Our Mission: IronPigs Charities supports educational and recreational opportunities for Lehigh Valley youth, focusing on diversity and inclusion.
About us: Established in October 2007, before the IronPigs ever played a game, IronPigs Charities (IPC) is the philanthropic arm of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. IPC also assists local youth sports leagues with team-management tools, education programs and facility improvements. The organization has donated more than $1.2 million to youth-serving non-profit organizations throughout the Lehigh Valley region.
IronPigs Charities is supported through the strong fanbase of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs via in-game fundraising activities such as the popular 50/50 raffle, used team equipment sales, and the team jersey auctions. Funds are also raised through contributions from companies, organizations and individuals, as well as from special event sponsorships and ticket sales for annual events including the Phillies Winter Caravan, Hackers & Homers golf tournament and the Meet the Team Dinner.
IronPigs Charities is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the cornerstone of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' commitment to the Lehigh Valley community and is presented by the Air Products Foundation.
IronPigs Charities is governed a Board of Directors that meets four times annually (March, June, September, December).
IronPigs Charities Board of Directors
Frank Anderson, Coca Cola
Anne Baum, Capital BlueCross
Zach Betkowski, Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Steve Cameron, Air Products
Jim Feher, The Morning Call
Barry Fisher, WFMZ
Kristi Fulkerson, Service Electric
Laurie Hackett, Air Products
Kurt Landes, Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Rich Levy, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Brad Ludwig, Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Tricia Matsko, Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Emily Bettys, Director, IronPigs Charities