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.

Latest Community Events

Coastal Restoration

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.

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.

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.


Math Hoops

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

Pelicans Reading Rally

The Pelicans Reading Rally, presented by Shell, includes health & wellness stations with a literacy twist + students add to their "home library".

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.

King of the Classroom

The King of the Classroom program presented by The King Firm incentivizes local students for their outstanding reading capabilities.

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.

Black History Month

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

Health & Fitness

Junior Training Camps

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

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.

Coach of the Month

Throughout the Pelicans season, Louisiana Motor Coach will recognize outstanding high school coaches that exhibit leadership, guidance, and motivation towards their players.


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