Established by "The Chief," Art Rooney, in 1973 to support the work of the Catholic Youth Association, the Rooney Dinner has won the involvement and support of business leaders, athletes, religious figures, elected officials, and many others. Don't miss it! It's always a great event!TICKETS
The Art Rooney Award
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary dinner, we salute Art Rooney II, who has carried on the tradition begun by his grandfather and faithfully supported by his parents: Dan and Patricia Rooney.TICKETS
The Bill Burns Award
Bill Burns epitomized news reporting in the 1960s and 70s. While much has changed in the news business, the Bill Burns Award still stands for journalistic excellence. We are pleased to honor Larry Richert with the award.
The John E McGrady Award
John McGrady was a public servant instrumental in developing our transit system and Community College. And, the McGrady Award recognizes civic accomplishment. This year we're pleased to honor Helen Hanna Casey.TICKETS
The Bob Prince Award
Bob Prince was the voice of the Pirates for 28 years. His colorful and energetic broadcasts endeared him to the city. In the tradition of Bob "The Gunner" Prince, and his love of sports, we salute Damar Hamlin.
The Patricia R. Rooney Award
Late in her life Patricia Rooney, the wife of Dan Rooney, remarked that there should be an annual award for a woman who has provided exceptional service to the Pittsburgh community. This year we are pleased on honor Karen Feinstein with this award.TICKETS
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
The 50th Annual Art Rooney Award Dinner & Auction will be held Tuesday, September 12th, 2023 at Acrisure Stadium in the Great Hall. Tickets are $150. As always, the event promises fine food, inspiring remarks, interaction with the award winners, and the opportunity to bid on unique and exciting items. Buy tickets online or call 412-621-3342. Don't miss the 50th! Reserve your place NOW.Buy Tickets
CYA has served Pittsburgh for 98 years. It was established to help young children survive proverty and neglect. Over the years, the agency's work has grown and evolved. Today, we're both a premier childcare agency and a leading provider of services for the elderly. Our childcare program is rated four (4) star. Our senior programs serve Pittsburgh's poorest neighborhoods. The Chief always said that CYA was one of his favorite charities.CYA Website
CYA's work is guided by the belief that every life has value and every person deserves respect. There are many ways to support our work. If you give to the United Way please know that CYA is Donor Option #96..