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
While this project wasn’t created by a Pittsburgher, it is certainly a very Pittsburgh project. I came across this project on the Kickstarter tumblr blog last week.
The artist Lindsey Wholman is from Boulder, Colorado but she has a thing for Andy Warhol’s soup cans. She has already met her fundraising goal but the video is worth a watch.
Absolutely souper in every way (magellanstraits.com)
Andy Warhol Museum – Coming to New York City (freshnessmag.com)
A Tribute to the Factory: Andy Warhol in our House Tours (apartmenttherapy.com)… Read the rest
I love this Kickstarter project and I hope you will take a minute to watch their intro video. Steel Town is a film about the Homestead Steel strike in 1892. This strike led to a violent battle and in the end 12 people were killed. The Homestead Steel strike had major implications for the labor movement and it all happened here, in Pittsburgh – near where you find the Waterfront shopping center.
I sat down with the folks behind this Kickstarter and I’m really excited for what they are putting together. I think this film is a great way to… Read the rest
Here are three amazingly awesome crowd-funding projects by some of my favorite Pittsburghers and my current project that are looking for some crowd-funded support. I know each of these projects creators personally and I think all of these are great projects for Pittsburgh. Check out some of the great thank-you perks for supporting each projects.
http://storify.com/iheartpgh/four-awesome-pittsburgh-project-to-support… Read the rest
This week’s featured item is a pair of one of a kind Converse Chuck Taylor shoes. Mad Momma Designs on the South Side hand-painted these sneakers. They are being auctioned on eBay with proceeds benefitting The Feast of Saint Anthony Festival Committee. The Feast of St. Anthony of Padua commemorates the life of the patron saint of lost items, a priest, wonder-worker, and doctor of the Church. This is a festival celebrated annually in Pittsburgh and across the country. Most of St. Anthony’s work was done in Italy, which is why Pittsburgh’s festival is focused on Italian highlights such as… Read the rest