Kidsburgh Hero Sasha Likhachev created Teens4Tutors to help kids during the pandemic

“Middle school-aged students look up to and admire high school-aged students, so having a mentor or tutor who is an enthusiastic learner can be inspirational for them.”

This Kidsburgh Hero found his voice as a youth activist working for social justice

“His passion is there. He lives it, he feels it, he’s been through it. And he can verbalize it so well.”

Wesley Richards and Kerry L. Francis

Kidsburgh Hero: This first-grader organized a food drive to help the homeless

“It gives us a great feeling inside knowing we’ve reached out and made a positive difference in the life of someone less fortunate.”

Kidsburgh Heroes: Brother-sister duo brighten community through volunteering

“No matter how busy you are it’s always so wonderful to volunteer because the experience is so rewarding,”

The best ways for kids to enjoy Pirate games and Riverhounds games

Bring your A-game along on Pittsburgh family outings to Riverhounds games at Highmark Stadium and Pirates games at PNC Park with tips from parents who know the score.

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Millvale Community Library celebrates the heroes who made it happen

A Celebration of Learning and Innovation on April 15 will honor the champions of the Millvale Community Library.

9 martial-arts studios we love for pre-K kids

Kidsburgh offers a roundup of nine local studios that cater to Pittsburgh’s youngest karate kids.

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‘The Nayika Project’ celebrates heroines of Indian culture

Presented as part of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s India in Focus showcase, The Nayika Project uses music, dance and spoken word to create a modern take on heroines of classical Indian myth.

5 Pittsburgh early childhood educators who can change your family’s life

Kidsburgh is proud to recognize five Pittsburgh early childhood educators who are changing our lives for the better–one family at a time.

Kidsburgh Hero: Rachel Makary and Volunteer Princesses

Rachel Makary is the founder of Volunteer Princesses–a Pittsburgh organization bringing costumed characters to hospitals, shelters, community events and birthday parties for FREE!

Kidsburgh Hero: Burgh Man, Pittsburgh’s very own superhero

Meet Burgh Man, aka A. Mark Bedillion. A retired mental health worker, he uses his super powers in his mission to promote health lifestyles and address issues facing our kids.

25 reasons to raise kids in Pittsburgh

25 reasons why Pittsburgh is a great place to raise kids.

Hear Me: Kids’ voices ringing out

Bonny Yeager’s favorite story from the Hear Me project–so far–comes from a kid named Calvin, responding to a book about Jackie Robinson. Asked to name his own hero, Calvin says: “My hero […]

Q & A: Gregg Behr

Why Kidsburgh? In one word, “Kidsburgh” conveys an idea and sensibility that Pittsburgh is committed to improving the lives of children.  Plus, it’s aspirational — “Kidsburgh” commits us to work […]

Cool Things to Do with Kids in Pittsburgh

Saturday mornings at the home of any parent:  “What are we going to DO today?”  What if you could answer that plaintive wail with an absolutely dazzling idea, something your […]