Here’s how to be a coronavirus hero and help struggling families in Pittsburgh

Support organizations and efforts helping people affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Emerging Leaders Program in Mon Valley helps kids achieve their college dreams

“This is the best thing in the whole school because it helps you with college, financial aid, money, everything!”

Benefits of student mentoring go both ways

“Ninety-five percent of the parents said they had seen a change in the behavior of (the) student in regards to desire to go to school, interest in academic studies, even small things like being more kind to siblings.”

Family Volunteering Challenge

Many people want to volunteer but think it’s too hard when they have kids.  Now, the United Way is making it easy for families with their “Families for Good Challenge.” […]

Nikkia Ingram

Kidsburgh Hero: This school security guard is making a big difference in students’ lives

Can one person make a difference? Meet school guard Nikkia Ingram, who looks out for students beyond personal safety.

United Way

Kidsburgh Q&A: Tanya Baronti on new role as director of United for Children

In her new role at United Way, one goal for Tanya Baronti is to bring families and communities closer together.

Coaching Boys Into Men Program Making a Difference

A program called Coaching Boys Into Men works to reduce dating violence and sexual assault by leveraging the influence of coaches, and it’s working in more than 30 school districts across Western Pennsylvania.

PPG paints the town with Colorful Communities program

Local volunteers brighten up preschools, teen centers and classrooms through PPG’s Colorful Communities initiative.