PITTSBURGH — We know that the coronavirus pandemic is an overwhelming and stressful time for everybody, so we’re going to put together some positive things that are happening within our community to help those in need.
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It’s apparent that during hard times, the Pittsburgh region always comes together to help one another.
Sheetz giving first responders, health care workers free coffee
Sheetz announced it is now offering free coffee to first responders and health care workers to appreciate their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Free coffee is available to hospital workers, police officer, firefighters, paramedics - all who are involved in helping fight coronavirus through June 1.
We're proud to serve FREE coffee to frontline workers, now through June 1st. See link for details. https://t.co/LBKxntE8gg pic.twitter.com/cmh37q51M2— SHEETZ (@sheetz) April 25, 2020
Pittsburgh Police help out with two birthday requests
Officers from the Pittsburgh Police helped brighten up some birthdays. On Friday, the department participated in a parade for twins followed by a parade for a boy turning 12.
“We hope we made their birthdays a little bit better,” police said on social media.
Pittsburgh Police partnered with other local police departments for two birthday parades today.— Pittsburgh Police (@PghPolice) April 25, 2020
The first parade was for boy & girl twins turning 6. The second was for a boy turning 12 whose sister passed away this year. We hope we made their birthdays a little bit better. 🚨🎉 pic.twitter.com/Utd4DyVVhd
Essential items distributed in Homewood
As part of All One Pittsburgh, Koppers and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh are continuing their distribution program, handing out items to people in need at the Community Empowerment Association building on Saturday.
Organizers of Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival raise money for food distribution
The organizers of the nation’s largest Jeep-only events every year in Butler County raised thousands of dollars to help the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and other groups. The groups are holding another emergency food distribution in the coming days.
The Friends of the Bantam Jeep Association raised $2,500 to help out.
Bridgeville Police wish another child a happy birthday
The Bridgeville Police Department helped brighten a day for another young child in the area.
Happy Birthday Evan, we hope you enjoyed the parade!! Thank you to all of the agencies involved!!Posted by Bridgeville Police Department on Friday, April 24, 2020
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