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The Rite Aid Foundation, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Host Teacher Training for Prescription Drug Safety Program in Western Pennsylvania

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

Penguins Charity Night on AT&T SportsNet Raises $2.8 Million

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.

2nd Annual “Night of Assists” Charity Gala To Be Held On February 14th

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.

Penguins Wives, Girlfriends Create Special Cookbook for Charity

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

Penguins Foundation To Sell Love Your Melon Beanies

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.

Penguins Present Donation of $348,705 To Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

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.

Pens to Wear ‘Stronger Than Hate’ Patches Tonight Against the Islanders

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.