“Staff from FOCUS Pittsburgh (Food, Opportunity, Clothing, Understanding and Shelter), a social service nonprofit in the Hill District, knew some residents there and believed they would successfully pioneer a new
Crowdfunding campaign raising money to feed needy children in Beaver Falls. Click HERE to read the full Times article about FOCUS West Central PA feeding
FOCUS’ own YES leader Kamal Hourani was featured in The Word Magazine’s March issue. Click on the image blow to read the story!
“We recycle kitchens and repurpose them for the greater good. Not only because it’s an eco-friendly and savvy way to renovate, saving homeowners thousands of dollars on their
“Following in the footsteps of Sts Cyril and Methodios, and demonstrating in concrete action their renewed commitment to hands-on missionary work, the National Senior ACRY (American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Youth)
FOCUS Pittsburgh began a conversation about community trauma about five years ago, according to Director Rev. Paul Abernathy. “We really began to ask are we healthy enough to sustain opportunity.
“Trauma-Informed Community Development grew out of research that found underlying causes of violence, homelessness, joblessness, poverty, addiction and abuse in exposure to chronic emotional stress and trauma. The premise is