The Daniel Pitino Foundation was organized by Joanne and Rick Pitino on May 9, 1994, to memorialize and honor their infant son, Daniel, who died in 1987 at the age of 6 months. The Foundation’s mission is to benefit underprivileged children and other charitable causes as may be selected by its Board of Directors.
The Foundation distributes all or a substantial portion of its net proceeds from fundraising activities on an annual basis. In recent years, at the discretion of the Board of Directors, grants have been made by the Foundation to other charitable organizations.
A partial list of the charitable grants include:
American Diabetes Association
WHAS Crusade for Children
Ronald McDonald House
Down Syndrome of Louisville
Jewish Hospital Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Kosair Children’s Hospital
Louisville Aids Walk
House of Ruth
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Meredith Dunn School
FEAT of Louisville
Canaan’s Community Development Corp.
Archdiocese of Louisville Sister Visitor Center
Dreams With Wings
Cabbage Patch Settlement House
Family & Children’s Counseling Centers
*The Daniel Pitino Foundation is exempt from federal and state income taxes as a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible.
You can reach the Daniel Pitino Foundation at 2432 South Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40209