One of the things I’ve been trying to do here on the blog is to share more about the nonprofits that are working on important issues here in Pittsburgh. This is the first post of what I hope will become a weekly series where Pittsburghers share three nonprofit organizations. Have three favorite nonprofit organizations that you would like to share? Click here to submit your list.
Meet Elizabeth Collura you can follow her on Twitter @beezuskiddo
Elizabeth’s favorite thing about Pittsburgh is… Food. All the food. Also wandering around Frick Park.
Three Pittsburgh Nonprofits…
Haitian Families First @HaitianFam1st
Ali and… Read the rest
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 someones holiday season a little… Read the rest
Here is the deal – for the past four years – we have joined with a group of bloggers to help the Pittsburgh non-profit Community Human Services – raise money for to provide holiday gifts for the people they serve. Community Human Services, CHS – works with lots of Pittsburghers who often fall outside of the toy drives that provide gifts for kids and the elderly.
2 Days to Raise $2200
In 2012 – we had a great response and raised $5000 – enough money so CHS could provide a small gift for an additional 200 people. Earlier this week… 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
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, we set a lofty goal of raising $5000… Read the rest