The Alle-Kiski Area Hope Center

The Alle-Kiski Area Hope Center, founded in 1979, is a nonprofit organization that aims to eradicate domestic violence through prevention and education, while providing safe haven and resources to victims. The Hope Center’s staff understands that victims of domestic violence often must uproot their lives in order to find safety—leaving their homes and belongings behind. […]

Hill House Economic Development Corporation

Urban redevelopment.  Two words that hide a plethora of variables and nuances wrapped up in a noteworthy and admirable goal. Cities across the United States, to varying levels and intensities, all suffer from sections wrought with violence, poverty, and criminal activity.  Their current condition repels or dissuades the necessary individuals and organizations to facilitate change, […]

Truth X Vision – Nonprofit Profile

Truth x Vision is an innovative nonprofit organization that empowers young people to make a difference in the world by honing in on their individual talents and interests. Founded in 2008 by Kris Asleson, who was just 16 at the time, the organization is in tune with the needs and interests of young people. Asleson […]

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council: Opening Up Lives Through Education

The Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) offers a wide range of free literacy programs to the community, including basic reading, writing and math, GED training, computer and workplace skills, English as a Second Language instruction and health literacy. From the Mt. Lebanon home of Mary Yardumian, the GPLC formed in 1976 with meager roots and just […]

The Urban Impact Foundation

Changing lives one person, one family, one block at a time. That is the inspirational mission statement of the Urban Impact Foundation.  Founded by Pastor Ed Glover in 1995, Urban Impact serves the North Side of Pittsburgh through a wide array of after-school and summer programs for underprivileged youth.  Mentors, staff, and volunteers participate in […]