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.
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation will transform PPG Paints Arena into the “Greatest Show on Earth” on Tuesday, February 20, filling the arena with the sights and sounds of a traveling circus for its first-ever “Night of Assists” Charity Gala presented by Highmark. 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, “Under the Big Top,” guests will enjoy a wide variety of entertainment that captures the mystique of a vintage circus from yesteryear including a snake charmer, jugglers, contortionist and a host of traditional circus performers.
Organizations unveil state-of-the-art playground for Northmoreland Park CNX Resources Corporation (NYSE: CNX) is teaming up with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation to donate and construct a playground at Northmoreland Park in partnership with the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners and Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation. The $60,000 donation, part… Read More
From December 18 through December 22, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation will be assisting organizations and the local community during the 2nd Annual Week of Assists. Each day during the designated week, the Penguins Foundation will be conducting an act of kindness in our region.