2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS


ACHIEVA - Advocate’s travel to meet at homes to determine what services children with disabilities have

Advisory Board on Autism and Related Disorders - Facilitate support group meetings.

Anchorpoint Counseling Ministries - Support and empower single mothers and their children who are underprivileged and in need of mental health and educational services

Assemble - Materials, teachers, equipment for STEM afterschool program outreach and planning

Auberle - Facility for troubled children and families to heal, for extra-curricular activities

Bentworth Blessings - Expand Bentworth School District hygiene and emergency needs program

Blessings from Above - Serve community by giving blankets and coats to those in need

Christ the Redeemer Diaper Pantry - Help with hygiene supplies and diapers for families with babies

Dress for Success Pittsburgh - Empower women to exit poverty, providing essentials - underwear, socks, haircut etc. for interviews

East End Cooperative Ministries - Purchase equipment for workforce training program, Sew Forward, to enter the labor market

Family House - Provide 3 homes for 100 nights for families of cancer or transplant patients, offsetting rates for those who can't pay

Family Promise of Southwestern PA - Transportation to jobs, appointments and interviews

Genesis of Pittsburgh - Pregnancy support, infant CPR training for new instructor, gas cards

South Park Meals on Wheels - Purchase compartment trays, Ziploc bags and other supplies for meals

Jameson's Army - Provide 5 meals and opportunity for hospitalized child to socialize with other children

Jubilee Association - Provide subsidized preschool daycare and education, enabling single moms and families to maintain everyday expenses

Lemoyne Community Center - Purchase supplies to serve and deliver food for afterschool homework program and summer camp

Lending Hearts - Provide Free Lunch and learn nutrition programs at Children's Hospital Pediatric Oncology department facilitating emotional and social support

Little Sisters of the Poor- Provide over the bed tables for elderly poor in nursing home

Meals on Wheels of Peters Township - Help cover cost of meals for clients who can't afford $5/day fee

New Century Careers - Provide low-income high school students entry- level machinist training

Oakland Planning and Development Corporation - Support pilot program for driver education for low-income women to obtain work

Pennsylvania Elks Major Projects - Provide free in-home support for women with disabilities

Prime Time Adult Care - Give financial assistance to clients with functional impairments and/or Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh - Provide funds to support Low-income seniors with house repairs for safety and health

Samaritan Counseling, Guidance, Consulting - Subsidize psychological counseling for woman of which many are single moms, abused, unemployed, depressed or anxious

Sister's Place - Support Staff training, afterschool educational and recreational activities and summer camp

Sojourner House - Support for addicts and to set up recovery housing program

South Hills Interfaith Ministries - Help prepare the children of immigrants and refugees for kindergarten

The Children's Home - Purchase breast milk for milk bank for medically fragile infants

The Intersection - Help fund photo ids for jobs, rental grants and utility bills for homeless or low-income

The Salvation Army - Support summer learning program in reading, math and science for disadvantaged youth 

The Still Remembered Project - Help fund multiple still birth events, gifts for moms, craft days, photos, and activities for people grieving loss of child

Village of FPC - Install outdoor shed to protect playground toys and strollers for children of low-income mothers obtaining college education

Ward Home - Fund program for at-risk foster teenage moms to clean, store their belongings, and to be inspired in their living spaces

Washington City Mission - Help fund Avis Arbor Women and Children's Shelter refurbishing

Watchful Shepherd USA - Fund Equipment, monitoring and training

Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh - Provide counseling and advocacy for moms and children

WOMEN are proud to have distributed $53,580 in 2018 to the following charities, the Jefferson Award, and monthly charities. 

GRANT RECIPIENTS

We are happy to announce that one of our grant recipients, Kellie D. Wild, IMPACTS Program Director for East End Cooperative Ministry has won The Fred McFeely Rogers Award for Creative Ministry from The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

For more than 24 years, Kellie Wild has worked in senior management positions to serve people living in poverty, including the homeless. In 2012 Kellie assumed her current job as IMPACTS program director for East End Cooperative Ministry. She ensures that all EECM’s services align with the overarching goal of breaking the cycles of poverty, addiction, and homelessness.

 Her volunteer work has included service on the boards of Church Union, Foundation of HOPE, and Three Rivers Walk to Emmaus; the advisory board of the Seminary’s Metro-Urban Institute; and various committees of the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference of the UMC. She is a founding member and the first president of the Women’s Law Association of Duquesne University’s School of Law.

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