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Vibrant Pittsburgh and Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Award $50,000 in Grants

Thirteen grant projects aim to strengthen Pittsburgh through collaboration and diversity

Vibrant Pittsburgh and the Urban Affairs Foundation of the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh announce the recipients of this year’s Civic Inclusion & Engagement Fund grants. The fund is a joint venture of the two groups, which seek to strengthen the Pittsburgh region by supporting and engaging its diverse communities.

For the fourth consecutive year, each organization committed $25,000 to create the $50,000 Civic Inclusion & Engagement Fund. Eligible applicants were affinity groups, nonprofit organizations and employer resource groups. Eligible projects had to create opportunities for civic engagement — which included improving knowledge, skills and motivation — and be collaborative. Continue Reading

Savannah Jack to Perform at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center

Savannah Jack to Perform at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center

Savannah Jack is back for the 7th consecutive year on Saturday, September 10th at 7:30 PM, Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, Midland, as a benefit concert for Homemaker-Home Health Aide Service of Beaver County, Inc.  Lead vocalist, Don Gatlin formerly of Chippewa, and his bandmates promise another fast-paced show-stopper performance including a mix of classic… Continue Reading

Vision Bowl Supports Blind and Vision Impaired Services

We are very excited to announce our second annual Vision Bowl, a statewide bowling event which will benefit Beaver County Association for the Blind and Pennsylvania Association for the Blind. The Vision Bowl will be held on Saturday July 23, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Sims Lanes, 7245 Big Beaver Blvd., Beaver… Continue Reading

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Volunteers Needed to Help Children Learn to Read

Pittsburgh OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program – An Hour A Week Can Change A Child’s Life—Help A Child Learn to Read The OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program is seeking volunteers (age 50+) to tutor in the Pittsburgh and Woodland Hills School districts. Students are in grades K-4. A two day training class will be conducted on Tuesday,… Continue Reading

News for June from North Hills Nonprofit NHCO

NHCO volunteers urgently needed in June Do you love the game of golf, or doing something  meaningful with a group of friends?  North Hills Community Outreach urgently needs volunteers to register to help in our assigned concessions tent at the Men’s US Open golf tournament, June 13-19, at Oakmont Country Club. The Open donates funds… Continue Reading

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People’s Presents Feed More Festival

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank wants to make sure you don’t miss the chance to see a stellar lineup and help feed neighbors in need! Not to mention you will get the chance to jam with local acts, feast on local fare from food trucks AND the I Made It! Market will be there to… Continue Reading