Get ready to jump, jive and jitter at Yelp’s Swingin’ to Summer! You’re invited to the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on June 23 from 8-10pm for a free evening filled with 1940’s flair, including some swell snacks and sips. Jitter, jump and jive with The Boilermaker Jazz Band, plus watch professionals leap and lindy… or join in yourself! Come dressed in your red, white and blues for this patriotic affair.
The event is FREE, but a $10 suggested donation will benefit Soldiers & Sailors. For a $20 donation, you’ll receive an amazing swag bag.
DRESS: Red, white… Read the rest
Venture Outdoors is a Pittsburgh non-profit organization dedicated to make it easy for everyone in Western PA to access the outdoors. Each year, Venture Outdoors brings the Banff Mountain Film Festival to Pittsburgh and the proceeds from the film screening benefit Venture Outdoors and helps expand the outdoor programming, making it possible for more people to get outdoors.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival will be in Pittsburgh on April 2 & 3.
On Saturday April 2, there is a reception before the films screening. Tickets for the fundraising reception are $100 and include your ticket to the film. General admission… Read the rest
The Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh in a constant Catch-22. It needs to promote itself and its services to people in the community, but also needs to be discreet and protect the privacy of clients.
Last year WC&S answered more than 5,000 hotline calls, provided legal advocacy for nearly 4,000 clients, and sheltered more than 500 women and children.
But the WC&S also had to turn away 755 women and children last year. They consider turning away victims of intimate partner violence unacceptable. When their beds are full, they always try and find alternate arrangements. However, that’s not… Read the rest
On July 25th, The Livermore will be hosting Summer Harvest, an event that celebrates the spirit of entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh while raising money for an important social cause: fighting hunger in Allegheny County. All proceeds from this event will go to 412 Food Rescue, a non-profit started by Leah Lizarondo (The Brazen Kitchen) and Gisele Fetterman (The Free Store).
412 Food Rescue hopes to “rescue” every bit of food that stores can no longer use and convert them into meals for more than 175,000 “food insecure” people in Allegheny county, including over 43,000 children.
According to the Pittsburgh City Paper,… Read the rest
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 the people who likely don’t fit into other holiday gift programs which are… Read the rest