Downtown Walk-in Program for Homeless Needs A Data Entry Volunteer

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I received this email from the Pittsburgh Food Bank today.  I thought I would share in case anyone was looking for a way to get involved with some volunteering. Data Entry Volunteer Needed The First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh has been serving the needs of the downtown population for over 250 years. Their Walk-in program assists the homeless, almost homeless, poor and others every fifth week as part of a rotation with other downtown churches. Volunteers provide food bank food, … [Read more...]

Paddle Without Pollution: Nominated for Canoe & Kayak Magazine’s ‘Paddle With Purpose’ award

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Local non-profit (and I heart PGH favorite!) Paddle Without Pollution is up for an award celebrating the best philanthropic effort involving paddlesports. You can vote for the best "Paddle With Purpose" contender, plus those in other categories, until this Sunday, June 30, by visiting the Canoe & Kayak Magazine awards page. The group was nominated by their fellow paddlers and peers and winners are honored at the annual ceremony, held this year on August 1 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Paddle … [Read more...]