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Animal Friends: Therapets Program
Health of the Community

Pet therapy creates a connection with patients, visitors and even employees and staff. Animal Friends provides therapy dogs and volunteers who go into the hospitals to help patients feel less depression and fatigue – helping them to heal. Learn more about Animal Friends. Learn about Animal Friends “Therapets”.

2 women discussing produce at the Great Garden Giveaway

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank: The Great Garden Giveaway
Health of the Community

The Great Garden Giveaway is a partnership between Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Grow Pittsburgh. The program, in its third year, provides vegetable, fruit and herb seedlings and seeds to people receiving food at the Food Bank’s Produce to People distributions in the Spring. The distributions take place each[…]