Pittsburgh Cares and the Pittsburgh Pirates are once again teaming up to combine two great all-American pastimes: baseball and volunteerism. By joining the 2017 Pittsburgh Cares All-Stars, you'll experience the power of volunteering and the difference that one person can make in our community. To show our appreciation for your service, volunteers who register for a qualifying project, and successfully complete four hours of verified service between April 3rd and August 24th will receive a pair of Pirates tickets to cheer on the team!

How to join the All-Star Challenge

  1. LOG-IN to your volunteer account or become a member at www.pittsburghcares.org
  2. SIGN-UP or express interest to one of the following qualified volunteer projects
    1. American Red Cross
    2. Asset STEM
    3. Boy Scouts of America
    4. Carnegie Library
    5. Computer Reach
    6. Global Links
    7. Pittsburgh Project
    8. PUMP
  3. VOLUNTEER All participants must complete at least four (4) hours of service between April 3, – August 24, 2017 in order to receive two (2) complimentary tickets. An individual volunteer may only redeem one pair of tickets.
  4. LOG HOURS All hours must be logged via your Pittsburgh Cares volunteer account
  5. TICKETS Once your hours have been approved, Pittsburgh Cares will send you details on how to claim your tickets via the email linked to your volunteer account

Become the Pirates Volunteer of the Year

For the first time ever, in an effort to further highlight volunteerism, the individual with the most volunteer hours logged through Pittsburgh Cares by Thursday, August 24, 2017 will be named Pirates Volunteer of the Year. The winner will be invited to PNC Park to be a part of some special surprises on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 1:35PM (Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals).



American Red Cross 

Opportunity:  American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania


Boy Scouts

Opportunity:     BSA TrailBlazer Special Needs Day Camp


Global Links

Opportunity:   Sorting/Packing Medical Supplies


Carnegie Libraries

Opportunity:  Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh


Computer Reach

Opportunity:  Friday Computer Recycling


Asset STEM

Opportunity:   Science Kit Materials! ASSET Inc. Help sort, portion and bag science materials



Opportunity:   Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project


World Vision

Opportunity:    Sort Medical Supplies