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A's in the Community

Donation Programs

Donate Your Vehicle

Donate your car, truck, RV, boat, or real estate to benefit the A's Community Fund. Your donation is tax deductible and will support youth baseball programs, Bay Area families, and more.

Donating is easy! Call 888-333-3848 to speak with a helpful representative. In mere minutes you'll be on your way to helping the A's Community Fund.

Your donation will be processed by the Vehicle Donation Processing Center. They will compile and process all donor information and handle all of the documents, including automobile pick up, the charity auction sale, and distribution of the proceeds to the A's Community Fund.

Donate your car with America's Car Donation Center »

Learn more about the Oakland A's Car Donation Program ».

The Oakland A's Community Fund supported more than 1,500 charitable organizations through monetary contributions, donated auction items and tickets this season in its efforts to improve the quality of life for people throughout the Bay Area. Specifically, the organization funded endeavors to improve educational programs, aid the underprivileged, assist in crime and drug prevention, promote health awareness, and champion children and senior welfare. The A's Community Fund donated approximately $600,000 to various community programs.

Donate your car to benefit the A's Community Fund
Food Bank Wednesdays

In 2014, Food Bank Wednesdays raised $8,035 which provided 18,000 meals for those in need in Alameda County. Every Wednesday beginning on June 18, 2014 to the last Wednesday of the season, fans donated five cans of food or $5 to one of the Alameda County Community Food Bank tents outside the ballpark and received a 2 for 1 ticket voucher for a future A's game - up to four vouchers per person. Thank you to all of our fans that generously donated this season!

Foodbank Wednesdays
Foodbank Wednesdays
Foodbank Wednesdays
Little A's

The Little A's program gives 10,000 deserving youth and their chaperones of non-profit organizations the opportunity to attend an A's game free of charge. In addition to a game ticket, each child receives a Bank of America souvenir and child-admission pass to the Oakland Zoo. The Little A's program is presented by Bank of America and supported by the Oakland Zoo and Clorox.

Applications will be available February 2015.

Little A's section at O.co Coliseum
A kid being interviewed as part of Little A's
Little A's participants
Senior Days

The Oakland A's Community Fund hosts thousands of Bay Area seniors throughout the regular season. These seniors will get to enjoy an afternoon of baseball from their own section of the ballpark.

Applications will be available February 2015.

In-Kind Donations

The Athletics are dedicated to giving back to the community and are committed to helping charitable organizations throughout the Bay Area. In order to request a donation for you organization, we kindly ask that you follow these guidelines:

  • All requests must be submitted online at least six (6) weeks prior to the date of your event. Click here to access the form.
  • The online donation form must be filled out completely in order for your request to be considered.
  • Requests are limited to one donation per organization per calendar year.
  • Due to limited resources, we must limit our donations to groups in the Bay Area and only during baseball season.
  • Your request will be processed one month prior to the date of your event.
  • Donations are for charitable purposes only; we cannot provide sale incentives, corporate gifts or donations to for-profit entities.
  • We cannot accept personal items to be autographed by Athletics players or coaches.
  • Submitting a request does not guarantee a donation.
  • Organizations which receive a donation must complete an online reply form after the event, including the amount the item raised for the event, to be considered for future requests.
  • Though we congratulate your efforts, we are unable to support individual or company fundraising efforts (ex. Relay for Life, United Way Campaign, etc.) as we directly support the local chapter of all national charities.

We are unable to place follow-up calls regarding each donation request. If you have not received a response within two weeks of your event, please email the Community Relations Department at donations@athletics.com.

The Athletics wish all groups great success in their fundraising efforts!