Last fall we posted about the Pittsburgh Foundation Day of Giving. This is where the Pittsburgh Foundation put up $500,000 in matching funds to go to the organizations that received donations on the day of giving.
We had a great response to our poll on which organization to support and donated money to Bike Pittsburgh. Wednesday, May 11, 2011 is the Pittsburgh is Art Day of Giving – $475,000 in matching funds will go to local arts organizations.
Here is the find print on the Pittsburgh Is Art Day of Giving:
You may begin making contributions, through www.pittsburghgives.org on May… Read the rest
I am sorry that I didn’t get to post this sooner – there is still time to register! I am happy to spread the word about a great event to benefit a great organization – CHS (Community Human Services). Thanks to Ms. Mon for putting this post together.
Come join your fellow Pittsburghers for “A Walk to End Poverty for All” March 26, 2011 from 9 a.m. to noon. The title of the event sounds a little idealistic, but that’s what this town is founded upon – great ideals. Every step – and in this case – we take that… Read the rest
UPDATE: The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 27, 2010
UPDATE: This event has been postponed due to the snow – will be rescheduled for a later date.
This Saturday, February 6, 2010 is an extra special fundraiser – Cupids and Canines benefits the Western PA Humane Society and Bow Wow Buddies, a foundation that was set up to contribute to canine cancer research.
It is also a rare opportunity to check out the PAPA World Headquarters. I have posted about the PAPA tournaments before and this is one of my favorite Pittsburgh finds. PAPA is the Professional and… Read the rest
Arbor Aid 2009 – Friends of the Pittsburgh Urban Forest‘s Annual Fundraiser
October 30th, 2009, 7pm-11pm
2839 Liberty Avenue in the Strip District–6th Floor of Guardian Storage Solutions
More Information & Tickets: Arbor Aid 2009… Read the rest
Image by carolclarinet via Flickr
While writing this I just keep thinking of the summer camp song Old Lady Leary with the following lyrics …
Late last night when we were all in bed,
Old Lady Leary left a lantern in the shed.
Well, the cow kicked it over, winked his eye and said:
“There’ll be a hot time in the old town tonight!”
If you are a regular reader of IheartPGH you will know that we are big fans of the Sprout Fund – this Saturday, August 29 is Hothouse – the Sprout Funds annual fundraiser that promises to… Read the rest