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Brewers Community Foundation Programs


logo Brewers Community Foundation, Inc. is the official charitable arm of the Brewers. We are proud to give back to our community in many ways. Brewers Community Foundation harnesses the pride, passion and commitment of Brewers fans, players and other supporters to positively impact the lives of children and families in Greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin. We seek to be thoughtful and dependable, philanthropic leaders actively engaged in providing needed financial support consistent with our mission.

50/50 RAFFLE


The 50/50 Raffle tickets are sold throughout Miller Park from gate opening through the fourth inning of every Brewers home game. The winning ticket will be announced in the middle of the sixth inning, right before the Klement's Famous Sausage Race, and the winner will have until the middle of the seventh inning to claim his/her prize at the 50/50 information table. If the prize goes unclaimed by the middle of the seventh inning, another ticket will be drawn and announced. One lucky fan will take home half of the net proceeds from the game's raffle ticket sales. The other half will go to Brewers Community Foundation. Last year Brewers Community Foundation was able to help more than 200 local non-profit organizations in the area of health, education, recreation and basic needs. For the winning raffle number and amount please call the 50/50 Raffle hotline at (414) 902-4334 or visit the 50/50 Raffle page: More >>

DRIVE FOR CHARITY

During the months of April, June and August, Brewers Community Foundation invites fans to drop off items or make a donation of $5 and receive a Milwaukee Brewers player collectible pin. These items and donations are then distributed to non-profit organizations in areas where they are greatly needed. This year the dates and requested items will be:

  • April 25 – April 27: Hats, Scarves and Mittens
  • June 27 – June 29: Toiletries
  • August 22 – August 24: School Supplies
  • September 12 – September 14: Items for Animal Shelters
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BREWERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WEEK

Brewers Community Foundation will host its fifth annual BCF Week, May 26 through June 3, 2014. The week will feature fundraisers on each game day that will engage and delight fans throughout the home stand. The "Ultimate Auction" will be held online during this period featuring Brewers memorabilia and VIP experiences with the auction starting on May 20 and ending June 3. Proceeds from each fundraiser will support the mission of Brewers Community Foundation. More >>

BREWERS BUDDIES TICKET PROGRAM

Last season, thousands of complimentary game tickets were distributed to youth groups and community organizations through this program. The program is made possible through the generosity of season seat holders, ownership, players, sponsors and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, who provides game tickets to Brewers Community Foundation for distribution to community groups. For more information about participation in this program, call (414) 902-4509. More >>

ANNUAL 5K FAMOUS RACING SAUSAGES™ RUN/WALK

Runners and walkers look forward to the annual 5K Famous Racing Sausages™ Run/Walk held each summer at Miller Park. The 2014 5K Famous Racing Sausages™ Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, July 26. The event starts and finishes at the Klement's Sausage Haus at Miller Park. This year, 4,500 participants will race with the popular Klement's Famous Racing Sausages™, who actually run the entire 5K course. All net proceeds from the annual run/walk support the programs of Brewers Community Foundation. Individual fundraising through Brewers Community Foundation's online tool will provide needed support to Fisher House Wisconsin, a-soon-to-be-built facility for the families of injured military while their loved one is being treated at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Hospital. More >>

GRANT REQUESTS

Brewers Community Foundation provides a significant number of grants each year to non-profit organizations. Our funding efforts strategically extend financial support to non-profits that provide quality programming in the areas of health, education, recreation and basic needs, with a particular focus on low income and disadvantaged youth and their families. Grants are generally limited up to $10,000 for Wisconsin-based organizations. New in 2014, all grant applications will be submitted online. More >>

EVENING WITH HANK AARON

Baseball legend and former Braves' and Brewers' great Hank Aaron returns to Milwaukee each year for a special fundraising event held in Miller Park's Johnson Controls Stadium Club and hosted by Brewers Community Foundation. Proceeds from this event are directed to the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation, which helps area children fulfill a special talent and realize their full potential. The Evening with Hank Aaron event has raised more than $750,000 with funds donated by Brewers Community Foundation and administered through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. More >>

SCOREBOARD RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Fans can purchase either a Full Scoreboard Message or a Single Line Shared Message during a game at Miller Park through the Scoreboard Recognition Program. Miller Park has been the site of many marriage proposals and birthday wishes through this program. All proceeds benefit Brewers Community Foundation. A scoreboard message form can be requested by e-mailing Meredith Malone at meredith.malone@brewers.com. More >>

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

Brewers Community Foundation, Inc. is proud to offer three scholarship programs to Wisconsin Students. New in 2014, all scholarship applications will be submitted on-line.

The Allan H. Selig Scholarship Program was created in the name of former Brewers President and current Commissioner of Baseball Allan H. (Bud) Selig. Funding for the scholarships is the result of proceeds donated by Major League Baseball, from the All-Star Workout Day, part of the 2002 All-Star festivities held at Miller Park. Selected candidates will receive $2,500 annually, renewable each year for a total of $10,000 over four years.
The Players/Coaches Scholarship Program is made possible thanks to Milwaukee Brewers players' and coaches' commitment to educational opportunities for youth. This scholarship is a one-year award that varies in amounts from season to season. Generally scholarship awards have been between $1,000 and $2,500.
The Miller Park Community Scholarship Program provided its first award in 2013. Eligible applicants must be a minority or female student residing in either Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington or Racine County. Applicants must also be a student pursuing studies in a design-or construction-related field at a technical college, college or university in the State of Wisconsin. Scholarship awards will be of varying amounts based on need. More >>

SUPPORT BREWERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Brewers Community Foundation is proud to give back to our community and we consider our charitable efforts an important part of who we are as an organization. Brewers Community Foundation is the non-profit tax-exempt arm of the Milwaukee Brewers that supports non-profits in greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin in the areas of health, education, recreation and basic needs. You can join our efforts by donating to Brewers Community Foundation to make a contribution today. Donate >>