Nine Pittsburgh-area communities will be upgrading their K-9 programs thanks to Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger.
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation will be giving nine grates totaling over $82,000 to the following departments:
- Sharpsburg Borough Police Department
- Beaver Township Police Department
- Edinboro Borough Police Department
- City of McKeesport Police Department
- Lower Burrell Police Department
- Eureka Fire Rescue EMS
- Ohio Township Police Department
- Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
- Hopewell Township Police Department
The departments will use the money for different initiatives including establishing new K-9 units, replacing retired dogs, updating K-9 vehicles and training.
The latest grant distribution completes the foundation’s 11th grant cycle, which has distributed 23 grants totaling more than $170,000.
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