Special Events

MBYLI special events are committed to celebrating and helping youth learn, grow, and thrive. Our program host special events that promote leadership, development, and social responsibility. These special events are created to support and execute the mission of the Mel Blount Youth Leadership Initiative.

2024 MBYLI All-Star Celebrity Roast

A roast and tribute honoring Bill Cowher, Former Steelers Head Coach and Pro Football Hall of Famer at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh.

Mel Blount Youth Home All-Star Celebrity Roast honoring Bill Cowher

3rd Annual Evoqua Water Technologies Golf Outing

We are excited to announce the 2023 Evoqua Outing benefitting the Mel Blount Youth Leadership Initiative. This year’s event will take place at Longue Vue Club in Verona, PA on Monday August 28, 2023 and will feature clay shooting in addition to golf!

Steeler Rookie Camp

This is an annual training camp where youth participate with the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie class. We are proud to host the Steelers rookie class and our young leaders-in-training for a day-long camp. The youth are always excited to train with the young pros — however, we find that the Steelers rookies find the experience just as enriching.

Youth Summit

The Youth Summit, hosted annually at the MBYLI, is a collaboration of outreach programs and non profit organizations across the city of pittsburgh that join together to celebrate and inspire excellence in our next generation. The purpose of the summit is to create positive interactions with and to provide the tools necessary to enhance personal and professional growth.

Universities, Colleges & Schools Skills Camp

Due to the support of community partners we are able to offer special events that provide unique experiences for youth. With the support of community partners University of Pitt Football camp is hosted at the MBYLI and is 360 degree experience of all offered programs.

Back to School Drive

Each and every year the MBYLI partners with churches, educational programs and schools to host an annual back to school drive.


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