Penguins Forward Patric Hornqvist Donates $7,200 To Western PA Diaper Bank

Hornqvist is helping out western Pennsylvanians this holiday season

Rachel Kalas
December 12, 2019 - 8:54 pm
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – Pittsburgh Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist is helping out western Pennsylvanians this holiday season.

Hornqvist donated $7,200 to the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank to help provide diapers to children in need.

 “As a father, I know that some of the simple necessities of having a child can feel overwhelming financially,” Hornqvist said. “I am happy to be able to donate a supply of diapers to help ease some cost burden for families in the area – especially around the holidays.”

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank supplies free diapers to pre-qualified families in Allegheny, Cambria, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.

“The generosity of Pittsburgh Penguin Patric Hornqvist is appreciated, especially during the winter when families have heating bills that reduce their budgets for diapers even more.  Our efforts to break the cycle of poverty and continue our mission of helping to keep babies clean, healthy and dry are strengthened by concerned community leaders like Patric,” said Cathy Battle, executive director, Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank.

In western Pennsylvania, one in three families struggles to provide clean diapers for their child, which is why the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank’s mission to make sure every baby is clean, healthy, and dry.

For more information, visit the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank’s website by clicking here.

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