Steelers announce community relations initiatives

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ strong commitment to the Western Pennsylvania community, a fabric of the organization that dates back to 1933 when Arthur J. Rooney, Sr., founded the team, continues in 2019 as the team announced several of its longstanding community relations programs for the season.

Below is a look at several of the team’s community relations events planned for 2019 that are open to the public and its corresponding beneficiary, registration and/or ticket required:

Ussie Games: Saturday, July 20th at George Cupples Stadium

  • Police officers from all six Pittsburgh Police Zones will team up with members of their respective communities and compete in a city-wide field day challenge.

Third Annual Charity Walk: Saturday, July 27th at Saint Vincent College, Mel Blount honorary chair

  • The Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research

Latrobe Community Days

  • Wednesday, July 31 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Cardinal Park, Latrobe, PA
  • Thursday, August 1 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Legion Keener Park, Latrobe, PA
  • Friday, August 2 – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Westmoreland County Food Bank, Delmont, PA

Latrobe, PA has served as the home of Steelers Nation for over five decades. 2019 marks the 54th anniversary of Steelers Training Camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. To give back in the community, we have partnered with the City of Latrobe and the Westmoreland County Food Bank to establish various volunteer projects.

Steelers 5K: Monday, September 2nd at Heinz Field, Franco Harris honorary captain

  • The Art Rooney Scholarship Fund 

Jerome Bettis Caring for Kids Gala: Thursday, Sept. 26 at Heinz Field PNC Champions Club

  • Jerome Bettis Bus Stops Here Foundation 

Rock Steelers Style: Friday, October 4th at Stage AE

  • UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program and Cancer Caring Center

*Bid of Hope at Napa Prime Chophouse: Monday, October 7th *

  • A Glimmer of Hope Foundation

Santonio Holmes Strikes Against Sickle Cell: Tuesday, Oct. 15

  • The III and Long Foundation 

Arthur J. Rooney Sr. Courage House Luncheon*

  • The Holy Family Institute

In the Pocket with Charlie Batch: Thursday, November 7th

  • The Best of the Batch Foundation 

Alumni Weekend Dinner: Saturday, Nov. 9 at Heinz Field West Club

  • Celebrating 40th anniversary of Super Bowl XIV. Benefits the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion program.

*65 Roses Sports Auction: Tuesday, November 19th *

  • The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 

* Dates and Information to be announced

The Steelers will once again participate in community relations events that benefit veterans and their families, patients and families of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and those in need during the winter months and holidays through the below annual opportunities (closed to the public): 

  • Heroes at Heinz Field
  • Project Bundle-Up Shopping Trip
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaways

More information about the Steelers’ Community Relations events and news can be found at: https://www.steelers.com/community/

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