PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Penguins Foundation today selected 18 high school graduates to honor with 2018 Penguins Foundation Scholarships. In partnership with UPMC, and with the strong support of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU), the Penguins Foundation awarded 18 educational-based scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. Over… Read More
After a busy morning of practice, the Penguins prospects teamed up with the Penguins Foundation for three afternoon youth hockey clinics on June 28. In partnership with the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex and Hockey Operations, the Foundation joined the prospects at Richland Park, North Park, and the Baierl YMCA with… Read More
Pittsburgh Penguins Partner with KaBOOM! and the Dr Pepper Snapple Group to Award $200,000 in Grants to Local Communities for Playground Projects
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Penguins Foundation are teaming up with KaBOOM! and Dr Pepper Snapple Group on several ‘Let’s Play Everywhere’ initiatives across Allegheny County. The initiatives are part of the Penguins Foundation’s ‘Operation Restore’ program. KaBOOM! is the national nonprofit dedicated to play, and this community-driven design competition will… Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – For the third consecutive year, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation has donated over $1.1 million to local 501c3 charities from funds collected through the 50/50 Raffle during Penguins home games. The Foundation has raised over $10 million from the Raffle and donated over $5 million since its inception… Read More
PITTSBURGH — 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 2018 testing program for ages 10 and up begins June 11, and… Read More
RITE AID FOUNDATION, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS FOUNDATION AND PENNSYLVANIA ATTORNEY GENERAL JOSH SHAPIRO PARTNER TO LAUNCH PRESCRIPTION DRUG SAFETY INITIATIVE IN PITTSBURGH-AREA HIGH SCHOOLS
Pittsburgh Initiative Part of a Three-Year, $1.125 Million Commitment from The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents Program Camp Hill, Pa. (March 22, 2018) — In an effort to help address adolescent drug abuse and misuse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, The Rite Aid Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh… Read More
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation hosted their 7th annual Penguins Charity Night on Saturday, March 3 during the Penguins home game against the New York Islanders, raising a record-setting total for the Penguins Foundation and Mario Lemieux Foundation thanks to the generous contributions of the team’s fan base.
Between purchases at PPG Paints Arena and online, a total of 7,500+ Penguins Charity Duffel Bags were sold raising over $2.4 million for the Penguins Foundation and Lemieux Foundation.
This was the largest total raised in seven seasons in partnership with AT&T SportsNet (formerly ROOT Sports). The television broadcast and AT&T SportsNet on-air team provided invaluable exposure to both charities throughout the game, while encouraging fans to donate to these great causes.
In honor of NHL Green Month and the Pittsburgh Penguins ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability, Penguins home games on March 11 and 25 will be powered by 100% renewable energy provided by the Penguins Foundation. In addition, the Foundation has also purchased enough water to counterbalance the water used during… Read More
On Saturday, March 3, the annual Penguins Charity Night on AT&T SportsNet returns for the 7th straight season to support the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and Mario Lemieux Foundation. For one game only, a total of 7,500 Penguins Charity Duffel Bags stuffed with memorabilia and more will go on sale online and at PPG Paints Arena starting at 3:45PM. The Penguins take on the New York Islanders at 5PM. This season’s Charity Duffel Bag includes a set of four (4) player bobbleheads, Phil Kessel plaque, Back-to-Back Champions book, plus commemorative pieces to celebrate the team’s five Stanley Cup victories. All Charity Duffel Bags also include a Penguins puck signed by a member of the current roster or by #66 Mario Lemieux.
The Penguins Foundation hosted its first ever “Night of Assists” Charity Gala presented by Highmark on February 20 as they treated a sold out crowd to the sights and sounds of a traveling circus under the big top at PPG Paints Arena.
The event raised over $450,000 for the Penguins Foundation to support its vast array of youth initiatives and special needs programs for children throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.