Apply Now for the Spring 2015 Love Your Block Grant!
Is there an overgrown vacant lot in your neighborhood that is an eyesore? servePGH is now accepting applications for mini-grants to transform that blighted property into a community focal point. To learn more, attend our info session on Tuesday, 1/6 at 6:00 PM in the City County Building, 414 Grant Street (room 646) or get more information here.
MLK Day of Service
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, servePGH along with the SCA served in Schenley Park on Monday January 19th. Volunteers cut invasive vines from trees and put together milkweed seed packets to provide food sources for Monarch butterflies. In addition, Give a Thread had a box for clothing donations to help the University of Pittsburgh break the World record for largest clothing drive.
Be an Angel This Year!
Snow Angels matches neighbors with neighbors to shovel the walks of those who are unable to do this on their own. Volunteers impact lives in our community by ensuring our more vulnerable neighbors continue to have access to essential services such as home-delivered meals and medications during the harsh winter months. Sign up here and become a Snow Angel today!
Congratulations to Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council!
ServePGH is proud to announce that Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council is the winner of the Love Your Block "best block transformation" award for the fall 2014 season. Volunteers transformed a vacant lot, revived a community garden, building scaffolding for raspberry vines, adding a new neighborhood sign and planting a spruce tree that they plan to decorate for the holidays every year. See all the pictures here!
City Council and Mayors Office Staff Come Together with servePGH and WPC to Winterize Gardens at Point State Park
On Thursday October 2nd, The Office of Mayor William Peduto and City Council members and staff demonstrated their volunteer spirit by partnering with The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy to complete an end-of-season gardening project at Point State Park.