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Above: A mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as surrendering to U.S. Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing the border June 25 near McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Families Belong Together


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Opening speaker April Ryan, author and political analyst for CNN, discussed current threats to the First Amendment the conference held on June 21.
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Philanthropy and the First Amendment


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Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest community foundations and is the 13th largest of more than 750 community foundations across the United States.
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The Power to Do Great Things


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The Center for Philanthropy is a unique resource that provides donors with opportunities to make a bigger impact with their charitable giving. Through the Center, the Change Agents in Education program explored design thinking methods to foster unity and diversity awareness at school.
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The Center for Philanthropy


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Elise M. McClung, pictured with her daughter, Anasjae, 10, at Grillin’ for a Cause, a fundraising cookout Elise organized for the Black and White Ball, which benefits families with emergency and ongoing needs. McClung is a single woman raising a child — a demographic category with about 30,000 members in Allegheny County and is a focus of our organizing principle, 100 Percent Pittsburgh.
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100 Percent Pittsburgh


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The dome of the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg is an iconic symbol of the region's history of civic engagement and leadership.
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The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County


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The Pittsburgh Foundation 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.

Community Forum

Community Matters

Families Belong Together

“We have taken refugees and undocumented children for years. . . including those unaccompanied by their parents. . . but this situation of taking in children being separated at the border, this is the first time we have ever experienced this. I can’t answer basic questions: What does this mean? When will they be reunited? How are these separations going to affect these children, their parents and this country? This is unprecedented.”

In The Headlines

Chronicle: Project Hunger

Project Hunger is a station-wide initiative to bring awareness to food insecurity issues in the greater Pittsburgh area. The hour-long program focuses on what food insecurity really looks like and the army of volunteers and advocates who strive to connect wholesome food with those who need it.

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News Release

Pittsburgh Foundation begins search for new CEO

The 18-member board of The Pittsburgh Foundation is embarking on a search for a new president, one that its chair said will be transparent, thorough and comprehensive, especially in seeking perspectives from a range of Pittsburgh stakeholders.

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Small communities are big winners in Revitalizing Westmoreland grants

A community-focused program that encourages new, creative ways to revitalize communities in Westmoreland County has made $143,000 in new grants to small communities. The grants will fund nine small-to-medium sized innovative, capital projects. To spur local investment in the projects, communities that receive Revitalizing Westmoreland grants must also raise additional dollars on their own to fully fund the projects.