Come be part of this large monthly effort to get food to people in need.
In collaboration with the Jewish Relief Agency of Pittsburgh we will pack up boxes of food, and then deliver them (by car) to families and individuals around Pittsburgh.
This is a great opportunity for the whole family to give back before Thanksgiving!
Come to Sheridan Avenue Orchard for a “Pay what makes you happy” yoga class taught by Stefanie Zito from 5- pm.
Upon graduation, Rachel moved back to Arlington, Virginia to work for the nonprofit Playworks.
There she worked to implement social-emotional learning into the daily lives of Washington, DC public school students.Followed by an evening of gardening at Sheridan Avenue Orchard.Please bring your own mats, no gardening experience required.Inspired to support more systemic change, Rachel pursued a masters degree in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.Through these experiences, Rachel has developed an appreciation for thoughtful service learning, and is thrilled to be directing her passion for social justice to launch the Teen and Family programs in Pittsburgh.Click to request your free copy of this year’s guide and find out what makes Pittsburgh mighty and beautiful!BUG-FPC was created out of the need to unite black urban agriculturalist in the Pittsburgh area for support and to dismantle the systemic racism that infiltrates our communities to further improvised already oppress people.Join Repair the World, the Black Political Empowerment Project, Pitt’s Violence Prevention Intitative, and 3E Now for a community roundtable on gun violence and how it affects youth in Pittsburgh.Our discussion will focus on school and community violence, and we’ll brainstorm action steps on how to alleviate these issues. Lydia joined the Repair the World: Pittsburgh team as a food justice fellow in the fourth cohort and fell in love with the city.After a year of working with elementary school students through Playworks Rachel moved to Pittsburgh to tackle the new challenge of working with high school students.She served as the Program Coordinator for a College & Career Readiness Program made up of 180 low income Pittsburgh Public School students.