Christopher Keough – Kidsburgh https://www.kidsburgh.org You Are Here. Fri, 19 Jun 2020 12:59:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://i0.wp.com/www.kidsburgh.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-Kidsburgh_PinLogo_RGB.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Christopher Keough – Kidsburgh https://www.kidsburgh.org 32 32 74569000 What do you want to be when you grow up? CCChampions helps kids with cancer envision a future https://www.kidsburgh.org/what-do-you-want-to-be-when-you-grow-up-ccchampions-helps-kids-with-cancer-envision-a-future/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-do-you-want-to-be-when-you-grow-up-ccchampions-helps-kids-with-cancer-envision-a-future https://www.kidsburgh.org/what-do-you-want-to-be-when-you-grow-up-ccchampions-helps-kids-with-cancer-envision-a-future/#respond Mon, 29 Oct 2018 22:05:27 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=48163 “It was amazing to see their eyes light up when they shared that they wanted to be a dancer or a hockey player and everything in between.”

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Football great Curtis Martin returns home to give kids a safe place to play and grow in Homewood https://www.kidsburgh.org/football-great-curtis-martin-returns-home-to-give-kids-a-safe-place-to-play-and-grow-in-homewood/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=football-great-curtis-martin-returns-home-to-give-kids-a-safe-place-to-play-and-grow-in-homewood https://www.kidsburgh.org/football-great-curtis-martin-returns-home-to-give-kids-a-safe-place-to-play-and-grow-in-homewood/#respond Mon, 01 Oct 2018 20:32:31 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=47666 “Even when something seems out of reach, don’t ever stop reaching for it. Be insistent, consistent, and don’t ever give up.”

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Kidsburgh Q&A: Nina Barbuto of Assemble and that $50,000 grant https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-qa-nina-barbuto-of-assemble-and-that-50000-grant/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kidsburgh-qa-nina-barbuto-of-assemble-and-that-50000-grant https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-qa-nina-barbuto-of-assemble-and-that-50000-grant/#respond Wed, 09 May 2018 21:04:12 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=44746 “Hey, we have good news and bad news. We’re not going to have the event in your space, but we’d like to give you this $50,000 grant.”

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Kidsburgh Heroes: Annie Yonas and Griffin Kerstetter mark 7 years of quilt-making for Pittsburgh homeless https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-heroes-annie-yonas-and-griffin-kerstetter-mark-7-years-of-quilt-making-for-pittsburgh-homeless/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kidsburgh-heroes-annie-yonas-and-griffin-kerstetter-mark-7-years-of-quilt-making-for-pittsburgh-homeless https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-heroes-annie-yonas-and-griffin-kerstetter-mark-7-years-of-quilt-making-for-pittsburgh-homeless/#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:27:02 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=44437 “I’m not sure there’s a way to solve the problem (of homelessness). But there’s a way to improve it and we all have a role to play.”

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Never-say-no Pittsburgh dad launches new STEAM lab at Obama Academy https://www.kidsburgh.org/never-say-no-pittsburgh-dad-launches-new-steam-lab-obama-academy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=never-say-no-pittsburgh-dad-launches-new-steam-lab-obama-academy https://www.kidsburgh.org/never-say-no-pittsburgh-dad-launches-new-steam-lab-obama-academy/#respond Tue, 02 Jan 2018 15:30:18 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=42305 “It all began with the parents coming together. They recognized the gap in our students being prepared for 21st-century problem solving, and resolved to create a space that is as good as what other schools have.”

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New Pittsburgh-based Best4Baby to support doulas and match them with expectant moms https://www.kidsburgh.org/new-pittsburgh-based-service-best4baby-matches-doulas-expectant-moms/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-pittsburgh-based-service-best4baby-matches-doulas-expectant-moms https://www.kidsburgh.org/new-pittsburgh-based-service-best4baby-matches-doulas-expectant-moms/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:07:06 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=37964 “We’re like the eHarmony for doulas and moms.”

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Kidsburgh Hero: Bidding good-bye to Miss Yvonne from the Children’s Museum https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-hero-bidding-good-by-to-miss-yvonne-from-the-childrens-museum/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kidsburgh-hero-bidding-good-by-to-miss-yvonne-from-the-childrens-museum https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-hero-bidding-good-by-to-miss-yvonne-from-the-childrens-museum/#respond Fri, 12 May 2017 21:36:27 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=35221 “I always felt like the pied piper when we’d march out the door."

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Q&A: Jake Seltman of Grow Pittsburgh on growing kid-size urban gardeners https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-qa-jake-seltman-grow-pittsburgh-developing-kid-size-urban-gardeners/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kidsburgh-qa-jake-seltman-grow-pittsburgh-developing-kid-size-urban-gardeners https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-qa-jake-seltman-grow-pittsburgh-developing-kid-size-urban-gardeners/#respond Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:06:33 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=34329 "Kids who wouldn’t touch a salad have such great enthusiasm when they’ve been involved in growing it. If kids grow kale, then kids will eat kale."

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Uber and The Ellis School are driving girls toward tech careers https://www.kidsburgh.org/uber-ellis-school-driving-girls-toward-tech-careers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=uber-ellis-school-driving-girls-toward-tech-careers https://www.kidsburgh.org/uber-ellis-school-driving-girls-toward-tech-careers/#respond Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:20:54 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=34034 Leading by example is one way to get girls interested in tech careers. A group of women from Uber recently offered professional advice to Ellis School students.

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Kidsburgh Hero: Pittsburgh teen talks Remake Learning at SXSWedu https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-hero-pittsburgh-teen-participates-sxswedu/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kidsburgh-hero-pittsburgh-teen-participates-sxswedu https://www.kidsburgh.org/kidsburgh-hero-pittsburgh-teen-participates-sxswedu/#respond Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:31:24 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=32314 A spirited high school senior, who lost both parents, succeeds academically and personally. Her participation in a SXSWedu panel on Remake Learning exemplifies her drive.

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Two moms create ‘Flexable’ way to find last-minute child care https://www.kidsburgh.org/flexable/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=flexable https://www.kidsburgh.org/flexable/#respond Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:34:57 +0000 http://www.kidsburgh.org/?p=28992 For parents who work outside traditional daily schedules, finding part-time day care can be difficult. Enter Flexable, a new service that matches parents with child care providers.

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