Welcome to your Hey Pittsburgh bulletin board: A virtual space to share volunteer opportunities, fundraisers, workshops, and other ways to help your neighbors.
✏️ Scholarship Contest for Aspiring Journalists
Calling undergrad students: There are just a few days left to register for the 67th Annual Gertrude Gordon Scholarship Contest with the Women’s Press Club of Pittsburgh, which will take place Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. via Zoom. The competition honors one of the first female reporters in Pittsburgh to have a byline appear on her articles. Fill out this form to participate. (Disclaimer: I'm the president, and no I can't be bought!)
🩸 Donate During the National Blood Shortage
The American Red Cross says they received 30,000 fewer donations than expected in August. You can donate at Vitalant, American Red Cross, or Grifols. Hospitals are in greatest need of blood platelets and universal blood type O.
🌿 Remove Invasive Plants
- 🎧 Learn more about getting rid of invasive species. [City Cast Pittsburgh]
🥕 Discuss: Grocery Store for Hazelwood
Pittsburgh City Council is meeting with stakeholders and development partners at Propel Hazelwood Charter School on Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. to talk about bringing a full-service grocery store to Hazelwood.