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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

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 [...]

URA, Urban League among those providing assistance to Pittsburghers in need due to coronavirus pandemic

2020-04-08T09:37:28-04:00April 8th, 2020|Making News, Uncategorized|

Originally published: March 26, 2020 Pittsburgh New Courier Post By: Rob Taylor, Jr. Pittsburgh is a ghost town. Which, in this case, is a good thing. A great thing. COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, is trying its best to spread throughout Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, the state of Pennsylvania, the United States of America, and the globe. [...]

Local Agencies Join Forces To Help With Rent, Mortgage and Utility Payments

2020-04-08T09:33:12-04:00April 8th, 2020|Making News|

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh’s (URA) Board of Directors this afternoon approved a new program for households at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI) who have been affected by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Housing Stabilization Fund is designed to provide short-term assistance to workers [...]

March 2020

Take Charge of Your Health: Coronavirus

2020-03-24T09:42:59-04:00March 24th, 2020|Health, Making News, World|

Published: Pittsburgh New Courier Post. 3/18/2020 This special edition of the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on COVID-19 (also called “coronavirus”) and our communities. We hope this special edition can be a guide for residents in Allegheny County. Erricka Hager and Bee Schindler, community engagement coordinators, University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational [...]

February 2020

Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards Gala

2020-02-20T13:48:57-05:00February 20th, 2020|Making News|

Originally published: Pittsburgh Post Gazette 12/9/2019 When and where: Friday night at the Westin Hotel and Convention Center, Downtown. #LeadershipMatters: While the work of ending racism and creating a culture where everyone has a chance to thrive never stops, it is important to take moments to celebrate the great accomplishments of organizations like the Urban [...]

September 2019

RIDC donates Duquesne building to Urban League

2019-09-23T11:14:08-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Making News|

Originally published: Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 9/20/2019 The Regional Industrial Development Corp. of Southwestern Pennsylvania has donated a former business center in Duquesne to the nonprofit Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. The three-story Business Innovation Center is located on Library Place at Route 837, across from RIDC’s City Center of Duquesne, formerly U.S. Steel’s Duquesne Works. [...]

RIDC donates Duquesne building to the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

2019-09-23T10:28:33-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Making News|

Originally published: Pittsburgh Business Times, 9/20/2019 The Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania announced Friday that it had donated a three-story building in Duquesne to the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. The building was constructed in the late 1800s to early 1900s and served as an office building for Carnegie Steel, which later became [...]

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