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Children’s Champion – Brett Keisel

Filed in News by on May 31, 2017
Children’s Champion – Brett Keisel

From the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh: Twelve seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, two Super Bowl rings, and one famous beard have made Brett Keisel a hometown favorite. But for the kids at Children’s Hospital, he’s more than just a famous football player. Brett is a champion and his kind heart has brought smiles to hundreds […]

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We’re the city of champions, baby!

Filed in News by on May 24, 2017
We’re the city of champions, baby!

We can smash the city of brotherly love, we’re the city of champions, baby! – Brett, on raising money for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Brett had the honor today of handing out some special medals to an amazing group of kids today at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. View some great photos (courtesy of Children’s Hospital […]

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Catching up with Sophie

Filed in News by on February 25, 2017
Catching up with Sophie

Brett was a guest speaker at the 47th annual Harry E. Mangle Memorial Dinner on Thursday and was happy to see a familiar face in the audience. From Mary Sheehan Hartnet: Most decent, honest, good guy, a true here. He came to visit my ‘little’ girl (Sophie Noonan) 11 years ago at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh after she […]

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Striking a pose with Da Beard

Filed in News by on July 15, 2016
Striking a pose with Da Beard

Brett attended the Children’s Hospital Medal Ceremony  awhile back and was happy to get a chance to catch up with Jayme Flock. She was one of the special kids Brett met through his Shear Da Beard event. Jayme will soon be competing in the Pre Teen American Miss Pageant, so naturally Da Beard had to help […]

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Surprise encounters brings smiles

Filed in News by on June 11, 2016
Surprise encounters brings smiles

Kelly Shura and her daughter, Madison were at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh recently and were in need of a pleasant distraction and a smile… They were in luck because Da Beard was on hand to do just that! From Kelly:  Yesterday my daughter was diagnosed with an aggressive, inoperable brain tumor. It was the worst […]

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Thank you Brett!

Filed in News by on June 3, 2016
Thank you Brett!

Recently, Brett attended a special ceremony at Children’s Hospital. He was honored to pass medals to the champions and to meet all of the faces of Children’s Hospital. Following the medal ceremony, we started receiving letters from the parents of the children Brett met and we would like to share some special messages to Da […]

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Keisel: ‘Children’s has a very close place to my heart.’

Filed in News by on May 26, 2016
Keisel: ‘Children’s has a very close place to my heart.’

Children’s Hospital held a very special ceremony today to honor their champions. The patient champion medal ceremony celebrates Children’s patients, both inpatient and outpatient, and the upcoming Walk for Children’s event on Saturday, June 4. View photos HERE.   Brett was honored to be on hand to help pass out the medals to the champions. I’m honored to […]

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Giving back…

Filed in News by on April 2, 2016
Giving back…

Yesterday was April Fool’s Day, but the amazing check presented to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh was NO JOKE! Speedway Stores presented an $84,717 check to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh today from their 2015 fundraising campaign through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Thanks to Brett Keisel and the Miracle Kids, Lance and Ryan, for celebrating with Children’s […]

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Throwback Thursday with Tyler Skarzenski

Filed in News by on February 25, 2016
Throwback Thursday with Tyler Skarzenski

Three years ago Brett took a special group of kids from Children’s Hospital Fishing. One of the kids was Tyler Skarzenski. From Sally Wiggin, WTAE: It started in the morning at the Alpine Hunting and Fishing Club in Bridgeville. Four patients from Children’s Hospital joined some contest winners from a local appliance store to spend […]

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Keisel: ‘It’s an honor to help the kids who are battling cancer every day.’

Filed in News by on February 12, 2016
Keisel: ‘It’s an honor to help the kids who are battling cancer every day.’

Thanks to everyone who made it to #ShearDaBeard! You are making a difference!- Brett DaBeard is gone, but it was all for an amazing cause. Proceeds from Shear Da Beard each year go to cancer programs at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh UPMC. From Rick Dayton, KDKA: His iconic beard is history, well, at least until it […]

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