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Dress for Success- Success Story
Job Creation

The Dress for Success Pittsburgh Chapter not only invests in their client’s attire, but also devotes time and compassion to each client’s professional journey by providing the following: Professional Women’s Groups Soft and hard skill workshops Networking opportunities Mentoring programs Dress for Success’ programs are designed to empower women to both[...]

Oakland Planning- School 2 Career Program
Job Creation Research and Education

Oakland Planning and Development Corporation helps youth succeed in high school and beyond through their School 2 Career (S2C) program. The School 2 Career program ensures at-risk students from Pittsburgh’s urban core graduate from high school and are prepared to pursue a career and post-secondary education. S2C provides the following[...]

South Fayette Township School District Overview
Research and Education

The South Fayette Township School District provides students with a well-rounded education, committed to the following components: Academics Arts Athletic excellence. The District believes that by equipping students with a strong spirit of collaboration and communication it will help develop confident, ethical and responsible leaders within the community. Students are[...]

The Cancer Caring Center’s Adult Support Groups
Health of the Community

The Cancer Caring Center is a local Pittsburgh charity that provides free support services to cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones. At the Cancer Caring Center, the staff understands the importance of needing emotional support, and provides group sessions and wellness programs for all ages. Three years ago the organization[...]

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

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[...]