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
You might remember last July when Lindsay applied for the Millennial Trains Project with her idea The United States of Pittsburgh. She received a tremendous amount of support and I’m hoping you’ll be able to donate to my campaign too!
I’m going to explore local independent bookstores and public libraries at each of the stops along the trip. Libraries and bookstores are such cornerstones of communities and I want to discover what places in other cities are doing to engage their neighborhoods. I also want to tie it all in with the digital age by seeing the extent that libraries… Read the rest
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a foundation that supports children with cancer. Each year they have a fundraiser where individuals volunteer to raise money and shave their heads – it is fun and it is a show of solidarity with kids who lose their hair to chemo and radiation treatments.
A felllow Pittsburgher, Bill Toland, has volunteered his head to the cause and could use your help in meeting his goal of raising $3000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Click here to go to Bill Toland’s fundraising page and support the cause. (Help us track donations from IheartPGH readers by… Read the rest