Bringing the Joy of Pinball to Children’s Hospitals Across our Nation

Project Pinball Charity is a non-profit charity organization that places pinball machines in children’s hospitals to introduce therapeutic benefits to kids.

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18 Pinball Machines
16 Children's Hospitals
15 States

We're finding out with every visit and every testimony how powerful one pinball machine in the right setting can be.

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Second Annual Love Across America Tour

Project Pinball Charity, with the support of Stern Pinball, Inc. and Marco Specialties, is kicking off their 2nd annual Love across America tour. Beginning June 30th, founder Daniel Spolar will travel over 10,000 miles, visiting 26 states to dedicate pinball machines in 5 children’s hospitals 5 different cities across the nation. Project Pinball focused their … Continue reading “Second Annual Love Across America Tour”

Music and Pinball Bridge a Generational Gap for Charity

Lucas Heiser plans to clean and recondition the WurliTzer Jukebox. When the restoration is complete Heiser said it will glow a shiney blue just as it did in the 60s. “You can purchase it and help out the kids, and get a beautiful machine in return” Heiser said. Anyone interested can visit Heiser Restoration or find … Continue reading “Music and Pinball Bridge a Generational Gap for Charity”

Palmetto Pinball Club Hosts Tournament

Palmetto Pinball Club is hosting a charity tournament to benefit Project Pinball. Project Pinball raises money to donate pinball machines to Children’s Hospitals, and we’d like to raise money to donate a machine to a local Children’s Hospital. The format will be a PAPA style tournament. Qualifying will be held all day on Saturday and we … Continue reading “Palmetto Pinball Club Hosts Tournament”

Pinball Enthusiasts Find a Cause

The Project Pinball Charity is a labor of love for Daniel Spolar. It started with love for the game of pinball. “My children had left home and started their own lives; there was a gap. I reflected back on my past and remembered my love of pinball,” said Spolar. He looked on the Internet and … Continue reading “Pinball Enthusiasts Find a Cause”

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Project Pinball Knockout at The Silver Ballroom ’16

The Silver Ballroom – St. Louis, MO Saturday, August 6th, 2016 Help us raise some money for one of our favorite charities, Project Pinball!!! The format will be the familiar 3-strike knockout. You’ll play in groups of four, one game per round, with 3rd and 4th place getting strikes. 3 strikes and your out. We’ll … Continue reading “Project Pinball Knockout at The Silver Ballroom ’16”


On The Break Summer 2016

The Break Arcade – Dunellen NJ @ 1PM *This is the free side tourney, the only requirement is to give an offer to the charity *Machines are on coin drop *2 or 3 strikes knockout single game match and then finals PAPA style for top 8 or 12 (depending on number of players) so when 8/12 players are left … Continue reading “On The Break Summer 2016”


Romp in the Swamp

GULF COAST PINBALL CLUB-Lake Charles, LA @ 3pm $20 for the main tourney and $10 for the Assault the Vault side tourney on Safecracker. Come on over to Tigerlaw and Pavball’s first annual Romp in the Swamp! Open practice at 3PM and the tourney starts at 4 PM. The main tourney will be double elimination … Continue reading “Romp in the Swamp”


Arcade Legacy Bar Charity Pinball Tournament

ARCADE LEGACY BAR – Cincinnati, Ohio at 1pm   Entry fee: $10 – limited to the first 24 players. With each entry you will receive one entry for our raffle! Format: Qualifying will be groups of 3 or 4 that play one game on 6 different pinball machines. Your scores on each game are logged … Continue reading “Arcade Legacy Bar Charity Pinball Tournament”


Buffalo Pinball Summer Open 2016 – A PAPA Circuit Event!

Buffalo Pinball Summer Open 2016 AUGUST 12-14, 2016 BUFFALO, NY We’re bringing the PAPA Circuit to Buffalo! At the Buffalo Pinball Summer Open 2016, players will compete for cash prizes, trophies, points toward the annual PAPA Circuit standings and World Pinball Player Ranking points in this IFPA-endorsed event. The tournaments are open to all people of … Continue reading “Buffalo Pinball Summer Open 2016 – A PAPA Circuit Event!”

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“A pinball machine helps keep patients active by motivating them to get back on their feet, and gives family members and hospital staff a recreational lift.”

- Daniel Spolar, founder and senior director