Your Sixers. Our Community
The ultimate measure of an organizations success is not only the number in the win column at the seasons end, but also what the team stands for year after year in the community.
Sixers Charities takes tremendous pride in serving the community and its children. By assisting organizations that focus on youth, recreation, health and education, our hope is to make a positive difference. We have helped create and assist in a wide variety of services, including educational and recreational programs, and provide tickets, autographed and promotional items, and publicity. Most importantly, the personal involvement and dedication of the 76ers family is what we hope will make Philadelphia a better place to live.
As partner and friend to the children of the Delaware Valley, the 76ers are primarily focused on helping kids succeed in school, form well-rounded lives, and, most of all, have fun. After all, children should have the opportunity to play, grow, dream and ultimately, win at life. The Sixers reach out to area youth in many ways. The franchises programming covers an incredible range, from monthly reading appearances at local schools, to educational initiatives on the teams web site, to refurbishing playgrounds, to providing scholarships for students. Each year, the club touches over 35,000 kids in the Delaware Valley.
Children, however, are not the only beneficiaries of good will, as the 76ers are honored to reach Philadelphians in other ways as well. The team supports area hospitals by visiting patients of all ages, host annual outings at seniors centers, sponsors an adult wheelchair basketball team, and honors local citizens for outstanding community service at games.