christmas 2007 (Photo credit: paparutzi)
I wanted to put up a post highlighting some of the incredible things that Pittsburghers are doing to help other Pittsburghers in need this season.
I was writing the email about the 12 giveaways of Christmas last night and watching the local news – which was an impressive collection of stories of Pittsburhgers – and many anonymously – coming together and helping others in need.
I’ve exchanged several emails with others this week – and the need this year in Pittsburgh is very real. Thank you to everyone who has made an effort to make… Read the rest
Welcome to day 2 of the 12 Giveaways of Pittsburgh! We’re giving away 12 Pittsburgh gifts for you to give to your favorite Pittsburgher or to keep for yourself.
To enter – we ask that you help save Christmas for some folks served by a local nonprofit. Please help support the Community Human Services Holiday Gift Project. (We’ve helped raise funds for this each holiday season and we are currently only at HALF what we raised last year.
Before I share today’s giveaways – I just wanted to share a quick fact about the CHS Food Pantry, this is one… Read the rest
One of the BEST parts of writing this blog is the amazing community of Pittsburghers that have stepped up to support so many great causes. The CHS Holiday Gift Project is one of many incredible holiday fundraisers happening around town.
IheartPGH Readers Make a Difference
Last year, the readers of IheartPGH raised over $2500 to help Pittsburgh non-profits.
$1395 for Light of Light Minisitries to provide underwear for the homeless shelter
$1360 online and more at the event for CHS (Community Human Services) Holiday Fundraiser
This year, the readers of IheartPGH contributed time, money (over $5000), tweets, Facebook posts and… Read the rest
Bill Peduto at Union Project (Photo credit: TheNoxid)
If you read one post on IheartPGH this year – I hope it is this post. There are some very exciting and important things happening right now that are important in the future of this city.
In January 2014, Bill Peduto will become the next mayor of the City of Pittsburgh. Mayor-Elect Peduto has pledged to make his administration transparent and knowledgeable. There is a lot of interesting stuff happening around the transition from the current mayor to Bill Peduto and the transition team is working very hard to make sure as… Read the rest
CHS shaped cookies, yes there will be cookies
This is an important Save the Date post. I say important because it is about an important cause and it is a fun event!
2013 Cookies and Cards Fundraiser
Wednesday December 4, 2013
Houghs in Greenfield
RSVP on Facebook
For the past 2 years, I’ve joined a great crew of Pittsburgh bloggers to help the Pittsburgh Nonprofit Community Human Services raise funds to provide holiday gifts and cheer for some of our fellow Pittsburgh residents who really wouldn’t have much during the holiday season.
2012 – A Huge Success
Last year,… Read the rest