
  • The Pirates are unable to provide items in quantity for fundraising events and/or financial sponsorship of any form.
  • The Pirates are unable to accept items to be autographed.

We wish you the best of luck with your charitable and fundraising efforts!


The Pirates accept ticket requests for your non-profit organization, group or service as part of the Commissioner's Community Initiative.


The Pittsburgh Pirates Alumni Association, Inc. is a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation headquartered at PNC Park. Its regular membership consists of all living former Pirates players, managers, coaches and other former major leaguers, while the professional membership category includes minor league players, managers, coaches, broadcasters and front office personnel.

The Pirates Alumni Association was founded to 1) promote and support the game of baseball on behalf of the Pittsburgh Pirates on an amateur and professional level through personal appearances, speaking engagements, clinics and fundraising activities, 2) raise and disburse funds for selected local charities and be involved in community driven activities which support our charitable causes, 3) provide an active association dedicated to helping its membership and their families through support, direction and counseling with the Pirates Alumni "Special Assistance Program" and 4) communicate to its membership through a semi-annual newsletter and regularly scheduled chapter meetings.

For more information regarding the Pirates Alumni Association, please call 412-325-4723.


You can now request Pirate Parrot and Pirates Pierogies apperances online. All appearance requests must be made at least 30 days prior to the event date.

You may also submit a letter on your organization's letterhead to:

Mascot Appearances
Pittsburgh Pirates
PO Box 7000
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Please include a brief description of the group or charity, along with the date, time, location and preferred mascot for the requested appearance.


To send your favorite Pirate a letter, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope and address to:

Pittsburgh Pirates
P.O. BOX 7000
Pittsburgh, PA 15212