$4.4 million from Heinz Endowments to support child care programs, from prenatal to age 3

“The pandemic ripped open the curtain on the precarious state of our nation’s early childhood care and education system.”

Space is the next frontier for Pittsburgh kids with sky-high ambitions

“We are creating a true ecosystem, from middle school to high school all the way through college and ultimately in industry. You can live and work in space in Pittsburgh.”

Joey and Christy Porter develop a former church and school into a Sheraden community hub

“Our mission is to be great neighbors and service providers.”

Children’s Museum partners with Target on nationwide toy launch

The curated kits teach kids about compassion and selflessness through activities such as puzzles, origami, crafts and letter writing.

BotsIQ awarded $498,000 grant to train Pittsburgh middle school kids in robotics and manufacturing

The program gives students hands-on learning experiences in four technical areas.

Love Mister Rogers? You can buy the house where he once lived

Pittsburghers have the distinct pleasure of saying they live in Mister Rogers’ neighborhood. But few can say they live in his house.

Kids with cancer love to hate Michael’s Meanies, an outlet for their fear and anxiety

Michael heard a little girl crying, and he wanted to give her something to help take her fear and frustration away.

Top 10 events for Pittsburgh kids in March

This month brings a wonderful collection of events, from family dance parties to a free cookie decorating class.

Top 13 February events for kids in Pittsburgh

We view February as the Wednesday of winter, the halfway month where we can spot a hint of spring in every crocus and robin outside the window. But it’s also […]

Grieving families find support and comfort through Angels By Your Side

Human connection is important, especially when going through a tragedy.

Single Mom Defined grows as a support group of moms helping moms

“Being a single mom during the pandemic has taken stress to a new level.”

11 top January events for kids in Pittsburgh

The new year breaks open with lots of cool things to do with kids

5-year-old Noah Robbins found his forever home after 3 years in foster care

“People are constantly telling us that we’re good people for adopting Noah, but we’re the lucky ones.”

Baden school buys 520 ukuleles for virtual and COVID-safe music classes

“It’s giving kids confidence and a way to get their frustrations out.”

10 top kid-friendly Pittsburgh events in December

December is fueled by outdoor and indoor delights for kids in Pittsburgh.

Squirrel Hill’s Wightman Park renovation welcomes all ages, abilities and interests

“This park should be a model for all the parks in Pittsburgh.”

10 family-focused November events in Pittsburgh

This Top 10 compilation of family activities will entertain kids with high-energy outdoor fun and cool virtual programming.

There’s hope for postpartum depression with new drug from Magee-Womens Hospital

“This medication has a rapid onset, with most patients reporting effects within 24 hours after completing the infusion.”

Michael Keaton to the rescue with bus-stop meals for Pittsburgh kids

Pittsburgh non-profits wanted to find a solution to help bring food closer to kids.

Top 9 family events in March in Pittsburgh

The month is jam-packed with events that’ll make your kids roar with excitement.


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