In celebration of Amazon being ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by the ACSI —and to say thank you to our customers for their support—on Thursday, March 16 only, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times our usual donation rate) of the price of eligible products customers purchase at smile.amazon.com. This offer begins at 12:00 AM Pacific Time, and expires at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. This is a great way to help the families at Sojourner House and Sojourner House MOMS while you shop! Please feel free to share. … [Read more...] about March 16th – Amazon will be donating 5% on eligible purchases to Sojourner House!
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HCEF awarded Sophie Roe a grant to recently conduct a science workshop for children. Roe calls Pittsburgh, PA her home and is currently attending Pomona College in Claremont, CA. The grant for this science learning project was given by The Draper Center for Community Partnerships, Pomona's community engagement center, where Roe works as a student coordinator. When asked, Roe chose to do the workshop at Sojourner House MOMS, “because I was familiar with [MOMS] as I worked there as a volunteer in high school … I always had so much fun working with the children of [MOMS] as a high school volunteer, and I thought it would be fun to come back and teach some science." The three-week workshop focused on introducing plant and human cells. The children at MOMS learned about photosynthesis, … [Read more...] about HCEF Children’s Science Workshop at Sojourner House MOMS
Art Expressions lead an ornament making class with 5 children from Sojourner House MOMS at Sankofa. The children ranged from age 5 to age 12. First, the children were given a small, canvas board to paint on. Then, they were given sequins and beads to glue onto their painted ornament. The children had so much fun mixing the colors and bouncing ideas off of each other. Everyone who participated created a unique and beautiful ornament. … [Read more...] about Art Expressions Class for the Children at Sojourner House MOMS
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Midas has generously partnered with the Sojourner House for fundraising! For a donation of just $20 you will receive a card with two coupons: one “free” and “half-off” a second regular oil change –or– you can redeem the coupons for $20 and $15 off any service. Most Pittsburgh area Midas locations are participating. Please see the coupon for all the details of this special offer. 100% of your $20 donation through the Midas fundraiser supports the mission of Sojourner House. Plus through the end of this year the FISA Foundation will match your contribution dollar-for-dollar! Act now and your $20 will double to $40 which could provide the children at Sojourner House with snow boots and supplies for extra-curricular school activities! YOU can HELP! To buy or sell the Midas coupons, … [Read more...] about Midas Fundraiser to Support Sojourner House
A record-breaking 375 guests attended the 12th Annual Victorian Tea on April 10, raising over $60,000. The event was chaired by Christie Smith, Sojourner House board member and Sojourner House MOMS board treasurer. Special thanks to honorary co-chairs Pittsburgh City Councilman Dan Gilman and his wife Amanda Gilman. Kathy Slencak, Manager of Public Relations at CentiMark Corporation and CentiMark Foundation was this year's Pearl of Hope recipient. Brenda Waters, anchor and reporter for KDKA-TV, was the event emcee. The event featured a silent auction, basket raffle, and program that included live testimonials of Sojourner House and Sojourner House MOMS graduates. Guests were among a unique audience to view the debut of a new video, "Fight Song," set to pop-artist Rachel Platten's … [Read more...] about Thank you, Victorian Tea supporters!