The Rite Aid Foundation, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Host Teacher Training for Prescription Drug Safety Program in Western Pennsylvania CAMP HILL, Pa.–( March 21, 2019)–Today, a year after the Prescription Drug Safety program was rolled out in high schools in Western Pennsylvania, The Rite Aid… Read More
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and Mario Lemieux Foundation hosted their 8th annual Penguins Charity Night on AT&T SportsNet on Saturday, March 16 during the Penguins home game against the St. Louis Blues, raising a record-setting total of $2.8 million for the Penguins Foundation and Lemieux Foundation, thanks to the generous contributions from the team’s fan base.
Prior to the afternoon contest, hundreds of fans lined up outside of PPG Paints Arena to buy one of 400 Black Penguins Charity Bags available for $250. The Black Penguins Charity Bag included a chance to receive an autographed Penguins third jersey in addition to: a guaranteed autographed puck, bobblehead set, hat, t-shirt and much more. In addition, 6,700 Black Penguins Charity Bags were available online to fans located outside of the Pittsburgh region.
Fans also jumped at the opportunity online to purchase the limited edition Gold Penguins Charity Bag for $1,000, which guaranteed an autographed Penguins third jersey plus all items included in the Black Penguins Charity Bag.
Between purchases at PPG Paints Arena and online, a total of 8,100+ Penguins Charity Bags were sold raising over $2.8 million for the Penguins Foundation and Lemieux Foundation.
Attention High School Seniors …. Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation scholarships are awarded annually to deserving high school seniors for excellence in academics, school activities and community service. Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 to qualify. Each Penguins Foundation scholarship is valued at $1,500 for… Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – The day after unveiling a plan to create the strongest workforce in the nation, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Pittsburgh Penguins President and CEO David Morehouse to announce a $442,000 PAsmart advancing grant has been awarded to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. The state grant will help expand… Read More
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation will travel back in time to the swing era this Valentine’s Day for the 2nd Annual “Night of Assists” charity gala presented by Highmark at PPG Paints Arena. All Penguins players, coaches and management will be on hand to take part in the organization’s signature charity event of the season.
Following this year’s theme, “The Sweetheart Swing,” guests will enjoy big band tunes amidst dapper décor and a dance floor covering the ice of PPG Paints Arena. Penguins players will challenge guests to casino games including blackjack, roulette and craps. Players also will greet guests as they try their luck at a variety of games themed to Valentine’s Day.
Pre-Sale Orders for ‘Welcome to Our Table’ Available Now Pittsburgh Penguins wives and girlfriends have created a special cookbook for charity – titled “Welcome to Our Table” – with pre-sale orders available now. Proceeds from sales of the cookbook, published in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, will support an… Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation will recognize National Honor Society Seniors from more than 150 regional high schools by offering two complimentary tickets to select Penguins games during the 2018.19 season. The program, titled “WE ARE THE FUTURE” is designed as a thank-you to students for their commitment… Read More
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation announced today that for the second-consecutive season it is selling co-branded Love Your Melon beanies to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown and the charitable partners of Love Your Melon.
Pre-sale orders will start today at the following link: https://www.wendellaugust.com/pittsburgh-penguins-love-your-melon-beanie/. Beanies are $35 each and available for shipping throughout the U.S. Beanies will not ship until December 3.
The Pittsburgh Penguins today presented a donation of $348,705 to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to benefit victims and families of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill and provide recovery support for the community.
The team, its fans, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and various corporate partners have conducted ongoing fund-raising efforts, in a campaign called “Stronger Than Hate,” since the tragic shooting at the synagogue took 11 lives on October 27.
The Penguins also will be donating $200,000 to the city’s newly-created Public Safety Support Trust Fund to honor the police, fire, medic and public safety personnel who responded, especially the six officers who were wounded or injured during the shooting.
Pittsburgh Penguins players will wear special “Stronger Than Hate” patches on their jerseys for tonight’s game against the New York Islanders at PPG Paints Arena (7 p.m.).
The patches – and the accompanying jersey auction – are part of the organization’s effort to support victims and families of Saturday’s tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.
Each player will sign his jersey after the game, and the jerseys will be available for auction at treeoflife.givesmart.com.