U. S. Steel joins The Children’s Heart Foundation’s Pittsburgh Walk as Presenting Sponsor

The Pittsburgh Congenital Heart Walk is part of the nation’s premiere walk series dedicated to raising funds for congenital heart defect research.

PITTSBURGH, PA, March 21, 2024The Children’s Heart Foundation is honored to have U. S. Steel as the Presenting Sponsor of the Pittsburgh Congenital Heart Walk to be held on Sunday, June 23, at Stage AE.

The Congenital Heart Walk is the nation’s largest walk series dedicated to raising money to fund congenital heart defect research. Congenital heart defects, or CHDs, are America’s most common and deadly birth defect. Nearly 40,000 babies are born with a CHD each year in the U.S.; this equates to 1 child every 15 minutes.

“We are proud to join with The Children’s Heart Foundation in their mission to fund research that helps some of the most vulnerable members of our communities,” said Don German, U. S. Steel Mon Valley Works – Irvin Plant Manager. “This event, and others like it throughout the United States, bring together dedicated individuals with one goal in mind – saving lives.”

The Pittsburgh Congenital Heart Walk Presented by U. S. Steel will unite supporters to raise funds for research to improve survival, longevity, and quality of life for all CHD patients. Join us as at Stage AE for a day of fun activities, entertainment, research updates, and our family-friendly one mile walk! Together, we can bring hope, inspiration, and unity to the forefront of our mission. Visit to register to walk, start a team, sign up to volunteer, or make a donation.

Since 1996, The Children’s Heart Foundation has funded nearly $18 million of CHD research and scientific collaborations, helping lead to improved diagnostics, earlier interventions, groundbreaking procedures, and life-saving treatments for individuals living with CHDs. The money raised by the Congenital Heart Walk series is helping to fund the groundbreaking research of tomorrow.


About The Children’s Heart Foundation

The Children’s Heart Foundation is the country’s leading organization solely committed to funding congenital heart defect (CHD) research. The mission of The Children’s Heart Foundation is to fund the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of congenital heart defects. Since 1996, The Children’s Heart Foundation has funded nearly $18 million dollars of CHD research. For more information, visit Follow us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and Twitter (X).


About U. S. Steel

Founded in 1901, United States Steel Corporation is a leading steel producer. With an unwavering focus on safety, the Company’s customer-centric Best for All® strategy is advancing a more secure, sustainable future for U. S. Steel and its stakeholders. With a renewed emphasis on innovation, U. S. Steel serves the automotive, construction, appliance, energy, containers, and packaging industries with high value-added steel products such as U. S. Steel’s proprietary XG3® advanced high-strength steel. The Company also maintains competitively advantaged iron ore production and has an annual raw steelmaking capability of 22.4 million net tons. U. S. Steel is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with world-class operations across the United States and in Central Europe. For more information, please visit