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Secret Santa for Veterans

A favorite holiday tradition for many families, friends, and workplaces is Secret Santa. This is where everyone draws a name, purchases a small gift (usually under a set dollar amount) for the person they were assigned to, and then they...

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Happy Holidays from the Veterans Place

At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we would like to wish you Happy Holidays from our family to yours! We are so grateful for our volunteers, donors, sponsors, and all the others who contribute to our mission of ending homelessness...

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Veterans Place to hold Annual job Fair at the Pittsburgh Business Show

The Pittsburgh Business Show will serve as the host of Pittsburgh’s Largest Job Fair and fundraiser to benefit Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard. Our annual Job Fair will be held on May 5, 2020, during the Show at the David...

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Join Veterans Place for Giving Tuesday

Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard is excited to announce that we will be participating in Giving Tuesday on December 3rd, 2019. Our organization is one of four Veterans Organizations in the Pittsburgh area that are participating this year. The other...

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Veterans Place Open Newly-Remodeled Kitchen and Food Pantry

Veterans Place is excited to announce that we have reopened our newly-remodeled kitchen and food pantry! As part of our mission to give our Veterans the skills they need to grow and become self-sufficient, our Veterans can come to our...

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What Can You Do Over the Holidays to Help Veterans Place?

During this holiday season, you can get into the spirit of giving in many ways. From volunteering to donating items, there are a variety of ways to help Veterans Place provide for the Veterans of the Pittsburgh Region. With your...

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Deloitte Employees Make Big Impact on Pittsburgh Veterans

Over a hundred employees from Deloitte's Pittsburgh office spent Friday helping various veterans organizations during the firm's annual "Day of Impact" that takes place the first Friday in June. Auditors, tax consultants, lawyers and the managing partner of the Pittsburgh...

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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County collaborate to end Veterans Homelessness

Providers in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County have found housing for nearly 600 homeless veterans since then-President Obama challenged the country to end homelessness for ex-service members, officials said Tuesday. Pittsburgh and Allegheny County joined veteran advocacy groups in 2014 to...

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8-year-old takes lemonade stand profits, goes shopping for homeless veterans

Jake Steffey started a lemonade stand in Jefferson Hills that raised $415. Walmart matched the amount, and the 8-year-old boy decided to spend the profits on local homeless veterans. "I'm going to buy stuff for the veterans and give it...

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Jefferson Hills boy raises hundreds of dollars through lemonade stand

Jake Steffey, 7, gathered his friends and family to squeeze hundreds of lemons at Jefferson Hills Community Day, all for a good cause. Jake's motive for the “Friends Helping Friends” lemonade stand was simple: He wanted to help those in...

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O’Hara tech company makes volunteerism a priority, especially for Veterans Day

To honor Veterans Day on Sunday, employees from O’Hara-based Synergy, and its sister firm BrightTree Studios, spent an afternoon at Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard. The group of 16 tech-savvy people performed old-fashioned lifting and toting. They organized and moved...

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Penn Hills nonprofit, community make Christmas bright for veterans

Don Preisler sported a Buffalo Bills hat as he joked with other veterans at a Pittsburgh nonprofit. “It's rebellion,” he said while smiling and pointing to the hat. A short time later — after receiving gifts of a guitar, picks...

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