SponsorsThe Sharks Foundation is always looking for sponsors and partners that share the vision of enhancing the lives of underserved youth and families in Santa Clara County, and are looking to increase their community involvement.
If you are interested in making a difference and supporting the Sharks Foundation by becoming a sponsor, please contact Sharks Foundation Manager, Heather Hooper: HHooper@sharkssports.net
The Sharks Foundation would like to thank its existing sponsors and partners for their commitment and dedication to helping youth and families in the community.
Reading Is Cool presented by Comerica Bank is a free and unique literacy program focused on public K-6 grade classrooms in Santa Clara County and southern Alameda County. It promotes the importance of reading while sharing the excitement and enjoyment of a good book. Comerica Bank has been a hands-on and active sponsor of the Sharks Foundation’s flagship literacy program since 2010.
Citrix has been extremely supportive of the Sharks Foundation throughout the years. In previous seasons, Citrix has held MVP and Presenting sponsorships at the Sharks Foundation Golf Classic and Sampling with the Sharks. By sponsoring these events, Citrix is providing valuable monetary resources to youth and families in the community.
For each San Jose Sharks goal scored during the regular season, $1,000 will be given to local organizations dedicated to enhancing the lives of youth and families in need through the Goals for Kids program. Thanks to the program's sponsors, Koret Foundation, Taube Philanthropies and Le Boulanger, each Sharks goal achieved out on the ice will help the program's beneficiaries achieve their goals in the community!
In the 2014-15 season, the Sharks Foundation partnered with Kaiser to introduce the Stick to Fitness powered by Kaiser Permanente program. Stick to Fitness is a fun and active program dedicated to educating sixth grade students on the importance of healthy living, while encouraging them to be active during physical education class and at home. Kaiser Permanente also joined on as the Presenting sponsor of the Sharks Foundation’s annual Fitness Faceoff: Run/Ride/Health Festival for 2015-17.
As the title sponsor of the home of the San Jose Sharks, the SAP Center, SAP has played an active role in participating in some of the Sharks Foundation’s premier fundraising events. In previous seasons, SAP has held high level and Presenting sponsorships at Sampling with the Sharks and Sharks and Strikes. By sponsoring these events, SAP provides valuable monetary resources to youth and families in the community.