Update Sunday 12/21 8pm:
We still need your help. This am we identified 500 more kids that need toys.
Here is how you can help:
Donations will also be accepted at Most Wanted Fine Art at the Waterfrontfrom 12-5 PM (They are opening just for this so disregard the website.)
Volunteers needed in Garfield 11-4 to help sort & distribute.
Drivers needed to be on-call during these hours. At least one trip from Waterfront to Garfield around 5 PM.
Donations Most Needed At This Point
– Toys & Gifts for Kids Ages 6-12, all types. We are very low and… Read the rest
One of the BEST parts about being a blogger in Pittsburgh (aside from the occasional retweets from Rick Sebak and Edgar Snyder) is being part of an amazing community of bloggers and blog readers.
The readers of this blog, and many other blogs and websites have raised awareness and money for so many amazing Pittsburgh projects.
A few years ago, another blogger asked me to help Community Human Services, a local nonprofit raise a little bit of money to be able to provide holiday gifts for some of the people that they serve each year. Over the past… 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
Bricolage’s Fifth Wall series seeks to break down the barriers between scripted storytelling and current events in the world at large.
The 2014 Fifth Wall Series continues, as part of the Transit Tales project, with a panel discussion on public transit in Allegheny County. Specifically, how (or if) public input should be included in planning for public transit. Panelists include:
Lucy Spruill – Committee for Accessible Transportation
Bonnie Young-Laing – Hill District Consensus Group
Ben Samson – Architectural Designer
Tom Conroy – Amalgamated Transit Union
Grant Ervin – City of Pittsburgh
Moderated by Chris Potter – Pittsburgh City Paper
Fifth… Read the rest
I’m excited to post our second post in the “Three Nonprofits” series. Each week we feature a Pittsburgher and three of the nonprofit organizations that they think are important. Have three favorite nonprofit organizations that you would like to share? Click here to submit your list.
I’m exited to share this weeks post- Sue is an incredible force in Pittsburgh both online and off. She has been blogging longer than I have! Make sure to check out her blog – Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents.
Meet Sue Kerr you can follow here on Twitter @pghlesbian24
Sue’s favorite thing about Pittsburgh is… This… Read the rest