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Tickets for Kids

BBBS MC Brandy-Ciara 6.8.151Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson, Elk, and McKean is an agency partner with Tickets for Kids Charities, a Pittsburgh-based organization which obtains unused and unsold tickets and distributes them to organizations serving economically disadvantaged and at-risk children. As a result, our matches have additional opportunities for free tickets to museums, zoos, theatre productions, and sporting events. The following are a list of ticket opportunities that are typically available on a regular basis for both Bigs and Littles to attend together, for FREE, as a match. Also be sure to ask your Big Brothers Big Sisters match support staff about tickets available for current theatre productions and seasonal opportunities, such as holiday light shows and amusement parks. If you are interested in participating in any Tickets for Kids activities, you must request the tickets through the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson, Elk, and McKean program. Tickets for Kids requires that most requests be made at least three weeks in advance. Tickets for Kids requests are not ever a guarantee. Some events have very limited availability, and tickets are distributed to a number of youth-serving organizations. Failure to utilize awarded tickets may result in inability to make future requests for your match. Photos, thank you letters, stories, and quotes from ticket users are greatly appreciated by the Tickets for Kids Charities.

      • Andy Warhol Museum – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Art – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall Museum – Oakland, PA
      • Erie ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum – Erie, PA
      • Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Johnstown Children’s Museum – Johnstown, PA
      • Please Touch Children’s Museum – Philadelphia, PA
      • Heinz History Center – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Erie Planetarium – Erie, PA 
      • Carnegie Science Center – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Cleveland Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Cleveland, OH
      • Cleveland Botanical Gardens – Cleveland, OH
      • Phipps Conservatory – Pittsburgh, PA 
      • National Aviary – Pittsburgh, PA 
      • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo – Cleveland, OH
      • Akron Zoo – Akron, OH
      • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Cleveland Orchestra – Cleveland, OH
      • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Pittsburgh, PA 
      • McKeesport Symphony Orchestra – McKeesport, PA
      • Laurel Caverns – Farmington, PA
      • RMU Island Sports Center (Ice Skating and Miniature Golf) – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Schenley Park Ice Rink – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Erie Claytopia – Erie, PA
      • Pittsburgh Steelers (Pre-Season Games Only) – Pittsburgh, PA 
      • Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball – Cleveland, OH
      • Duquesne University Football Games – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Erie Otters Hockey Games – Erie, PA
      • Lake Erie Monsters Hockey Games – Cleveland, OH 
      • University of Pittsburgh Men’s and Women’s Basketball – Pittsburgh, PA
      • University of Pittsburgh Football – Pittsburgh, PA
      • Old Economy Village Guided Tour – Ambridge, PA 
      • Tom Ridge Environmental Center – Erie, PA
      • Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve and Environmental Education Center – Pittsburgh, PA