Comcast-Spectacor Charities


The first Flyers Wives Carnival was held February 1, 1977. Later that year, one of the Flyers’ own, Barry Ashbee, died of leukemia. With his death came a truly heartfelt focus to the Carnival. Over three decades after the Flyers Wives Carnival began, the event is one of the oldest and most successful one-day charity events hosted by a professional sports franchise

About Comcast-Spectacor Charities

Comcast-Spectacor Charities has donated $25 million to non-profits in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Comcast-Spectacor Charities prides itself on helping support not just one, but a multitude of worthy non-profit organizations that benefit everything from important healthcare initiatives, to various youth recreation programs, and plenty more.
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Recent Beneficiaries

Abramson Center for Jewish Life

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alzheimer's Association

American Cancer Society

American Red Cross

Checking for Charity

City Year Greater Philadelphia

Community Partnership School

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Delaware County Community Foundation

Dragonfly Forest

Drexel University

Eagles Youth Partnership

Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation

Fairmount Park Conservatory

Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Foundation for Melanoma Research

Joan Karnell Cancer Center Pennsylvania Hospital of University of PA Health System

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation South Jersey Chapter


Kelly Rooney Foundation

Larc School

Legacy Youth Tennis & Education

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Magee Rehabilitation Foundation

Marhc of Dimes

Mastery Charter Foundation

Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Michael's Way

Minding Your Minds Foundation

Mission Kids

Moore College of Art and Design

NAACP Philadelphia Branch

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Phialdelphia Children Firs Fund

Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

Philadelphia Soccer Club

Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service & Education Center

Philly Girls in Motion

Police Athletic League

Robins' Nest Inc.

Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Association

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Special Olympics Pennsylvania

St. James School

Stepping Stone Scholars

Sts. John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School

Students Run Philly Style

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Temple University School of Tourism & Hospitality Management

The Barnes Foundation

The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia


Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania/Wissahickon Hospice

Turning Points for Children

Villanova Athletic Department

Virtua Health Foundation

Wings of Steel

Wistar Institution

Contact Info

Wells Fargo Center
3601 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
215-389-9426 (Phone)
215-389-9507 (Fax)