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News

Kenneth Kidd Appointed Executive Director of FOCUS North America

PITTSBURGH, PA, FEBRUARY 2020 — FOCUS North America appoints Kenneth Kidd as the Executive Director.  Kidd has served as the Development Director for FOCUS North America for over two years, …

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Orthodox Impact in Urban Neighborhoods – Listen to FOCUS on Ancient Faith

FOCUS North America’s Interim Executive Director, Kenneth Kidd, and Fr. Paul Abernathy, Executive Director of the newly created Neighborhood Resilience Project, discuss the Orthodox impact in Urban Neighborhoods with Fr. …

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FOCUS Orange County

Conference Participants Fill 100+ Bags For The Homeless

Attendees of the Annual Saint Herman’s West Youth Conference filled over 100 blessing bags to share with the homeless! Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Los Angeles, CA, hosted the conference from …

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FOCUS House - Minnesota

Join a FOCUS Minnesota Volunteer Team

FOCUS Minnesota’s programs have continued to grow since we arrived in St. Paul’s Capitol Rice neighborhood a little more than a year ago. We officially opened our doors for service …

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YES

NEW: “Call” to Action

Join YES on January 7th at 9:30 pm EST for our first monthly ZOOM “Call” to Action. What is this? A video call gathering together people (all are welcome!) to …

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FOCUS DetroitNews

New FOCUS Detroit Director – Welcome To The Team!

Join us in welcoming Adam Murphy as the new director of FOCUS Detroit! Adam is ready to hit the ground running with new volunteer opportunities and initiatives. We are excited …

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YES

Without Someone to Die For

If I let myself, I could spend a lot of time thinking about everything I would be able to do if I didn’t have the people in my life who …

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News

FOCUS North America Announces Neighborhood Resilience Project

FOCUS North America announces the creation of a new Pittsburgh-based organization, the Neighborhood Resilience Project (NRP), which will be continuing trauma-informed services launched by FOCUS North America in the Hill …

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YES

Alethia’s College Day Testimony

One of our amazing YES community members attended a College Day in Chicago earlier in October. Here is Alethia’s testimony: “In the busy life of a college student, we are …

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