The Pelicans are committed to building a legacy in our community with vision, integrity and passion. We are focused on enriching the communities in the Gulf South Region through initiatives in Education, Health and Wellness and Environmental Responsibility. The Pelicans believe in creating fun, exciting memories that will last a lifetime and will positively impact the lives of individuals in our community.

For general community relation inquiries, please email
communityrelations@pelicans.com

COASTAL RESTORATION

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PARTNERSHIP WITH AUDUBON

The Pelicans and Audubon Nature Institute are teaming up in a commitment to preserve Louisiana’s coastal wetlands and educate on environmental issues in our community.

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HANCOCK WHITNEY ZOO-TO-DO

Our annual auction allows fans to help raise funds to support our effort with Audubon Institute to save the coastal wetlands.

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WETLAND EXPRESS

The Wetland Express is a mobile educational program that offers an up-close, hands-on experience with some of our wetland’s most important inhabitants.

EDUCATION

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MATH HOOPS

The Pelicans Math Hoops Program presented by Chevron provides students with a fun and interactive way to learn math skills.

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ACME READING TIMEOUT

The ACME Truck Line Reading Time Out provides students that display good behavior in the classroom with an interactive reading experience featuring Pelicans players and personalities.

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CHEVRON STEM ZONE

At the Chevron STEM Zone, kids learn how Science, Technology, Engineering and Math play a vital role in their future success and what producing energy has to do with basketball.

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

The New Orleans Pelicans are committed to celebrating Black History Month with our annual Essay Contest, Game Changer Award, and Coaches Symposium.

HEALTH & FITNESS

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JUNIOR TRAINING CAMPS

Pelicans Junior Training Camp engrosses participants in health and fitness activities geared toward creating a fun and memorable basketball experience.

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COURT REFURBISHMENTS

The New Orleans Pelicans partner with local organizations to provide children with a safe place to enjoy the game of basketball and foster a healthy and active lifestyle.

  • Jr. NBA Skill Challenge - New Orleans Regional

    Photos: Pelicans host Jr. NBA Skills Challenge regional

    The New Orleans Pelicans hosted the area's regional Jr. NBA Skills Challenge at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

  • article-image: Recap: Oyster Shell Recycling Program: Restoring Louisiana's Coast

    Recap: Oyster Shell Recycling Program: Restoring Louisiana's Coast

    The Pelicans and Southern Quality Ford teamed up with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to restore shoreline habitat with their Oyster Shell Recycling Program.

  • article-image: Photos: Pelicans and Shell host Reading Rally at Bayou Black Elementary School

    Photos: Pelicans and Shell host Reading Rally at Bayou Black Elementary School

    The Pelicans and Shell hosted a Reading Rally at Bayou Black Elementary in Houma on May 19, 2022. The students heard stories from Pierre and the Hype Team, played reading games, and were presented with their very own Traveling Library made from a team-used basketball rack.

  • article-image: Recap: Pelicans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana assist community following Arabi tornado

    Recap: Pelicans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana assist community following Arabi tornado

    Recap: Pelicans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana assist community following Arabi tornado

  • article-image: ACME Reading Timeout with Pelicans Herbert Jones | 2021-22 NBA Season

    ACME Reading Timeout with Pelicans Herbert Jones | 2021-22 NBA Season

    ACME Reading Timeout with Pelicans Herbert Jones | 2021-22 NBA Season

  • article-image: Photos: Pelicans, Saints team up with Chevron to host 2022 STEM Fair

    Photos: Pelicans, Saints team up with Chevron to host 2022 STEM Fair

    On April 1, 2022, the New Orleans Pelicans and Saints teamed up with Chevron to host STEM Fair. The field-trip event for over 1,500 students across the region featured hands-on learning and interactive demonstrations.

  • article-image: Photos: Pelicans, Rebuild Together assist community following Arabi tornado

    Photos: Pelicans, Rebuild Together assist community following Arabi tornado

    On Wednesday, March 29, New Orleans Pelicans employees joined forces with Rebuild Together to help clean up and move debris from a house affected by the EF-3 tornado that hit Arabi, Louisiana.

  • article-image: Photos: Pelicans family volunteers at community grocery giveaway

    Photos: Pelicans family volunteers at community grocery giveaway

    On March 26, various family members of Pelicans players and staff volunteered with the New Orleans Mission to distribute groceries and living essentials to community members affected by the recent tornadoes in the New Orleans area.

  • article-image: Interview with Guy McInnis on tornado relief efforts | Pelicans-Spurs 3/26/22

    Interview with Guy McInnis on tornado relief efforts | Pelicans-Spurs 3/26/22

    Interview with Guy McInnis on tornado relief efforts | Pelicans-Spurs 3/26/22

  • Photos: Pelicans, Saints host tornado relief drive with Second Harvest, WDSU

    In an effort to support the ongoing response to the March 22 tornadoes, the New Orleans Pelicans and Saints teamed up with Second Harvest Food Bank and WDSU to host a donation drive for those affected by the storm.

  • article-image: Garrett Temple talks Temple Family history, LSU integration with father Collis Temple Jr. | Black History Month

    Garrett Temple talks Temple Family history, LSU integration with father Collis Temple Jr. | Black History Month

    Garrett Temple talks Temple Family history, LSU integration with father Collis Temple Jr. | Black History Month

  • article-image: Herbert Jones meets students from Einstein Charter School | Chevron Math Hoops

    Herbert Jones meets students from Einstein Charter School | Chevron Math Hoops

    Herbert Jones meets students from Einstein Charter School | Chevron Math Hoops