christmas 2007 (Photo credit: paparutzi)
I wanted to put up a post highlighting some of the incredible things that Pittsburghers are doing to help other Pittsburghers in need this season.
I was writing the email about the 12 giveaways of Christmas last night and watching the local news – which was an impressive collection of stories of Pittsburhgers – and many anonymously – coming together and helping others in need.
I’ve exchanged several emails with others this week – and the need this year in Pittsburgh is very real. Thank you to everyone who has made an effort to make… Read the rest
Here is the deal – for the past four years – we have joined with a group of bloggers to help the Pittsburgh non-profit Community Human Services – raise money for to provide holiday gifts for the people they serve. Community Human Services, CHS – works with lots of Pittsburghers who often fall outside of the toy drives that provide gifts for kids and the elderly.
2 Days to Raise $2200
In 2012 – we had a great response and raised $5000 – enough money so CHS could provide a small gift for an additional 200 people. Earlier this week… Read the rest
One of the BEST parts of writing this blog is the amazing community of Pittsburghers that have stepped up to support so many great causes. The CHS Holiday Gift Project is one of many incredible holiday fundraisers happening around town.
IheartPGH Readers Make a Difference
Last year, the readers of IheartPGH raised over $2500 to help Pittsburgh non-profits.
$1395 for Light of Light Minisitries to provide underwear for the homeless shelter
$1360 online and more at the event for CHS (Community Human Services) Holiday Fundraiser
This year, the readers of IheartPGH contributed time, money (over $5000), tweets, Facebook posts and… Read the rest
CHS shaped cookies, yes there will be cookies
This is an important Save the Date post. I say important because it is about an important cause and it is a fun event!
2013 Cookies and Cards Fundraiser
Wednesday December 4, 2013
Houghs in Greenfield
RSVP on Facebook
For the past 2 years, I’ve joined a great crew of Pittsburgh bloggers to help the Pittsburgh Nonprofit Community Human Services raise funds to provide holiday gifts and cheer for some of our fellow Pittsburgh residents who really wouldn’t have much during the holiday season.
2012 – A Huge Success
Last year,… Read the rest
Can Zombies Save Pittsburgh? With your help yes! (If you are just looking for details on the Zombie Halloween Party scroll to the bottom of the page – keep reading for details on how and why I think you should check out the party).
For the past few holiday seasons, IheartPGH has joined with other bloggers to help a Pittsburgh non-profit – Community Human Services (CHS) – make sure that some of the less fortunate Pittsburghers have some holiday gifts. I was happy to support this project and over the past few years I have learned a lot more about… Read the rest