By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Ben Roethlisberger scored big for more than a dozen police and fire departments around the country today.READ MORE: Salvation Army Holding Back-To-School Bash
The Steelers quarterback announced his foundation would be giving out 15 grants for K-9 programs.READ MORE: PPG Paints Arena Recommending Masks Inside
Of those 15 grants, three were in the Pittsburgh area including the Allegheny Valley Police, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department, and North Fayette Township Police.
The foundation will distribute more than $90,000 to be used for K-9s, including creating new units, replacing retired dogs, and training for the dogs and their handlers.MORE NEWS: 2 North Side Restaurants To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation said this is their 14th and final grant cycle.