I received this email from the Pittsburgh Food Bank today. I thought I would share in case anyone was looking for a way to get involved with some volunteering.
Data Entry Volunteer Needed
The First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh has been serving the needs of the downtown population for over 250 years. Their Walk-in program assists the homeless, almost homeless, poor and others every fifth week as part of a rotation with other downtown churches.
Volunteers provide food bank food, toiletries, lunch and other services to those who ‘walk-in’ seeking help. Volunteers also provide critical administrative support and this is… Read the rest
I have been thinking a lot about how Pittsburgh could be an amazing urban test lab for some of the best ideas from around the country. Pittsburgh is a big city that isn’t too big and Pittsburghers are passionate and ready to help other people who are in need. I continue to be awestruck by just the power of the bloggers who have been collaborating on charity projects and have been raising money and doing good things for Pittsburgh and beyond.
We have some good ideas happening here in Pittsburgh – for example – The Union Project has transformed an… Read the rest