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Donations and Appearances

Pittsburgh Pirates In-Kind Donation Program

The Pirates 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 and would like information on other donation opportunities, please visit In regards to Commissioner's Community Initiative ticket donation opportunities for a non-profit organization or program, we have come to the conclusion of this year's program.

Pirates Alumni Association

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.

Fan Mail

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

Pirate Parrot Appearances

You can now request Pirate Parrot apperances online:

Pirate Parrot Appearance Request Form »

All appearance requests must be made 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 chosen mascot for the requested appearance.