This local ice cream parlor is donating proceeds to the Wounded Warrior Project

Stories that make us smile (5/14/20)

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Klavon’s donating proceeds from Memorial Day weekend to Wounded Warrior Project

Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor in Pittsburgh’s Strip District announced that they will be donating all proceeds from Memorial Day weekend to the Wounded Warrior Project.

It said there will be no prices and you will pay what you want.

In a Facebook post, the parlor said, “For example, if you want to pay a $1 for a milkshake, that’s fine. If you want to pay $100 for a banana split, that’s fantastic; we’re certain the organization will thank you. If you want to donate directly to Wounded Warrior Project and tell us you did when you get your ice cream, we’ll take your word for it.”

We've always had mixed feelings about promotions on Memorial Day. On one hand, it's the unofficial beginning of summer...

Posted by Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor on Saturday, May 16, 2020

North Allegheny School District honors graduating seniors

About 200 staff members, along with emergency service vehicles, paraded through the community to recognize the class of 2020.

🚗🖤🏎💛🎓We loved honoring our graduating seniors today and seeing so many smiling faces on the car-parade route!! Congratulations again, Seniors! 🎓🚗💛🖤#YouMatter #LotsOfHonking #HappyTearsFromMany

Posted by Peebles Elementary on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Chobani donates more than 80,000 cups of Greek Yogurt to Pittsburgh Food Bank

Chobani donated more than 80,000 cups of greek yogurt to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

The donation is part of the Chobani Pantry initiative, which has been sending trucks regularly to food banks who desperately need supplies across the U.S. since the pandemic began.

The yogurt will be distributed through the Food Bank’s network of food pantries.

Local non-profit starts initiative to provide free cloth face masks to community

The #HillMasksOn initiative was started by Ujamaa Collective to provide free cloth face masks to people most in need.

Please continue to share and support the #HillMasksOn initiative, so that we can provide community resources to those...

Posted by Ujamaa Collective on Monday, May 18, 2020

North Hills Toyota works with Salvation Army to help families in need

A drive-up food distribution will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the dealership on McKnight Road.

There will be 200 food boxes available on a first come, first serve basis.

The boxes are valued to be around $50 each and have chicken, produce, milk, cheese and non-perishable food items.

“We are honored to partner with North Hills Toyota here in Pittsburgh to help those who are hurting right now,“ said Lt. Nikita Poloso of the North Boroughs Salvation Army.

200 families benefit from baby supply distribution