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Homeless Children Education Fund Overview
Community Revitalization

Providing Hope through Learning For more than 17 years, Homeless Children Education Fund (HCEF) has worked to identify and educate children from birth to age 24 who are experiencing homelessness. Founder, Joe Lagana spent 40 years as an educator in the Penn Hills and North Allegheny school districts, and upon[…]

Mount Ararat Community Activity Center (MACAC) Overview
Community Revitalization

The Mount Ararat Community Activity Center, Inc. (MACAC) was established in 1990 as a community outreach organization committed to helping families throughout the region.  MACAC provides a variety of services, resources and information to community members of all ages, and socio-economic backgrounds. MACAC offers the following programs: Community Food/ Clothing[…]

Senator John Heinz History Center Overview
Community Revitalization

Discover more than 250 years of Western Pennsylvania’s past at the Senator John Heinz History Center. A family-friendly attraction, visitors of all ages can enjoy and learn through six floors of exhibition space. Exhibits are both engaging and inspirational leaving audience members with an innate connection to the past, an[…]

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Overview
Community Revitalization

Since 2010, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation has remained committed to the following: Actively promoting physical well-being Encouraging teamwork Stressing the importance of education Providing essential life skills to young people in our community through hockey and other activities The Foundation offers many programs, each designed to introduce children to the[…]

Manchester Bidwell Corporation- Electronic Records
Community Revitalization

Bidwell Training Center, one of the Manchester Bidwell families of non-profits, was established in 1968. For the past four decades, it has remained committed and invested in servicing the disadvantaged and dislocated residents of southwestern Pennsylvania. Bidwell Training Center’s mission to change lives by providing career training and academic enrichment[…]

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[…]

Sarah’s Pittsburgh Promise Success Story
Community Revitalization

The Pittsburgh Promise is a promise made to every child who graduates from a Pittsburgh Public School. The Promise is simple; any eligible urban youth will receive a scholarship to attend college or trade school. Sarah a graduate of Brashear High School in 2008, and recent graduate of Robert Morris[…]

Joshua’s Pittsburgh Promise Success Story
Community Revitalization

The Pittsburgh Promise began in 2007, and since then has made higher education a reality for more than 5,000 students from the Pittsburgh Public School District.  The Pittsburgh Promise helps students obtain their goals. Joshua a graduate of Taylor Allderdice High School in 2008 pursued a college education at Penn[…]

UPMC Mercy
Community Revitalization

“We’re here to build up each other; we’re not here to tear down.” – Sister Carolyn, Sisters of Mercy   In 2008, UPMC and Mercy joined forces. It was important to keep the values that made Mercy what it is. Over the years there has been a lot of growth and[…]

The Pittsburgh Promise
Community Revitalization

“We’re telling our kids they have to dream big and work hard, and frankly, we have to do the same.” – Saleem Ghubril, director of The Pittsburgh Promise   The Pittsburgh Promise invigorates the entire community and is creating a highly qualified workforce that will meet the needs of local[…]