What is The Mario Mosaic?
The Mario Mosaic is a collection of images from Pittsburgh Penguins fans, cancer survivors and Lemieux Foundation supporters, which make up a larger tribute image of Mario Lemieux’s career. When viewed from far away, the primary image is visible, while close examination reveals that the image is made up of many smaller images.
What does the Mario Lemieux Foundation do?
The Mario Lemieux Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, is dedicated to raising funds for cancer research and patient care, as well as Austin’s Playrooms, an initiative which creates playrooms for children and families in medical facilities. Learn more at
When is the deadline for submitting a photo?
October 16, 2018
Is my $66 donation tax-deductible?
Yes, your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. No goods or services were provided for your donation. Please retain the email receipts for your records.
What file type is best for the photo upload?
JPEG files with a size of 600 pixels is recommended.
Can I upload a photo from social media platforms?
Yes, you can upload photos from Facebook. Additional instructions are available in the upload process.
Can I submit a hard copy photo?
You should scan the photo and submit through the upload process at
Are there requirements for the contents of the photo?
Photos must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement. Photos must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, offensive, sexually suggestive, defamatory, or slanderous or libelous. Photos must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, or violence against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age. Photos must not contain material that is unlawful or in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the Photo is created and/or submitted.
Do I get to choose where the photo is placed within the mosaic?
No, the photo is placed within the mosaic according to the content and colors in the photo.
When will my photo show up in the online version of The Mario Mosaic?
Your photos will be added to the mosaic within 24 to 48 hours. We will send you an email when your photo has been added.