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On Aug. 19, the #ONEDAY Critical Needs Alert will help our entire community to get behind the 190+ nonprofits nonprofits in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties helping vulnerable populations during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
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A makeshift memorial and mural outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis where George Floyd was murdered by police officers on May 25, 2020. Mural by artists Xena Goldman, Cadex Herrera and Greta McLain with help from Niko Alexander and Pablo Hernandez. Photo by Artyom Tonoyan. Used with permission.
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The Pittsburgh Foundation, its resources comprise endowment funds established by individuals, businesses and organizations with a passion for charitable giving and a deep commitment to the Pittsburgh region.
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The Pittsburgh Foundation, established in 1945, works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to the critical needs of the community.

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Community Matters

COVID-19 recovery is possible for America with Congress on our side

We’re all facing tough decisions right now. For some, these impossible choices have life-changing impact. When a single mom pays her rent, that may mean she misses a car payment, putting transportation to her job in jeopardy. And without her job, will eviction then follow? It’s a vicious cycle, and one that we need to break.

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Pittsburgh activists, influencers to appear on season 5 premiere of CNN documentary

Those featured include 1Hood Media founder and CEO Jasiri X, state Rep. Summer Lee, D-Swissvale, co-founder and editor-in-chief of VerySmartBrothas Damon Young, and Wasi Mohamed, former executive director of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh. The episode was filmed in January. After it airs, members of 1Hood Media will host a live Facebook Chat to share their experiences since the taping.

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Bold Action Needed: Lisa Schroeder, Grant Oliphant, Gregg Behr

Regional leaders address population loss and Pittsburgh’s future, including Pittsburgh Foundation President and CEO Lisa Schroeder. "We will not survive and thrive unless we connect our citizens—all of them—with viable employment (and a way to get there), safe affordable housing, robust K–12 education and health care."


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Learn more about the Emergency Action Fund

On March 16, the Emergency Action Fund was setup by The Pittsburgh Foundation and its regional partners to accept donations from individuals, foundations and businesses so that funds could be allocated rapidly to nonprofits on the front lines of the COVID-19 response. Please consider donating to the Fund, learn more about it and the grants distributed to the nonprofits it helped.