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August 27, 2020 View Online
Back to School Week
Back to School Week
Whether it is virtual or in-classroom, back to school time is officially here and the Pittsburgh Pirates teamed up with several area partners to host events around the city that helped equip teachers and students with the necessary tools to ensure a safe and healthy beginning to the 2020-2021 school year.

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UnpackU
UnpackU
The Pirates, in partnership with EMBRACE Pittsburgh, launched "Unpack U," an innovative, inclusive program to help universities address the extraordinary transitions facing today's college students as they head back to school in the next few weeks. Representatives from nine universities and colleges from the greater Pittsburgh region visited PNC Park on Thursday, August 13, to receive a portion of 20,000 "Steel Safe" kits for students to assist in keeping them mentally and physically safe as they return to campus.

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Pirates RBI Senior Recognition
Pirates RBI Senior Recognition
Since 2003, the Pittsburgh Pirates RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) Program has grown to provide baseball and softball opportunities to over 1,400 athletes annually. This year, the Pirates joined Pittsburgh Hardball Academy in a special celebration for seven RBI seniors that have committed to continuing their baseball careers at the collegiate level. Each athlete received a custom Pirates jersey, bat and personalized player banner.

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Carnegie Library Book Drop
Carnegie Library Book Drop
This summer, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) partnered with organizations across the city to put books into the hands of Pittsburgh kids and teens. Library staff quarantined (as required by the COVID-19 pandemic) and packed over 16,000 books that were delivered to community partners at 13 different sites across the city, including CitiParks. Then, on Friday, July 31, the Pirates joined CLP staff during an onsite book distribution at the Magee Recreation Center in Greenfield where kids received books, as well as a colorful Summer Reading handout to help them build their own summer reading experience.
Pirates Charities Game on AT&T SportsNet
Save the date! Pirates Charities Game on AT&T SportsNet will take place throughout the broadcast as the Pirates take on the Royals in Kansas City on September 12 and 13! Support the efforts of Pirates Charities by purchasing backpacks filled with Pirates gifts, tickets and autographed items, or bidding on premium items and experiences. Learn more at pirates.com/charitiesgame.

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