The Salvation Army Hosts Back to School Bash for Pittsburgh Students

Jul 11, 2022 | by Nicole Harrell


PITTSBURGH (July 11, 2022)The Salvation Army Pittsburgh Temple invites the community to a Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 6, 2022. The event, presented by First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation, will provide backpacks, gently used clothing, shoes and more to local families. The bash will kick off at 10 a.m. and run until 1:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center located on McNeilly Road.

“Thank you to our generous sponsor First National Bank for once again helping us assist families who are facing financial pressure ahead of the new school year,” Captain Justin Caldwell, Commanding Officer for The Salvation Army Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center said. “This event can help fulfill basic needs, allowing local families to focus on their student’s education and development.”

Advanced registration is required by calling 412-207-2127. Thanks to the generosity of this year’s sponsor, First National Bank, student haircuts will be available onsite along with food, fun, a bounce house and more!

“Improving the quality of life in our communities is essential to FNB’s mission,” Ronald Donatelli, President of First National Bank’s Pittsburgh Region said. “We are proud to again partner with The Salvation Army to give back to our neighbors in need by setting students up for a successful school year.”

First National Bank Contact for Media Inquiries:Jennifer Reel, Chief Communications Officer, First National BankPhone (724) 983-4856, (724) 699-6389 (cell) Email:

Celebrating over 150 years of global service as both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 132 countries worldwide. The 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division serves thousands of needy families through a wide variety of support services. To learn more about The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania, visit  The Salvation Army … doing the most good for the most people in the most need.


Nicole Harrell, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division

Email  |  Office: (412) 446-1642  |  Cell: (757) 619-6984

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