Mayor Bill Peduto’s office announced Friday that the Pittsburgh Foundation is taking donations for The Officer Rocco K-9 Memorial Fund, which will be used to benefit police K-9 units.
Food pantries throughout the region are responding to unprecedented demand, as the poor, working poor and retirees, like Pete Rotondo, struggle to make ends meet.
More people than ever are going hungry in our area this Christmas season. Local food banks say demand for food is up by as much as 40 percent.
There is a friendly funding battle going on in Pittsburgh today among non-profit organizations. On this Day of Giving, they are reaching out to encourage individuals to help.
You still have time to donate to Pittsburgh nonprofits.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Kelly Ulander of The Pittsburgh Foundation about how your charitable dollar will go further on The Day of Giving.
The City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County are cutting summer programs that employed hundreds of young people across the area.