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$13,000,000+GRANTS AWARDED SINCE 2000



$13,000,000+GRANTS AWARDED SINCE 2000

Our Belief

The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation is dedicated to the health and wellness of children in central Ohio.

Our Commitment

We dedicate time, resources and financial support to organizations making a difference in the areas of pediatric cancer, education, health & safety, and the growth and development of youth hockey.

Executive Director Letter

“Your support helps us be champions off the ice, for each other, for the next generation and for Columbus.”

As I look back on my first year as Executive Director of the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, I am truly humbled by the work we do to give back to a community that does so much for us…

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For Our Future

Over the past two decades, the Blue Jackets no-cost education programs have brought hockey into the classroom to teach teamwork, responsibility and respect in a fun, interactive way. A priority of the Blue Jackets and the Blue Jackets Foundation has been, and continues to be, making reading accessible to all children in our community by investing in education through literacy.

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76,000+ Youth

received free education resources

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$317,000+ Invested

in education-based programming

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For Each Other

The fight against pediatric cancer has been one of the Blue Jackets Foundation’s primary areas of focus since the team’s inception in 2000. Kids fighting cancer are our heroes and we support them by offering unique experiences and program funding. Some call it therapy through distraction, but most kids call it fun.

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7,000+ Pediatric

cancer patients and family members received care and services

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$60,000 Raised

throughout the season, including Hockey Fights Cancer Night, to support pediatric cancer patients and their families

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For the next generation

Since the team’s arrival and Foundation’s introduction in 2000, we have worked tirelessly to grow the game we love. Our commitment to the development of youth hockey and reducing barriers to our sport runs deep because we believe everyone should have a chance to play.

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9,700+ Children

learned the fundamentals of hockey

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$900,000+ Invested

in the growth of youth hockey

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Every year, Blue Jackets players, team personalities, staff and season ticket holders give their time, attention and care to help those in need throughout our community.

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3,950+ Volunteer Hours

by CBJ players, their significant others, and staff

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920+ Community Organizations


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