Press Releases

$1.6 million gift in 2008 to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Research and the establishment of two playrooms

A gift of $1.6 million to The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC established the Mario Lemieux Foundation Endowment for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Research.

The gift also provided funding for two new playrooms: an Austin’s Playroom on the sixth floor and The Lemieux Sibling Center in the main lobby which is dedicated to patient siblings.”Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is particularly proud of linking with The Mario Lemieux Foundation and Austin’s Playroom Project, which has done so much for the community. Our missions are similar. We are trying to build and provide resources to assist the entire family during times that are most stressful and challenging.”

PRESS RELEASES

Burgatory and ScareHouse Host Milkshake Party to Announce Scarehouse Shake Promotion Benefiting ‘Make Room for Kids’ Project at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC


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The Mario Lemieux Foundation Opens New Austin’s Playroom at UPMC Altoona


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Cuddles For Kids Donates 660 Toys To The Mario Lemieux Foundation’s Austin’s Playroom Project


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Make Room for Kids’ Project Donates Multimedia Items to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Patient Unit


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Penguins Fans Invited to Participate in a Playoff Tradition


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Mario Lemieux Foundation Announces Playroom Opening at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune


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Lemieux Foundation Announces $1M Gift to The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center as part of “We’re Growing Up” Capital Campaign


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Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Race Route Released


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Mario Lemieux Foundation & Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Announce Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run & Family Walk presented by CONSOL Energy on October 4


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Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Units Receive Multimedia Makeover Thanks to the ‘Make Room for Kids’ Project


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Lemieux Foundation Announces Austin’s Playroom Trio of Bangles Bracelet for Mother’s Day!


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See Mario Lemieux Back On The Ice At Consol Energy Center On January 14


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The Mario Lemieux Foundation Opens An Austin’s Playroom At Allegheny Health Network, Jefferson Hospital


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Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Units Receive Multimedia Makeover Thanks to the ‘Make Room for Kids’ Project


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Over 6,000 Expected to Participate in Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run & Family Walk


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The Mario Lemieux Foundation Opens An Austin’s Playroom At The New Allegheny Health Network Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion


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Mario Lemieux Foundation And Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Announce Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run And Family Walk Presented By Consol Energy On October 5


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The Mario Lemieux Lymphoma Center For Children And Young Adults


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Lemieux Foundation Hosts Annual Austin’s Playroom Project Luncheon for UPMC Altoona


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Lemieux Foundation Announces Healing Power of Playrooms Bracelet


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