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 someones holiday season a little… 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
Welcome to day 2 of the 12 Giveaways of Pittsburgh! We’re giving away 12 Pittsburgh gifts for you to give to your favorite Pittsburgher or to keep for yourself.
To enter – we ask that you help save Christmas for some folks served by a local nonprofit. Please help support the Community Human Services Holiday Gift Project. (We’ve helped raise funds for this each holiday season and we are currently only at HALF what we raised last year.
Before I share today’s giveaways – I just wanted to share a quick fact about the CHS Food Pantry, this is one… Read the rest
First of all, I want to thank everyone who donated to the CHS (Community Human Services) Christmas Fundraiser this year and who attended the event at Hough’s earlier this month. Your generosity this holiday season is greatly appreciated. I’ve just heard back from the folks at CHS and we have only raised HALF of what is needed to make sure that each of the people they serve have a gift for the holiday.
For the past several years, I have joined with other Pittsburgh bloggers to support CHS holiday gift drive. While all of the efforts to support worthy causes… Read the rest
Here are a few links that we’ve shared on Facebook and Twitter that you may have missed.
Check out the latest email blast from the Saxifrage School. The Saxifrage School is working on some awesome ideas around education. I’m excited to learn more about their upcoming Dev.Year program. @SaxifrageSchool
The Pittsburgh League of Women Voters has been doing excellent non-partisan voter education work in the city and county. You should like them on Facebook here.
The Bloggers from eatPGH have a new book – Pittsburgh’s Chef’s Table. Check out the book launch party at Marty’s Market on December 7. @eatPGH… Read the rest