Past Projects

Past Project Highlights

  • Children’s Museum: The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh uses hands-on exhibits (permanent and temporary), artifacts, performances, storytelling and art activities to help children better understand themselves, others and the world. Read more.
  • Vintage, Inc.: Vintage is a nonprofit human service agency founded in 1973 to meet the needs of elderly residents in Allegheny County. Read more.
  • TRIO: The Transplant Recipients International Organization has nearly 4,000 members with forty-six incorporated chapters throughout the world serving its membership and the transplant community through the TRIO mission of “Awareness, Support, Education, and Advocacy.” Read more.
  • Caring Place: The Caring Place, a center for grieving children, adolescents and their families, provides peer and volunteer support to children and their families who are grieving the death of a loved one. Read more.

2015 – Present: Childhood Food Insecurities in partnership with the Food Bank, Propel East, and Produce to People

2012 – 2015: iQKidsRadio is an innovative new media collaboration between WQED Multimedia and SLB Radio Productions to develop commercial-free 24/7 Internet streaming radio for families with children ages birth to 12.

2006 – 2015: Kids in the Kitchen

2009 – 2012: Strong Women Strong Girls

2006 – 2009: KaBOOM! playground builds

2004:  present Providence Teen Program in partnership with the Providence Family Support Center
Safety Kids Camps in partnership with Safety Kids, Inc.

2002 – 2005: Everybody Wins! literacy project

2001 – 2004: Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh: the backyard
Vintage Senior Community Center: Saturday enrichment courses

2000 – 2003: Family Resources

1999 – 2000: Beginning with Books: literacy program for young children

The Emmaus Community: program development for respite care program
Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater: preschool outreach program

1998 – 2000: Began Silent Witness Initiative: domestic violence awareness program, in collaboration with the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section

1998 – 1999: Contact Pittsburgh: public awareness for after school hotline Junior Achievement: classroom teachers for business curriculum

1997 – 1998: Hunger Services Network
Magee Womens Hospital Project
North Hills Affordable Housing

1996 – 1997: Literacy Council

1995 – 1998: The Center for Grieving Children: established in collaboration with other community organizations

1994 – 1997: Family Resources
I Have a Dream Foundation

1994 – 1996 Free Wheelers: assisted with field trips for the disabled

1994 – 1995: Pittsburgh Aids Task Force
Voyager

1991 – 1996: North Hills Affordable Housing: co-sponsored transitional housing for homeless women and their children

1990: “Don’t Wait to Vaccinate”: sponsored public awareness program

1989 – 1991: Woman to Woman: sponsored alcohol abuse and awareness program

1989 – 1990: Shakespeare Saved: co-sponsored youth cultural literacy program

1987 – 1991: Teen Outreach Program: founded program dedicated to decreasing teen pregnancy and drop-out rates among at-risk high school students

1987 – 1990: Organ Transplant Outreach Program
Three Rivers Youth Semi-Independent Living Teen Parent Program

1987 – 1989: Families Communicating

1987 – 1988: BoardWALK: project with the United Way
Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Volunteer

1987: Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO): helped found organization

1986 – 1989: Women’s Center and Shelter

1986 – 1987: International Organ Transplant Forum: sponsor
“Parent Seminars on Adolescent Sexuality”: sponsor
Carnegie Institute: evening hours

1985 – 1986: Children’s Services Directory: co-created
Neill Log House: tours

1985: Second Chance

1984 – 1985: Epilepsy Foundation Speakers Bureau

1983 – 1988: Project Lead: program for teen leadership

1982 – 1983: Tel-A-Kid: children’s information service

1980 – 1981: Allegheny County Courthouse Docent Program

1980: Founded Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

1979 – 1982: Three Rivers Adoption Council
Vintage, Inc.: senior daycare

1969 – 1972: Performing Arts Series for Children

1964 – 1971: “Explore”: researched and published Pittsburgh-area travel book

1964 – 1965: Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation: jointly funded
Tutoring program on Pittsburgh’s North Side

1963 – 1966: Carnegie Institute: Gallery Guides
Delayed Language Nursery School at Home for Crippled Children

1963: Van Gogh Show at the Carnegie Institute: assisted in presentation

1962 – 1964: The Pittsburgh Symphony “Little People’s Concerts”: co-sponsor

1962 – 1963: Pioneer School for Handicapped Children

1961: Marionette production on National Educational TV

1960 – 1965: The Pittsburgh Council for International Visitors: published brochure on city

1960 – 1963: Juvenile Court: began cooking school

1958 – 1986: Golden Age Hobby Show: co-sponsored a showcase of Pittsburgh seniors’ talents

1957 – 1964: Travelers’ Aid Society: established and staffed program at the airport
Thorn Run School for Special Education

1957 – 1961: Old Economy: assisted in restoration

1957 – 1958: Weekly World Affairs TV programming
Family and Children’s Service: foster care
South Hills Child Guidance Center

1956 – 1961: Art Caravan with Pittsburgh Plan for Art

1956 – 1957: Civil Defense Course in Family Survival

1953 – 1965: Mayview State Hospital: patient visitation

1953 – 1964: WQED-TV: extensive children’s programming

1953 – 1961: Nursery School at Juvenile Court

1950 – 1952: “Fun with Books”: radio transcription series

1948 – 1949: Art and Nature Shop for the Carnegie Institute

1941 – 1945: Civilian Defense Volunteer Office

1938 – 1952: Children’s Theater radio broadcasts on KDKA

1938 – 1940: Vocation Loan Fund for Girls’ Service Club

1935 – 1937: Hospitalization of needy children: funded

1933 – 1934: Talking books for the blind: funded

1930 – 1932: Monthly milk fund clinics: funded

1927 – 1971: Children’s Theater productions

1927 – 1929: Nutritional & Habit Forming Clinic, Children’s Hospital

1926:Junior League Thrift Shop: established

1923 – 1926: Girls’ Service Club (now Three Rivers Youth): founded

1923: Pittsburgh Child Health Council

1922: The Junior League of Pittsburgh founded