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Sharks, Sharks Foundation and SAP Donate $300,000 to Local Food Bank

In addition, Sharks and Aramark Donate Perishable Food to Martha's Kitchen

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks / sjsharks.com

SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) and Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare) announced today a partnership with SAP (@SAP_BayArea) to donate $300,000 to local food bank, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley (@2ndharvest). To help combat food insecurity during this challenging time, the monetary donation will provide enough food for more than 600,000 meals to those in need.

Additionally, the Sharks announced that the organization has partnered with food service provider Aramark (@Aramark) to donate more than 2,000 pounds of perishable food items from SAP Center at San Jose (@SAPCenter). The food has been donated to Martha's Kitchen (@KitchenMarthas), a local nonprofit that feeds the underserved in our community.

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Sharks, Kane Celebrate Black Hockey History

by Missy Zielinski / sjsharks.com

Over the weekend, the Sharks celebrated Black History Month with the help of the NHL Black Hockey History mobile museum, which made two stops in the Bay Area.

The first stop was Saturday in San Jose ahead of the Sharks game, where the mobile museum invited Sharks fans to learn about some of hockey's biggest moments, milestones, and playmakers in the sport, while also celebrating the pioneers and trailblazers who helped shape NHL history.

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Sampling with the Sharks Nets More Than $350,000

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Sampling with the Sharks 2020

Sharks Foundation's Sampling with the Sharks Event

The Sharks Foundation hosted their wine tasting fundraiser, Sampling with the Sharks presented by Alaska Airlines at SAP Center on February 11.

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The Sharks Foundation raised more than $350,000 with the support of the San Jose Sharks and San Jose Barracuda rosters, coaches, broadcasters and 400 guests at its signature fundraiser Sampling with the Sharks on Tuesday, February 11 at SAP Center.

The annual event included two hours of wine tasting and interaction with Sharks and Barracuda VIPs, a unique live and silent auction that featured one-of-a-kind Sharks experiences and memorabilia and the opportunity to take a photo with the iconic Shark Head.

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Heroes Appreciation Month Recap

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Every January the Sharks Foundation celebrates heroes of all ages during its Heroes Appreciation Month campaign.

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Sharks Foundation Upgrades Family's Gilroy Home

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Rebuilding Together 2020

Rebuilding Together 2020

The Sharks Foundation partnered with Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley to upgrade a family's home in Gilroy.

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As part of its Heroes Appreciation Month campaign, the Sharks Foundation partnered with Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, providing the non-profit with a $15,000 Community Assist Grant to make vital repairs to the Gilroy home of Dave and Bob Galtman.

With physical limitations, it was difficult for the 98-year-old WWII veteran Dave to get around his home safely and take care of pressing home repairs on his own.

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Sharks Honor First Responders from Gilroy Garlic Festival Tragedy

Sharks Foundation Donates more than $45,000 to #GilroyStrong Fundraising Efforts

by San Jose Sharks @sanjosesharks / sjsharks.com

SAN JOSE, CA - Tonight, in a special ceremony prior to their game vs. the Anaheim Ducks, the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) and the Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare) honored the first responders who assisted in the care and well-being of those in attendance and those wounded during the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting which took place last July 28.   

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Sharks Foundation and Dec My Room Renovate Kaiser Permanente Clinic

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

Dec My Room

Dec My Room

Thanks to a grant from the Sharks Foundation, a clinic at Kaiser Permanente was renovated by Dec My Room - and then visited by Sharks players.

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Through a $25,000 Sharks Foundation Community Assist Grant, non-profit Dec My Room (DMR) renovated the pediatric outpatient infusion clinic at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center into a friendly, bright, playful and healing environment for the 1,800 patients it serves each year.

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Sharks Foundation Recognized As Top-50 Corporate Philanthropist

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks / sjsharks.com

SAN JOSE, CA - The Sharks Foundation (@SharksCare) announced today that is has been recognized by the Silicon Valley Business Journal as a Top-50 corporate philanthropist in Silicon Valley for the 2018 Fiscal Year. The award was given at the Business Journal's annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards Gala held on Thursday, November 14.  

By contributing more than $1.6 million to high performing non-profit organizations throughout the Bay Area during the 2017-18 season, the Sharks Foundation ranks No. 15 amongst the honorees.  

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Sharks Foundation Military Appreciation Recap

Sharks honored former and current United States service members

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksoundation.org

Navy vet drops ceremonial puck

NSH@SJS: Navy vet honored with ceremonial puck drop

The Sharks honored Navy veteran Frank Ganz with the ceremonial puck drop prior to their game against the Predators

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On November 9, the Sharks honored former and current United States service members during its annual Military Appreciation Night.

Fans received a military-themed rally towel when they entered SAP Center, which was used during a celebratory moment where veterans and service members had the opportunity to be acknowledged by the entire arena of attendees. 

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Sharks Foundation's Healthy Living Month Recap

More Than $122,000 Dedicated To Physical & Mental Health Causes in October

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare / sharksfoundation.org

The Sharks Foundation kicked off its annual Giving Campaign in October by engaging youth and families in living active lifestyles through its Healthy Living Month campaign.

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. Sharks broadcasters Randy Hahn and Dan Rusanowsky emceed the dedication, which included the school's principal, teachers, and 150 students and their family members.

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