Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby eases the burden of many Pennsylvania families struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Crosby donates 100,000 meals, equivalent to 55,000 kilograms of food, to the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.
“I saw the people of Pittsburgh get together to help each other, and I wanted to be part of it,” the press release of the 32-year-old Cole Harbor native in North America said.
“The food bank and its employees did an amazing job providing so many people, and I am proud to have helped them in this difficult time.”
Food will be distributed through food bank programs, along with a network of 365 pantries, car distribution centers, and a home delivery service.
“Sydney was a great pleasure for this region during his time at the Penguins, and now he is helping us provide food assistance to those who need it most during the COVID-19 crisis,” said Lisa Skales, President and CEO food bank. release.
The Food Bank serves 11 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania.