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June Events

NHCO invites walkers to join them in the Walk for a Healthy Community
Join North Hills Community Outreach in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community May 13 at Stage AE on the North Shore. When you register to walk and /or fundraise for NHCO, 100% of the proceeds support NHCO’s programs to help local families in need. Registration is now open at hcf.convio.net/nhco. Dogs are welcome. For more information, please contact Maria at mschristina@nhco.org or call 412-408-3830.

NHCO now offers online registration for volunteering to help seniors
North Hills Community Outreach now has an easy online registration process for those who wish to volunteer to help seniors. Those interested in volunteering for NHCO’s In Service of Seniors: North Program can visit http://nhco.org/volunteer-opportunities/volunteer-help-seniors/ and follow the easy step-by-step registration process. Volunteers are needed to help seniors get to doctor appointments, take them grocery shopping, do light yard work, drive shuttles and more. For more information, call Cathy at 412-307-0069 x 3313.

NHCO is collecting Spring Cleaning supplies 
North Hills Community Outreach is collecting spring cleaning supplies to distribute to the families who use our three food pantries. Items are appreciated by June 2, but will be accepted year round. Items needed include: laundry detergent, antibacterial wipes, all-purpose cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, dish detergent, pack of sponges and paper towels. Canvas shopping bags are also appreciated. Please donate Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm at NHCO Allison Park, 1975 Ferguson Road, Hampton, or NHCO North Boroughs, AGH-Suburban Campus, 100 S. Jackson Avenue, Bellevue, or call 412-487-6316 option 1 to make alternate arrangements. The NHCO Allison Park pantry behind the main building will also be open for donations 6:30 to 8:00pm, Wednesday, May 17, and 9:00am  to noon, Saturday, May 20.

NHCO collecting safety items for seniors
NHCO volunteers conduct free “Safety for Seniors” home safety checks. As part of the home visit, the volunteer gives the senior a bag of simple safety items that can be used to keep the home safe. Items needed include: new 9-volt batteries, new smoke detectors, baking soda, new nonslip bath mats, night lights and grab reachers.
   Please donate Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm at NHCO Allison Park, 1975 Ferguson Road, Hampton, or NHCO North Boroughs, AGH-Suburban Campus, 100 S. Jackson Avenue, Bellevue, or call 412-487-6316 option 1 to make alternate arrangements. The NHCO Allison Park pantry behind the main building will also be open for donations 6:30 to 8:00pm, Wednesday, May 17, and 9:00am to noon, Saturday, May 20.
    If you or your company are interested in volunteering to do safety checks, please contact Cathy at 412-307-0069 x 3313.

NHCO offers free Let’s Cook workshops in Millvale
  North Hills Community Outreach, in partnership with Christ Lutheran Church of Millvale, is offering free Let's Cook workshops for those interested in learning tips and techniques for eating healthy on a budget. Topics include soups, roasting vegetables, freezing and storing, stir-frying, oven-frying, microwaving, fermenting, smoothies, and herbs and spices.  Classes are held 10:30am to noon, third Saturday of each month through November in Christ Lutheran Church, 917 Evergreen Road, Millvale. The next classes are May 20 and June 17. Registration is appreciated so that we may plan for the correct amount of food and equipment, but a limited number of walk-ins are welcome. This class is made possible by a 100 Days of Us grant from The Sprout Fund. Please register by calling 412-408-3830 x 3225.

Ask the Attorney sessions for low-income families
Free legal consultation for issues such as divorce, bankruptcy, credit issues, family matters, rent disputes and more is available for families in need at North Hills Community Outreach locations the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm except December. The next ATA sessions are: NHCO North Boroughs May 17 and NHCO Allison Park June 21. Attendees MUST preregister for these sessions by contacting Jackie at jmboggs@nhco.org or call 412-408-3830 x 3217.

Working families are waiting: Donate your car to Community Auto

Your unwanted running vehicle can help a low-income, working individual. Vehicles donated to Community Auto are repaired and sold at below-market value to local, working families who need them to get to work. Cars not suitable for repair are sold at auction and the money is used for the program. Ask us about donating fleet cars! Please contact Community Auto, a program of North Hills Community Outreach, at 724-443-8300 or visit communityauto.org. You could change a life and get the maximum tax deduction when your car goes to a working family in need. Free Pick up and Notary

June Events

NHCO’s annual Back-to-School Collection is on!
North Hills Community Outreach NHCO is collecting new backpacks and school supplies for students in kindergarten through 12. Items needed include backpacks, notebooks, binders, paper, folders, pencils, pens and calculators. Gently used Texas Instrument graphic/scientific calculators are also needed for high school students. NHCO provides more than 1,200 backpacks full of school supplies for students each year.
     Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday, 9a.m. - 4p.m. through July 31 at any NHCO office including NHCO Allison Park, 1975 Ferguson Road, Hampton, or NHCO North Boroughs, AGH-Suburban Campus, 100 S. Jackson Avenue, 2 South, Bellevue. Special donation hours will be held 9am-noon, Saturday, July 29 in the food pantry behind the main office in Hampton, or alternate arrangements can be made by calling 412-487-6316 option 1.

Walk, run or volunteer in the Bubble Run and help NHCO
North Hills Community Outreach is again the charity partner of Bubble Run at Hartwood August 19. Bubble Run is a bubble-filled, family-friendly 5k walk / run in which participants run or walk through mounds of colored foam.  Registrants can choose to donate to NHCO at the end of their registration form.   Visit bubblerun.com/ and search for the Pittsburgh run.
       In addition, volunteers will be needed for packet pickup, August 18, and event day, August 19. If a quota of volunteers registers on behalf of NHCO, NHCO will receive a financial donation to support our many services. Please note that the link to volunteer directly for NHCO is not yet available. Those interested in volunteering on behalf of NHCO should contact Harriet now at 412-408-3830 x 3204 or hzgibbs@nhco.org .

NHCO now offers online registration for volunteering to help seniors
North Hills Community Outreach now has an easy online registration process for those who wish to volunteer to help seniors. Those interested in volunteering for NHCO’s In Service of Seniors: North Program can visit http://nhco.org/volunteer-opportunities/volunteer-help-seniors/ and follow the easy step-by-step registration process. Volunteers are needed to help seniors get to doctor appointments, take them grocery shopping, do light yard work, drive shuttles and more. For more information, call Cathy at 412-307-0069 x 3313.

NHCO General Volunteer Orientations
North Hills Community Outreach will host Volunteer Orientation sessions at 10am, Thursday, June 8 in NHCO Allison Park, 1975 Ferguson Road, Hampton, and at 6:30pm Thursday, July 13 in NHCO Millvale, 416 Lincoln Avenue, Millvale.
     Volunteer needs include volunteers 16 and older for the August 19 Bubble Run at Hartwood, groups or individuals to hold back-to-school collections and general fund raisers, drivers to transport seniors to appointments, substitute drivers and on-board dispatchers for Free Rides for Seniors shuttles, and more. Please register with Harriet at hzgibbs@nhco.org or 412-408-3830 x 3204.

 

NHCO collecting safety items for seniors
NHCO volunteers conduct free “Safety for Seniors” home safety checks. As part of the home visit, the volunteer gives the senior a bag of simple safety items that can be used to keep the home safeItems needed include: new 9-volt batteries, new smoke detectors, baking soda, new nonslip bath mats, night lights and grab reachers.
   Please donate Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm at NHCO Allison Park, 1975 Ferguson Road, Hampton, or NHCO North Boroughs, AGH-Suburban Campus, 100 S. Jackson Avenue, Bellevue, or call 412-487-6316 option 1 to make alternate arrangements.  If you or your company are interested in volunteering to do safety checks, please contact Cathy at 412-307-0069 x 3313.

NHCO offers free Let’s Cook workshops in Millvale
North Hills Community Outreach, in partnership with Christ Lutheran Church of Millvale, is offering free Let's Cook workshops for those interested in learning tips and techniques for eating healthy on a budget. Topics include soups, roasting vegetables, freezing and storing, stir-frying, oven-frying, microwaving, fermenting, smoothies, and herbs and spices.  Classes are held 10:30am to noon, third Saturday of each month through November in Christ Lutheran Church, 917 Evergreen Road, Millvale. The next classes are June 17 and July 22. Registration is appreciated so that we may plan for the correct amount of food and equipment, but a limited number of walk-ins are welcome. This class is made possible by a 100 Days of Us grant from The Sprout Fund. Please register by calling 412-408-3830 x 3225.

Ask the Attorney sessions for low-income families
Free legal consultation for issues such as divorce, bankruptcy, credit issues, family matters, rent disputes and more is available for families in need at North Hills Community Outreach locations the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm except December. The next ATA sessions are: NHCO Allison Park June 21 and NHCO Millvale July 19. Attendees MUST preregister for these sessions by contacting Jackie at jmboggs@nhco.org or call 412-408-3830 x 3217.

Working families are waiting: Donate your car to Community Auto
Your unwanted running vehicle can help a low-income, working individual. Vehicles donated to Community Auto are repaired and sold at below-market value to local, working families who need them to get to work. Cars not suitable for repair are sold at auction and the money is used for the program. Ask us about donating fleet cars! Please contact Community Auto, a program of North Hills Community Outreach, at 724-443-8300 or visit communityauto.org. You could change a life and get the maximum tax deduction when your car goes to a working family in need. FREE pickup and notary.

REE pickup and notary.