TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Western Pa. municipalities win grants for K-9 programs

Daily Photo Galleries

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 6:56 p.m.
 

Eight Western Pennsylvania communities will receive a total of $66,400 in grants from the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation through the The Giving Back Fund for K-9 purchases or training.

Kittanning, Center (Beaver County), Aliquippa, Clairton, Latrobe, Mt. Pleasant, New Castle and Robinson will start K-9 programs or buy dogs with the money, or use it to pay for safety vests, training equipment, food and expenses.

Since 2007, the foundation has awarded more than $950,000 to 102 police and fire departments and five youth organizations.

For information about the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation or The Giving Back Fund, visit www.bigben7.com or www.givingback.org.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Government survey: More teens trying out e-cigarettes than real thing
  2. Armstrong contributes to project to replace Kittanning retaining wall
  3. Rossi: Steelers rising fast in mediocre AFC
  4. Steelers offense learning to slam door
  5. Pittsburgh mayor Peduto goes ‘Undercover’ for CBS reality show
  6. Charity helps dozens of McKeesport area children in need get new shoes
  7. Steelers clinch trip to postseason with big victory over Chiefs
  8. McKeesport Area student’s Project Christmas expands in 2nd year
  9. Munhall garbage collection rates to increase
  10. Pittsburgh police doubling up on duty after potential threats
  11. Old-school booksellers learn to survive, thrive in digital age
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.