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McKees Rocks Nonprofit Seeks Donations Through Pittsburgh Gives Day

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Focus On Renewal (FOR) is participating in Pittsburgh Gives, a resource of The Pittsburgh Foundation. Donations of $25 or more made that day to FOR through the Pittsburgh Gives website  will have a portion of the gift matched.

To be eligible for the match, donations must be made through that website with a MasterCard or Visa credit card.

The DONATE NOW button at will appear on May 6, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. ET.

Last year, Focus On Renewal raised nearly $10,000 through the Day of Giving.

The agency’s goal this year is $15,000. Donations will help support all of FOR’s important programs, including the food pantry, community center, library, early childhood and the arts.

Focus On Renewal is able to answer any questions about the Pittsburgh Gives opportunity at 412-771-6460 x 305.

About Pittsburgh Gives

The aim of this initiative is to increase the level of knowledge about nonprofits in the region; leverage or increase individual funding for organizations; and spotlight charitable trends in the region. The 2014 Day of Giving is in conjunction with the Give Local America Initiative, a nationwide celebration of philanthropy.

About Focus On Renewal

Focus On Renewal (FOR) is a non-profit human service agency that has served the McKees Rocks community for more than 40 years. The agency’s mission is to empower the development of spirit, mind and body of individuals so they may live their lives in a dignified and fully human way. FOR services include a community center, food pantry, free daily lunch for those in need, Early Head Start and family support programs, the FOR Sto-Rox Library and the Father Ryan Arts Center.

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