Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania (PFWPA) provides service, support and education for those living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and their families. All monies raised by PFWPA remain in Western Pennsylvania, and the support the 15,000+ people who have been diagnosed with PD. Parkinson’s is the fasting growing neurological disease in the world.
Assemble is a nonprofit organization and community space for arts and technology education located in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood.
At our core, our mission is to build confidence through making. By creating approachable opportunities for learners of all ages to engage with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) based activities.
Community and Outreach
Located at 4824 Penn Avenue puts us right in the middle of Pittsburgh’s Friendship, Garfield, and Bloomfield neighborhoods. Assemble is proud to connect the children in our neighborhood with fun events and workshops to help kindle their interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Assemble is a space to generate and share ideas. To that end, we welcome people who know things and people who want to know things into our community. Whether it’s a workshop for kids on how solar panels work, or an exhibition using modern technology to recreate the experience of a local farm in our space, Assemble is dedicated to sharing more ideas with more people.
Breakthrough Pittsburgh is a tuition-free, six-year academic program that is dedicated to creating a community of students that have access to programs and resources that enrich their knowledge, experiences, and skills. It is a vibrant learning community, where highly motivated students matriculate to and graduate from college, many as the first in their families to do so, and current college students emerge as leaders who are inspired to become the next generation of educators and child advocates.
Pittsburgh Black Pride envisions the City of Pittsburgh to be a place where all members of the Black LGBTQIA+ community feel welcome, safe, and accepted for who they are.
The mission of Pittsburgh Black Pride is to provide entertainment, social information, and health education to Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Ally (LGBTQIA+) individuals and families in the City of Pittsburgh and across Southwest Pennsylvania.
Foster Love Project (FLP), a Wilkinsburg-based 5013c, exists to show love in action to children impacted by foster and kinship care through the provision of goods, services, and support to ensure all children, no matter their family composition, will be treated with dignity and self-worth, so they are empowered to thrive.
The Foster Love Project Bag program was launched in 2014 by founder and current Executive Director Kelly Hughes, a foster and adoptive parent, to care for children in foster care and support kinship and foster families residing in western Pennsylvania and those within driving distance. Since its establishment as a 5013c organization in 2016, and thanks to generous partners and volunteers, Foster Love Project has supported over 17,000 children and 3,000 children annually through seven intentionally designed and critical programs.