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To be the champions of all youth in our community, on and off the ice, through the power of hockey.

Pride Game

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Buffalo Sabres will celebrate the LGBTQ+ community as they co-host the NHL’s first-ever joint Pride Game on Saturday, April 17 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. The game will be nationally televised on NBC at 3:00 PM. The Penguins and Sabres’ Pride Game aims to bring together two cities to celebrate LGBTQ+ communities by sharing stories of inclusion, hope and allyship.

Penguins Pride Puck

For $25, order your Penguins Pride Puck in support of You Can Play and the Pittsburgh Tigers. Side #1 of your Penguins Pride Puck features a rainbow pattern, while YOU have the opportunity to design Side #2. A set of four (4) Pride decals comes included with your Penguins Pride Puck. The decals feature messaging that will allow you to celebrate the Pride community and share your allyship with one decal allowing you space to write your own message.

Brendan Burke's Legacy

As we approach our Pride Game on April 17, we would like to share this story with you. Since the tragic loss of Brendan Burke, the Burke family has created a path of positivity. Please take a moment to watch this video and visit to learn more about our upcoming Pride Game, which is the first joint Pride Game in the NHL.

Hug-A-Hero | Month of the Military Child

April is the Month of the Military Child. These children deal with separations, deployments and even their parents’ injuries. The Pittsburgh Penguins are inspired by their strength and proud to salute these children with Hug-A-Heroes, which lend support during these trying times. Each Hug-A-Hero is customized to have a picture of the child’s parent on one side… a member of our military who is serving overseas. Give the gift of a Hug-A-Hero or learn how you can request one for your military child.

Pittsburgh Charity Game on AT&T SportsNet

On Thursday, April 29, the annual Penguins Charity Game on AT&T SportsNet returns for the 10th straight season! During the Pittsburgh Penguins road game against the Washington Capitals, approximately, 5,000 Penguins Charity Bags will go on sale starting at 5:45PM EST to support the Penguins Foundation and Mario Lemieux Foundation. In partnership with local companies, vendors and artists, the 2021 Penguins Charity Bag is inspired by Pittsburgh. Save the date to help us raise $2 million for these two tremendous causes… in just one game!

Penguins MVP

In partnership with Allegheny Intermediate Unit and The Grable Foundation, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation stress the value of education and honor 16 principals from Allegheny County as Penguins Most Valuable Principal (MVP). This program, highlighting the amazing work done over this past year, recognizes principals who demonstrate an innovative approach to learning, a continuous strive for excellence and a passion for their school and students.

Total Amount Donated in 2019.20 $742,000

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Donate or Request a Hug-A-Hero during the Month of the Military Child in partnership with the Penguins Foundation & 84 Lumber!

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