ATTENTION: ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN WESTERN PA! The FBI Pittsburgh HOPE Initiative and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation are partnering to support the FBI Pittsburgh Division and FBI Pittsburgh Citizens Academy on their Heroin Outreach Prevention and Education (HOPE) Initiative. As opioids are becoming more and more prevalent in various recreational… Read More
The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Penguins Foundation selected 20 high school graduates to honor with 2019 Penguins Foundation Scholarships. In partnership with UPMC, and with the strong support of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU), the Penguins Foundation awarded 20 educational-based scholarships for the 2018-19 school year.
Pittsburgh, PA – Once again, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation has made a huge impact on charities in the Pittsburgh region. This season, the Foundation has donated over $900,000 to local 501c3 charities from funds collected through the 50/50 Raffle during Penguins home games. The Foundation has raised over $10 million… Read More
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and UPMC Sports Medicine are once again teaming up to offer the Heads UP Pittsburgh program, an innovative concussion awareness and baseline testing initiative for young athletes in the Pittsburgh region. The 2019 testing program begins June 10, and testing will end the week of July… Read More
CNX Resources Corporation (NYSE: CNX), the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners today opened the CNX Playground, a new, state-of-the-art recreation facility in Northmoreland Park. The playground’s dedication culminates a yearlong redevelopment of the northern portion of the park, and was supported by major funding from… Read More
Penguins goaltender Matt Murray and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation will donate more than $73,000 to charity as part of Murray’s season-long “Saves MATTer” program. Murray pledged to donate $30 for each save he made during the 2018-19 regular season – and after making 1,465 saves, his personal donation comes to… Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is continuing to sell Penguins “Love Your Melon” beanies, with proceeds benefiting a new, state-of-the-art “Ronald McDonald Care Mobile” for the Ronald McDonald House Charities to service the Greater Pittsburgh Region. The Foundation’s goal is to help fund this 40-foot, vehicle built specifically… Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – In an effort to support the National Hockey League’s Gender Equality Month, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is proud to commemorate girls and women in hockey by hosting “Her Hockey Night” during the Sunday, March 31 game against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Penguins Foundation urges all fans during… Read More
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.