The fight against pediatric cancer has been one of Blue Jackets Foundation's primary areas of focus since the team's inception in 2000. Hats For Heroes and additional fundraising programs have helped raise more than $4 million to fund a variety of support programs for pediatric cancer patients and their families, including therapy through distraction, critical research projects and assistance in providing palliative care for youth.
In keeping with the goal to help central Ohio kids get healthy, play safely and stay active, the Foundation has invested more than $8.1 million in central Ohio to support youth health and wellness initiatives.
The Columbus Blue Jackets Book Jackets program presented by Ohio's 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage is a reading incentive program that uses the excitement of the Columbus Blue Jackets to encourage students in grades K-8 to spend more time reading.
Learn To Play presented by Performance Columbus, in association with Moo Moo Express Car Wash, aims to deliver a positive experience with age-appropriate instruction and certified coaching, led by Blue Jackets Alum Andrew Cassels, in a fun and safe atmosphere.
Each year the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation uses its unique resources to raise funds that help local non-profits whose mission is similar to our own: the health and wellness of local children. Organizations may request funds through our formalized grant process.
The Blue Jackets players in partnership with the CBJ Foundation established the John H. McConnell Scholarship in 2008 to provide one local high school senior a $10,000 scholarship in honor of the life and legacy of the team's late founder, John H. McConnell.
Each season, the CBJ Foundation awards a scholarship to a graduating high school senior who wishes to further his/her education beyond high school and has excelled in their commitment to hockey, in their leadership, and in the academic and extracurricular activities.
The Columbus Blue Jackets and the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation are dedicated to making a difference in central Ohio, on and off the ice. Since our inception in 2000, our biggest assist has been in the community where we're committed to improving the health and wellness of our children.
All proceeds from this auction benefit the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation. The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation is dedicated to the health and wellness of children in Central Ohio. We dedicate time, resources and financial support to organizations making a difference in the areas of pediatric cancer, reading, fitness through play, and the growth and development of amateur hockey.
Tickets for our jersey raffles can be purchased on the BLT concourse during select games.
Specific Blue Jackets merchandise help benefit the Foundation's fight against pediatric cancer.
Round Up at The Blue Line Store: Fans visiting The Blue Line Stores at Nationwide Arena and Polaris Mall can "round up" their total at the register to make a donation to The Blue Jackets Foundation. The round up option is only available in-store on Friday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. until the end of the game.
This exclusive outing gives guests a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a day of golf with their favorite Blue Jackets players in addition to playing one of the best courses in the country - Double Eagle Club
The CannonBall, presented by Quantum Health and Bartha is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Columbus Blue Jackets foundation. Our 2020 event raised an unbelievable $525,000 for the health and wellness of children in central Ohio!
Former Blue Jackets players, coaches and staff link up on the regular to help benefit the CBJ Foundation all around Columbus year long!
The CBJ Foundation's Community MVP Award, which recognizes the player who best exemplifies service, dedication and leadership was most recently awarded to Cam Atkinson for creating the Force Network Fund (FNF), a patriotic tribute to the spirit of those who serve and protect our nation daily.