Emergency Toy Drive – How You Can Help


There have been several news articles about this - but here is what you need to know, for some reason there is a toy shortage and a number of local nonprofits do not have toys to distribute for Christmas.  I have joined with several other Pittsburghers to address this ASAP. What we're going to do... Collect toys and money and work with all of the organizations impacted to make sure that every need we can meet is met. How you can help...  1. Donate money we've set up a Crowdrise page … [Read more...]

Help A Pittsburgh Nonprofit – Support The CHS Holiday Gift Project


Dear Pittsburghers, One of the BEST parts about being a blogger in Pittsburgh (aside from the occasional retweets from Rick Sebak and Edgar Snyder) is being part of an amazing community of bloggers and blog readers. The readers of this blog, and many other blogs and websites have raised awareness and money for so many amazing Pittsburgh projects. A few years ago, another blogger asked me to help Community Human Services, a local nonprofit raise a little bit of money to be able to … [Read more...]

A Good Reason to Clean Out Your Closet Before Christmas


For the past few years, I have been part of a group of Pittsburgh bloggers who have helped the Pittsburgh nonprofit Community Human Services aka CHS raise money for their holiday gift project.  One of the things that I have learned about CHS is that they provide many important services to Pittsburghers who don't fit into other social service programs.  The same holds true for the holiday gifts.  The money raised from the CHS Holiday Gift Project goes to CHS to provide a little holiday gift to … [Read more...]

Three Nonprofits: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh, North Side Common Ministries, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank


I'm excited to post our second post in the "Three Nonprofits" series.  Each week we feature a Pittsburgher and three of the nonprofit organizations that they think are important.   Have three favorite nonprofit organizations that you would like to share?  Click here to submit your list. I'm exited to share this weeks post- Sue is an incredible force in Pittsburgh both online and off.  She has been blogging longer than I have!  Make sure to check out her blog - Pittsburgh Lesbian … [Read more...]