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We touch the individual lives of people throughout the region - through the patients we treat, and the individuals and communities who benefit from our activities.
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Oakland Planning
Community Revitalization

Building a better Oakland, and helping neighbors thrive since 1980. Oakland Planning and Development Corporation provides a variety of services to meet community needs: Build new homes. Provide affordable housing. Engage residents through community organizing and beautification projects. Advocate for good urban design. Offer workforce development services at JobLinks. Help[...]

Manchester Bidwell Corporation Overview
Job Creation

Manchester Bidwell Corporation (MBC) has a few simple guiding principles: Environment shapes people’s lives. People are assets. Creativity fuels enterprise. For over 40 years, MBC and its affiliated non-profits have been implementing these philosophies in many ways – adult career training, youth arts education, social enterprise – but the end[...]

Brashear Association Job Center
Job Creation

The Brashear Association has provided human and community services to more than 5,000 South Pittsburgh residents annually since 1917. The association provides community outreach programs at no cost to residents of all ages. The Brashear Association is committed to the following actions: Providing support and educational enrichment for children in[...]

Cancer Caring Center’s Art Therapy
Health of the Community

The Cancer Caring Center ensures that no one has to cope with cancer alone, and has remained dedicated to providing free emotional support since 1988. The Pittsburgh based organization’s key message is to assure that those affected by the disease, both directly and indirectly, possess the inner strength to cope.[...]

Dress for Success Program
Job Creation Uncategorized

Founded in 1979, Dress for Success has served more than 700,000 women around the world. The organization promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. The Pittsburgh Chapter not only[...]

The Aging Institute at UPMC
Health of the Community

The Aging Institute has remained committed to helping older adults achieve longer, healthier, and more rewarding lives. Through innovative research the institute has been able to better understand both the social and biological effects of aging. The institute provides a full range of services and resources to aging individuals and[...]

Global Links Breathe Hope Program
Health of the Community

Global Links prevents surplus medical materials from going into landfills and re-purposes them as life-saving resources for clinics in under-served areas of the world where medical supplies are necessary to provide even basic care to patients. All across Central and South America, nebulizers are in short supply, but asthma is on[...]