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Sharks Foundation Creates 'Tealtop' at Edenvale Elementary

New Street Hockey Court Made in Partnership with Kaiser Permanente

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks / sjsharks.com

Tealtop at Edenvale Elementary

Tealtop at Edenvale Elementary

The Sharks Foundation and Kaiser Permanente outfitted Edenvale Elementary with a brand new Tealtop street hockey court .

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On October 15 the Sharks Foundation hosted a "Tealtop" Street Hockey Court ribbon cutting ceremony in partnership with Kaiser Permanente at Edenvale Elementary School in San Jose.

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RECAP: 2018-19 Sharks Foundation Giving Campaign

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

2018-19 Sharks Foundation Recap

2018-19 Sharks Foundation Recap

A look at what the Sharks Foundation accomplished during the 2018-19 season

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Each season the Sharks Foundation hosts its annual Giving Campaign which focuses on different causes each month and features key activations with Sharks players, coaches, alumni, executives, broadcasters, team partners and mascot S.J. Sharkie.

In line with its mission to provide emergency aid, the Sharks Foundation hosted a pregame collection drive during a Sharks preseason home game and made the California Fire Foundation its 50/50 Raffle presented by Black Oak Casino Resort beneficiary to raise funds in support of the Northern California wildfire victims.

To kick-off the 2018-19 Giving Campaign, the Sharks Foundation focused on Healthy Living during the month of October and partnered with Kaiser Permanente to create a Tealtop Street Hockey Court for students at Selma Olinder Elementary School. Sharks Brenden Dillon and Logan Couture distributed gear and participated in a friendly game with the students on the new court.

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Sharks Foundation and SAP Build Emergency Sleep Cabins

$200,000 Donation to Habitat for Humanity Funded Efforts

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Habitat for Humanity Build

Habitat for Humanity Build

In August, the Sharks Foundation built emergency sleeping cabins with funds raised from its 50/50 Raffle presented by Black Oak Casino

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During the 2018-19 San Jose Sharks playoff run, the Sharks Foundation and SAP provided Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley with a $200,000 donation to support its Bridge Housing Communities (BHC) project.

Then on Friday, August 2, Sharks and SAP volunteers spent the day building Emergency Sleeping Cabins (ESC) for the community.

The BHC project is designed to be the launching point to permanent housing and break the cycle of poverty for a portion of San Jose's more than 6,200 unsheltered residents.

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Foundation Funds Fill the Tank Initiative at Local Boy Scouts Campus

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

"Fill the Tank" Initiative

"Fill the Tank" Initiative

The Sharks Foundation used funds raised through its 50/50 Raffle to "fill the tank" by building water tanks for a local Boy Scouts campus.

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On Fan Appreciation Night, the Sharks Foundation asked Sharks Territory for their assistance with its April Environmental Awareness campaign month, challenging them to help reach a $60,000 50/50 Raffle presented by Black Oak Casino Resort jackpot goal.

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Sharks, Warriors, 49ers Raise Over $1 Million for Bay Area Non-Profits

More Than 250,000 Lives to be Impacted with the Help of Bay Area Sports Teams, the Koret Foundation and Taube Philanthropies

by San Jose Sharks @sanjosesharks / sjsharks.com

SAN JOSE, CA - The Warriors Community Foundation (@GSWfoundation), 49ers Foundation (@49ersCommunity) and the Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare), in partnership with the Koret Foundation (@KoretFoundation) and Taube Philanthropies (@TaubePhilanthro), announced today that collectively they have donated $1,048,500 to local non-profits which positively impacted 254,077 lives throughout the Bay Area.  

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Goals For Kids Program Has Record-Breaking Season

Funds to Be Split by Six Non-Profit Beneficiaries

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Throughout the 2018-19 regular and postseason, for each goal scored by a Sharks player a $1,000 donation was split amongst six non-profits through the Goals for Kids program. 

Thanks to the hard work on the ice and the generous support of the program partners, Goals for Kids raised a record-breaking $343,000, providing each beneficiary with a $57,166 donation! 

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Foundation Raises Over $1.5 Million for Bay Area

Funds will Impact Local Youth and Families

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Thank you Sharks Territory for your incredible generosity. With your support, the Sharks Foundation was able to give back more than $1.5 million to Bay Area non-profits during the 2018-19 season!

Below is a recap of how funds were distributed through our 2018-19 Giving Campaign.

In addition, the Foundation distributed funds through its 50/50 Raffle presented by Black Oak Casino Resort and the Goals for Kids program in partnership with Taube Philanthropies, the Koret Foundation, Druva, Meriwest Credit Union, the Sobrato Organization and SWENSON.

Foundation 2018-19 Campaign Recap
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Action-Packed April

Sharks Foundation Dedicates $77,000 to Environmental Causes

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Sharks Clean Up Seabright Beach

Sharks Clean Up Seabright Beach

The Sharks Foundation, Poly and Save Our Shores teamed-up to clean up Seabright Beach in Santa Cruz

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April's Environmental Awareness month kicked off for the Sharks Foundation by teaming up with Citrix to launch a fan voting campaign inspired by the partner's 30th anniversary. The two organizations would provide a $30,000 grant to a non-profit of Sharks Territory's choice. After a week of submissions, 2,300 votes were cast and fans choose South Bay Clean Creek Coalition (SBCCC) to receive the funding as well as assistance with a local beautification project. On May 11, volunteers from Citrix and the Sharks spent the day cleaning a section of the Guadalupe River with SBCCC to make the area a safer place for community members and the unique wildlife that inhabit the waterway. 

On April 3, volunteers from team partner Poly and the Sharks Foundation collected over 81 lbs. of trash and 6 lbs. of recycling at Seabright Beach in Santa Cruz. Additionally, the two organizations provided a $5,000 donation to project partner Save Our Shores. Funding will further its K-12 Student Education Program through fieldtrips and marine based classroom curriculum. This was Poly and the Foundation's third annual Santa Cruz county beach clean-up.

 

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Making a Difference in March

Sharks Foundation Celebrates Education Month and Hockey Is For Everyone by Dedicating $76,175 to Community

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Midpen Media Center

Midpen Media Center

The Sharks Foundation and SAP refurbished a brand new van into a functioning broadcast mobile media center for Midpen Media Center

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Throughout March the Sharks Foundation assisted various Bay Area non-profits focused on education or inclusion through several programs and projects and. 

To begin the month, the Sharks Foundation dedicated 50/50 Raffle presented by Black Oak Casino Resort proceeds to Ariel Outreach Mission when the Sharks took on St. Louis. The $7,230 donation will be used to purchase computers and other equipment to assist in its tutoring programs that provide Oakland youth with learning strategies in the areas of English, reading and writing for. 

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