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August 2020

Burgh’ers Brewery creates ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer, helps Urban League

2020-08-07T10:57:23-04:00August 7th, 2020|Making News|

Originally published: Trib Live. August 8, 2020 https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/burghers-brewery-creates-black-is-beautiful-beer-helps-urban-league/   The beer can reads: “Brewed to support justice and equality for people of color.” “I have been around a long time and I have seen a lot of things but I have never seen anything this strong on a product,” said Esther Bush, president and CEO [...]

Burgh’ers Brewing Introduces Canning Line with Release of ‘Black Is Beautiful’ Brew

2020-08-06T15:19:29-04:00August 6th, 2020|Making News|

Innagural canned beer to support Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh, PA (August 4, 2020) – Burgh’ers Brewing, a chef driven smash burger joint and craft brewery with restaurants in Lawrenceville and Zelienople that are focused on local, ethical, sustainable food and drink, announced today that in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of its restaurant, [...]

July 2020

June 2020

May 2020

All One Pittsburgh Fund Raises $50,000 To Buy And Distribute Essential Supplies To Those In Need

2020-05-12T10:05:21-04:00May 12th, 2020|Making News|

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Families in need of basic essentials like toilet tissue and paper towels could get them Friday on Pittsburgh’s North Side. The Urban League of Pittsburgh teamed up with Project Destiny and corporate partners, including Koppers and the Pittsburgh Pirates, for an essentials drive. The Urban League’s All One Pittsburgh Fund Drive has [...]

To celebrate Jackie Robinson, Pirates will make deliveries to people affected by covid-19

2020-05-12T09:59:17-04:00May 12th, 2020|Making News|

Published: TribLive, April 14, 2020 Need toilet paper, or, perhaps, lunch? Pirates Charities will help those in need Wednesday while celebrating the 73rd anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the MLB color barrier. MLB typically marks the occasion of the Dodgers infielder’s memorable achievement by having every player wear Robinson’s No. 42. The games are canceled [...]

April 2020

2020-04-20T11:09:52-04:00April 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Originally published: March 29, 2020 New Pittsburgh Courier These monthly pages focus on health disparities in the Pittsburgh region. They educate readers about key health issues and inform them about research opportunities and community resources. All articles can be accessed online at the New Pittsburgh Courier website (newpittsburghcourier.com). The monthly series is a partnership of [...]

Koppers Joins Urban League in ‘All One Pittsburgh’ COVID-19 Campaign

2020-04-08T09:45:57-04:00April 8th, 2020|Making News|

Regional Effort to Provide Household Essentials to Underserved Neighborhoods; Help Stop the Spread PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Koppers Holdings Inc., a Pittsburgh-based integrated global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds, has partnered with the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh (ULGP) to launch a community-wide fund to obtain and distribute [...]

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