formerly chronically homeless man in his new apartment

Check out the story in the Post-Gazette from the day after Thanksgiving Day about Louis Griggs who moved from our shelter to stable housing. Something to truly give thanks for! http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/11/28/Moving-up-Chronically-homeless-man-is-off-the-streets/stories/201411250184 Help make that Beginning December 8th, join The Pittsburgh Foundation for a special three-week PittsburghGives public campaign. Your donation at PittsburghGives.org of $25 or…

Your donation to Pleasant Valley Shelter gets matched!

Beginning December 8th, join The Pittsburgh Foundation for a special three-week PittsburghGives public campaign. Your donation at PittsburghGives.org of $25 or more will be matched dollar-for-dollar by The Pittsburgh Foundation up to $100,000. All funds will be distributed to area nonprofits serving our homeless population during this critical time. http://pittsburghgives.org/  

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Start your Holiday Shopping Early

alternativegiftcouponbook Instead of buying dad another tie that he doesn’t need this holiday season why not consider an Alternative Gift that will make him smile and help change the lives of others in need. Check out the NCM Alternative Gift Guide for ideas on ways to give back locally to others in need while giving…

I got the best paycheck ever!

Pat a regular volunteer at the food pantry recently told me— “I got the best paycheck. I was shopping with my husband at the grocery store and one of the women who come here to the pantry came up and gave me a great big hug. It was the best paycheck ever.” Volunteers are always…