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North Side Food Pantry Goes High-Tech With Donations

There are dozens of social service agencies and churches that operate food pantries around southwestern Pennsylvania. One food bank on the North Side is taking donations in a new high-tech way.

12/17/2014

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Wreaths Across America Aims To Honor Veterans During Holidays

We tend to remember our veterans on Memorial Day and then again on their special day in November. However, an effort called Wreaths Across America wants to make sure they aren’t forgotten at the holidays.

12/15/2014

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Local Veterans Receive Gift Of New Suit For Holidays

The Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania wants to make sure our former military members aren’t forgotten.

12/12/2014

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Salvation Army, Walmart Team Up To Make Christmas Come Early For Local Kids

The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign has been helping people since the late 1800s. This week, the charitable organization paired up to with Walmart to take some kids shopping.

12/10/2014

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Monroeville Teen Gives $5K In Bar Mitzvah Money To Girl With Cancer

A Monroeville teen used his bar mitzvah money to help out another teen fighting a brain tumor.

12/04/2014

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Monetary Donations Important To Charity Organizations During Holiday Season

The holidays are a popular time for giving.

12/03/2014

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Man Arrested For Ambridge Bus Stop Attempted Robberies, Stabbing

Police have arrested a man after two people were nearly robbed, one of which was stabbed, at two Ambridge bus stops.

11/30/2014

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Local Mom Working To Raise Gun Violence Awareness After Son Killed

While much of the nation watches what is happening in Ferguson, Missouri, a local mother wants people to pay attention to what is happening closer to home.

11/26/2014

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Goddard School Students Raising Big Bucks For KDKA Turkey Fund

In Moon Township, some pre-schoolers have already raised more than $1,000 for the KDKA-TV Turkey Fund and the money is still coming in.

11/25/2014

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Kids To Get Christmas Gifts For 1st Time Thanks To Volunteers

Hundreds of volunteers have been working to provide gifts to millions of children who have never received a Christmas present.

11/24/2014

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McMurray Students Go Formal To Raise Money For Turkey Fund

There are so many ways that people have been raising money for the 33rd Annual KDKA-TV Turkey Fund.

11/19/2014

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City Councilwoman Backing Legislation To Study Local Daycares

Nearly two thirds of children under the age of 5 are from families where both parents work.

11/18/2014

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KDKA-TV Turkey Fund Puts Public’s Generosity To Work

The KDKA-TV Turkey Fund is in its 33rd year. Thanks to the partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and other food pantries, your generosity comes to life.

11/17/2014

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Annual Mister Rogers Sweater Drive Kicks Off At Children’s Museum

Mister Rogers opened every show by singing about it being a beautiful day in the neighborhood and nearly 50 years after the show first aired, his message lives on.

11/13/2014

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LIHEAP Applications Now Being Accepted

Natural gas prices are 20 percent lower now than they were 20 years ago, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy for everyone to heat their homes during winter.

11/12/2014

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