Charity

The Pennyless Players are strictly non-profit! All our proceeds go to charity. Our charitable commitment is very dear to us and we are proud and happy to support such worthy causes!

In the last 12 years, the Pennyless Players have donated over 23.000,- Euros to charity (and counting…)!

The proceeds of three improv shows went to Pferdegnadenhof Edelweiss, a safe haven for abandoned, abused, and rescued farm animals and pets.

The proceeds of Trojan Barbie were donated to two local charities that support the play’s message: Verein SOMM who supports the social participation of migrant and Muslim women as well as the access to educational and working opportunities and ZEBRA which is an organisation seeking to foster integration and to offer support for migrants, refugees, and victims of torture.

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The Pennyless Players with the amazingly dedicated “gemma!”-team and friends

The proceeds of 1984 went to “gemma!- GEMEINSAM MACHEN” (an initiative, founded by students, for young Austrians and young refugees to do activities (learn German, music, sports, etc.) together to have an inter-cultural experience), Frauenhaus Graz , the international charity Centre of Love (a center for the integration and schooling of physically and mentally disabled children in Mokattam, the “garbage village”of Cairo/Egypt), and Schutzengeldorf für behinderte Katzen (center for abused and disabled cats).
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The Pennyless Players with the lovely and motivated KAMA team

The proceeds of Love Conquers All went to Doctors without Borders and KAMA Graz.

fbThe Pennyless Players with Marion Jaros (Public Awareness & Youth, Doctors without Borders)

The proceeds of Wyrd Sisters went to Vinziwerke, Doctors without Borders who thanked us with this article, and Kleine Wildtiere in großer Not.

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The Pennyless Players and Nora Musenbichler (coordinator of Vinziwerke Österreich)

The proceeds of Ghost of Canterville went to fund a chair in the new lecture hall of Graz University thereby supporting education right here at our alma mater.

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Future students can soon (2019) sit on the Pennyless Players chair

The proceeds of What Happened to Eliza Doolittle went to Lerncafe Graz and LiScha Nepal (re-building schools after the earthquake).

collage The Pennyless Players spent a fun afternoon studying with the kids at Lerncafe Graz

The prodeecs of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead went  to Notschlafstelle für FrauenThe Mojo Project (building colleges in Tansania), VERGISSMEINNICHT Kleidermarkt for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, and we sponsored an art project at Volksschule Viktor Kaplan.

PP Wildtiere The Pennyless Players and Monika Grossmann of Verein Wildtiere in Not

The proceeds of Figaro went to Tafel Österreich Graz (who thanked us with this article), underpriviledged students at Volksschule Viktor Kaplan, and The Mojo Project (building colleges in Tansania).

The proceeds of All in the Timing went to VinziWerke Graz, Ärzte ohne Grenzen and Addis Perspectives (a small non-profit organization with the goal to support Ethiopian children, teenagers, young adults and their families through shoolarships, vocational training, etc. in their pursuit of an independent life beyond poverty, 2011-2015).

The proceeds of Picasso at the Lapin Agile went to Notschlafstelle für Frauen Graz and Pennies for Peace (promoting education in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan).

The proceeds of The Importance of Being Earnest went to Steirische Kinderkrebshilfe and GCU Academy.

The proceeds of Dr. Faustus, Scots on the Rocks, Sonnets, and Orlando went to Steirische Kinderkrebshilfe.

Thank you for supporting us and thereby making our donations possible!

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