At Sojourner House's signature fundraiser, the 14th Annual Victorian Tea, 350 guests attended the on Sunday, April 15, 2018, raising over $60,000. The event was chaired by Nancy Davis, Sojourner House board member. Special thanks to honorary chair, Karin Mayr, Founder and CEO of Sabika Jewelry. This year's Pearl of Hope recipient was Lynne Chadwick, CAO and Director of Risk & Compliance at BNY Mellon, and long-time Sojourner House supporter. Shannon Perrine, reporter for WTAE-TV's Action News, was the event emcee. The event featured a silent auction, basket raffle, and program that included a poetry reading from a Sojourner House graduate, and a live musical performance from Eric Granata and Nina Sainato. The program also included a proclamation from the City of Pittsburgh … [Read more...] about Thank you, 14th Annual Victorian Tea Supporters!
Please check out our new video! This video had its debut at the 14th Annual Victorian Tea. Sojourner House opened its doors to Chatham University's Words Without Walls program in 2012. During Words Without Walls, MFA students visit Sojourner House each week to teach creative writing. At the end of each semester, our residents present their work to the public during readings at local art galleries. Please watch the video to hear excerpts from the most recent Words Without Walls poetry reading. … [Read more...] about Words Without Walls Poetry Reading Video
Tickets are now on sale for Sojourner House's 14th Annual Victorian Tea! (Please note the early-bird ticket special offer!) Please help us celebrate the successes of our families and to support us as we continue our fight to keep families together so they can become healthy, productive citizens of our community. Please click here to purchase tickets We look forward to seeing you in April! … [Read more...] about You’re Invited! 14th Annual Victorian Tea Tickets Available Now!
Sojourner House's 14th Annual Victorian Tea - to take place Sunday, April 15, 2018, 2-4 p.m., at Pittsburgh's Grand Hall at the Priory - promises to be a very special afternoon, thanks to supporters of Sojourner House, new and old alike. Karin Mayr, founder and CEO of nationally renowned company Sabika Jewelry which is based in Pittsburgh, will be this year's honorary chair. Karin's story is an inspirational one. She started Sabika from her kitchen table, in Pittsburgh, during a time of financial need for her family. She was determined to build a company that connects women from all walks of life. She focused on creating beautiful, artisan-made jewelry rooted in her 20 year experience as a successful trend forecaster. She has since offered an entrepreneurial opportunity to thousands … [Read more...] about Sabika founder/CEO Karin Mayr named Victorian Tea honorary chair; long-time supporter Lynne Chadwick named Pearl of Hope recipient
Cool temperatures didn’t keep the Sojourner House and Sojourner House MOMS family from celebrating in a big way at its annual Sista to Sista Picnic on August 24, 2017, in Highland Park. Lots of fun and lots of food was had by all. The afternoon also included a heartfelt memorial service remembering loved ones the Sojourner House/MOMS family has lost this past year. … [Read more...] about Sista to Sista Picnic & Memorial Service 2017
Attention, back-to-school shoppers! You're invited to Alex and Ani Pittsburgh's "Charmed by Charity" event to support Sojourner House ... in Shadyside AND at Ross Park Mall! We hope you can stop by Alex and Ani Pittsburgh's "Charmed by Charity" event Wednesday, Aug. 23, 3-5 p.m., at 5505 Walnut St., Shadyside, and at Ross Park Mall. Enjoy refreshments and explore the newest Alex and Ani collections while supporting a wonderful cause ... 15 percent of all proceeds will be donated to support Sojourner House! A Sojourner House representative will be on hand to share information about this amazing organization. Please contact email@example.com to RSVP or for more information. … [Read more...] about Alex + Ani “Charmed by Charity” Fundraising Event to Support Sojourner House