UPDATE About Emergency Food Drive for LGBTQ Homeless Youth via Proud Haven

Last week, we shared the news from Proud Haven that they are in urgent need of food related gift cards during December. Proud Haven’s Lindsey Sickler told me they expect to serve at least 30 youth this month. Some will need coats and clothing; almost all of them will need food. Hunger is a tremendous issue […]

Let’s Remember Teens Can Be Lonely at The Holidays, Too

When I worked for a foster care agency, it used to break my heart that the teens were often lost in the system. And as the person who organized the holiday projects, it fell to me to figure out how to solicit donations appropriate for their age group. This is not easy. Most programs are […]

Holiday Giving Opportunities

The Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project is challenging you to organize a modest tote drive (25 bags) to be eligible to win some pretty nice stuff – Penguins box seats, overnight stay at a local Inn, movie passes, gift baskets and a $50 gift card to The Cheesecake Factory. You can probably collect 25 bags by […]

Holiday Project? How About a Grab Bag to Benefit Your Neighbors …

Just a lil reminder that there is still plenty of time to set up a holiday tote bag drive to help our hungry neighbors during the holidays.  Courtesy of The Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project. So far several folks have stepped forward to pitch in Cassandra’s Floral Animal Nature Concepts Management Group (Forest Hills) Pittsburgh Public […]