By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Animal Friends and the Pittsburgh Penguins have teamed up once again for the annual Pens & Paws Calendar.READ MORE: Former Steeler Ryan Switzer Shares 'Wonderful News' On Son's Condition Nearly 1 Month After Surgery
The 2021 edition is on sale now.
Cody Hollerman, with Animal Friends, says this year’s project had to be a bit different.
“Obviously, with the way COVID was this year and hockey season played out, the players weren’t actually in Pittsburgh the time we put the calendar together, so they submitted their own photos,” Hollerman said. “It was just so great to see those players with their families and their family pets, and it was really just a heartwarming thing to see.”READ MORE: Edward Wagner Pleads Guilty In Murders Of His Child's Mom And 7 Family Members In Ohio
To order one of the calendars, visit Animal Friends’ website here.
All proceeds from the calendar sales benefit Animal Friends.
The shelter will also be distributing donations on New Year’s Eve throughout the Pittsburgh area.MORE NEWS: West Virginia Woman Convicted In Death Of 5-Year-Old Grandson
Animal Friends says it is all thanks to the community who stepped up during their latest collection event, donating more than 3,000 pounds of food, treats and other supplies.