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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.

WTAE-TV

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Search starting for Pittsburgh Foundation's next CEO

The community foundation’s board chair, Edith Shapira, on Thursday said that Boston-based Isaacson, Miller has been retained to manage the search, which is expected to be an eight- to nine-month process. Shapira and Walter Smith, who heads the board’s governance committee, are co-chairing the search committee.

Pittsburgh Business Times

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You may not recall Neighbor-Aid, but foundations teamed up to help families in trouble

Neighbor-Aid came together in early 2009, shortly after a federal report spelled out just how devastating the nationwide recession was and after it became evident that the community’s need for services would overwhelm the budgets of local nonprofits. “I think we didn’t believe this could happen to us as a nation,” said Jeanne Pearlman, senior vice president for Program and Policy at the Pittsburgh Foundation, who was the foundation’s education grants officer in 2008.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Online fundraiser in May to benefit food pantries

The Pittsburgh Foundation has scheduled a daylong, online giving event on May 1 to benefit regional food pantries and nonprofit organizations that supply them. The event is part of the philanthropy’s series of Critical Needs Alerts that since 2013 have raised nearly $4 million to help people impacted by homelessness, hunger and other basic human needs.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette