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 Correspondents.
Meet Sue Kerr you can follow here on Twitter @pghlesbian24
Sue’s favorite thing about Pittsburgh is… This… Read the rest
Happy New Year! Welcome to our first weekend list for 2013. Lots of fun in the snow, or possibly rain for this weekend – regardless of the weather – here are some unique events to check out all around Western PA this weekend.
You can hear us live on the radio with the WDVE morning show most Friday mornings at 6:45 am. Here are the details and links for the events we discussed this morning.
Volunteer at the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank – one of the things we mentioned this morning was the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. Click here for… Read the rest
This was sent to us by one of the organizers – not only do they have one fine looking event flier but they have put together a really neat event that shows off Pittsburgh and supports the Greater Pittsburgh Community Foodbank.
Bring your donations for the food bank and meet at the The Pump House (880 E. Waterfront Dr. Munhall, PA) then the group will hop on the bike trail and ride to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in Duquesne.
The ride is suitable for all levels of cyclists.
The food bank is most in need of:
High… Read the rest
Happy almost October! Here is our weekly round up of events we share on WDVE – Fridays at 6:45 am. Lots of great fall activities for Pittsburghers of all age. This town has some great ways to put the FEST in Oktoberfest.
Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District
Friday, September 30, 2011 5-8ish pm
FREE fun, food, drinks and more
Check out CANstruction with the Food Bank @ 937 Penn Ave. Artist work created from canned goods which are then donated back to the Food Bank.
Octoberfests For All the Rest – Art, Bikes, Dogs
Artobertfest – Saturday afternoon block… Read the rest
Sunday, March 6 is the 16th annual Empty Bowls dinner to benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. This is a simple meal of bread and soup. Tickets are $20 per person but that includes a bowl that has been handmade by local artists and volunteers. (I think we made bowls in my high school ceramics class for the very first empty bowls dinner).
Last year over 1500 people turned out for the annual dinner – read more about the 2010 empty bowls dinner here in the Post-Gazette and here in Pittsburgh Magazine – this article includes lots of great… Read the rest