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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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. [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

Take Charge of Your Health: Coronavirus

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 [...]

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