existing services and, said Executive Director Carolyn Toth, “increase the library’s vitality in the digital age … by offering programming and physical spaces attractive to children and teens.” The Foundation also was named as a beneficiary at a fortuitous point initshistory:AtaboutthetimeofSuckling’sdeath,theBoardandstaffhad committed to a new organizing principle, 100 Percent Pittsburgh, which dedicates about 60 percent of discretionary grant resources to creating new opportunities for the 30 percent of Pittsburgh-area residents left out of therevitalizedeconomy.Suckling’sdirectivetotheFoundationmatchedup exactly with the 100 Percent Pittsburgh agenda: Additional grants of about $500,000willbedistributedeachyeartoagenciesandprogramsthatbenefit people living in poverty in and around Sewickley. Many only know Sewickley through surface views: a bucolic village with a boutique business district, and in the Heights, fabulous estates carved out acrossrollinghills.Fromthoseperspectives,theideaofhundredsofthousands ofdollarsflowingintotheareaeachyeartohelppeoplegetaccesstoavibrant economy is oxymoronic — even ridiculous, given needs elsewhere. YetSucklingknewthat,beyondthefaçadeof“thegoodlife”inSewickley proper,wellbeyondtheneighborhoodinwhichhewasbornandraised,there has been economic deprivation for decades. “We know a lot about poverty in Pittsburgh,” says Jeanne Pearlman, the Foundation’s senior vice president of ProgramandPolicy.“Andoverthepastthree years, we’ve begun looking at pockets of povertyoutsidethePittsburgharea.Having thisfundarriveonourdoorstephasallowed ustogoevenfurtherintocommunitiesthat peoplemightnotsuspectarereallyhurting. We’re following the donor’s lead on this.” The Sewickley Valley YMCA is among the first local institutions working with vulnerable populations in Sewickley and thesurroundingareatoreceivefundingfrom the Foundation to help finance ongoing operations aimed at helping those in need. “A lot of people think of Sewickley as a solution in search of a problem,” says Sewickley Valley YMCA CEO Trish Hooper. “They have this image that everyone here is wealthy. That’s not the case. The image of uniformwealthtendstomakeproblemsworse. Theimagemaskssomeofthechallengesthatstrugglingworkingfamilieshave.” The YMCA received a one-year, $40,000 grant to support scholarships for low-income children attending its 10-week Summer Day Camp in 2018. Theservicesofferedrunthegamutfromstate-licensedchildcare,mentoring for youths in the Teen Center, swimming lessons, including free lessons for childrenlivingwithAutismSpectrumDisorder,meals,andaccesstohealth and wellness programs. In2017,theYMCA issued183scholarshipsand$85,000inassistancefor theSummerDayCamp.“Wehad$45,000[forscholarships]andtheSuckling grant provided $40,000,” Hooper says. “This year’s assistance amount is Raymond Schubart Suckling, circa 1950s, in a photographic portrait provided by his family. 22 BEYOND THE WEALTH FAÇADE