Social Justice Activities

Share the Plate supports Gwen’s Girls

Posted on May 9, 2019 in News, Social Justice Activities

Share the Plate supports Gwen’s Girls

During March and April 2019 we collected $640 for our North Side neighbor and Alternative Spring Break partner Gwen’s Girls, which works to empower girls and young women to have productive lives through holistic, gender-specific programs, education and experiences, and offers a safe space where girls and young women can form relationships, build self-esteem, and gain resiliency. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing important work in the communities of Pittsburgh’s North Side and beyond. To...

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Share the Plate supports PA Interfaith Impact Network

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 in News, Social Justice Activities

During January and February 2019 we raised $622 for the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network, a network of congregations and organizations committed to drawing together people of faith to act powerfully on local and regional issues of justice and fairness. Through community-building, working with politicians and policy makers, direct action, and negotiation, PIIN works to transform our communities. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing important work in the communities of Pittsburgh’s North...

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Share the Plate supports Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 in News, Share the Plate, Social Justice Activities

Share the Plate supports Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

During November and December we raised $855 for Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh, part of a national movement of tens of thousands of progressive Jews that believes in the beautiful but unfulfilled promise of this country as a land of opportunity, justice, and equality for all. In the face of racism, inequality, and the politics of fear, we are asked to rise up with courage to act boldly for justice, believing that together we have the power to transform this country. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing...

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January-February Justice Partner is Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Feature Stories, News, Share the Plate, Social Justice Activities

January-February Justice Partner is Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

We share our plate each Sunday, giving one half of the cash offering to a justice partner doing good works beyond our walls.

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November-December Justice Partner is Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

Posted on Nov 3, 2018 in News, Share the Plate, Social Justice Activities

November-December Justice Partner is Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

In the face of racism, inequality, and the politics of fear, we are asked to rise up with courage to act boldly for justice, believing that together we have the power to transform this country.

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Share the Plate supports Casa San José

Posted on Sep 4, 2018 in News, Social Justice Activities

Share the Plate supports Casa San José

During July and August we collected $777 for Casa San José, a community resource center in Beechview that advocates for and empowers immigrants from Latinxs by promoting integration and self-sufficiency. Founded in 2014, Casa San José has grown to become a go-to source of support to help underserved Latinx immigrants access the assistance and services they need, including interpretation, case management, and protection for immigrants at risk of deportation.     Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners...

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