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Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation- Concussion Outreach
Health of the Community

The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation teamed up with UPMC Sports Medicine in 2011 to launch the Heads UP Pittsburgh program. This collaboration promotes concussion education for coaches, parents, and young athletes, and provides, baseline testing for athletes in all sports. Participants in Heads UP Pittsburgh can sign up with their entire[...]

South Fayette School District P.A.W.S
Research and Education

The South Fayette School District is committed to promoting dignity and respect. The school district has incorporated an anti-bullying approach to create a safe and inclusive learning space for students to foster and develop into conscientious citizens. The Middle School P.A.W.S. in Action program recognizes two students per month in[...]

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Overview| UPMC’s Partner for Healthy Living
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[...]

The Best of the Batch Foundation Overview
Research and Education

The Best of the Batch Foundation is committed to providing financially challenged youth and their families with the purpose, desire, and resources to reach their highest potentials. The Foundation offers students the following: After school programming Sports and leisure activities Safe areas for recreation Scholarships The organization’s encouragement and involvement[...]

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[...]