Pen­guins give nearly $350,000 to sy­n­a­gogue mas­sacre vic­tims

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PITTS­BURGH | The Pitts­burgh Pen­guins have do­nated nearly $350,000 to the Jewish Fed­er­a­tion of Greater Pitts­burgh to ben­e­fit the vic­tims of last month’s sy­n­a­gogue mas­sacre.

The Pen­guins on Thurs­day pre­sented $348,705 to the fed­er­a­tion and rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Tree of Life Sy­n­a­gogue. The team launched the “Stronger Than Hate” fundrais­ing cam­paign af­ter the Oct. 27 shoot­ing that killed 11 con­gre­gants. They auc­tioned off signed jer­seys, sold “Stronger Than Hate” patches, had a blood drive and a text-to-do­nate pro­gram.

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