Amazon Smile for Hearth

Where are you shopping this holiday season?

Try AmazonSmile and 0.5% of the purchase price will come to HEARTH

If you love shopping on Amazon, shopping on AmazonSmile is no different EXCEPT 0.5% is donated to the charity of your choice. Why not choose HEARTH? There’s no cost to you, the customer, and there’s no charge to HEARTH.

Your your holiday gift just a little more meaningful.


FAQs About Recent Funding – Get the Full Story

As Allegheny County’s Homeless Advisory Board votes to eliminate funding, you may have a lot of questions about how this all relates to HEARTH.

We can assure you we are doing everything in our power to continue advocating for the families in our program, to provide safe transitional housing and to continue to open door for families in crisis.

We’ve put together a list of commonly asked Questions regarding this matter, with Answers to these questions:

  1. How does HEARTH help end homelessness?
  2. What is occurring with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and their funding for HEARTH?
  3. Do we know why HUD and HAB are taking these actions?
  4. What does the impact of this funding loss mean for HEARTH and the families it serves?
  5. What is HEARTH doing in order to survive this funding loss?
  6. If 20 programs are affected by this decision, why is HEARTH the one in the news?
  7. What can I do to help?

Find Answers to all of these questions here on our new FAQ page >

2016 HEARTH Dreammakers

HEARTH is pleased to announce the “Dreammakers” for 2016.
A “Dreammaker” has culmulatively donated $10,000 or more to HEARTH

  1. Genie and Michael DiChiazza
  2. Jim and Jackie Eakin
  3. Leslie and Doug Kittenbrink
  4. Glenn and Erika Kolod
  5. Paul and Camille Kurtanich
  6. North Boroughs Rotary Club
  7. Reed Smith LLP

Thank you for your continued support, providing the families at HEARTH a “hand-up, not a hand-out” as they work toward independence and self-sufficiency, making their dreams a reality.

2016 Volunteers of the Year for HEARTH

“Volunteers don’t necessarily have the time, they have the heart”

HEARTH is pleased to announce our 2016 Volunteers of the Year:

Girl Scout Troop 51227

The Mlecko Sister ~ Alexis, Jenna & Maura

Judy Robertson

We applaud you for your continued support for families, fleeing domestic violence experiencing homelessness.

Hot off the Press!

Our very own Judy Eakin was selected as one of the featured leaders in Pittsburgh Magazine’s Women & Business in the April issue. We are so excited to share her story from the magazine.

Judy Women in Business

Business Woman of the Year

Judy Eakin, HEARTH, Executive Director, was selected as a winner of the William R. Baierl Award, and was named the “Business Woman of the Year” by the Northern Allegheny County Chamber of Commerce. The award is based upon community, volunteer, and Chamber involvement, as well as business accomplishments. Judy has been very active with the Chamber and sits on their board; in addition to other community activities. With her involvement, she has helped to raise awareness of HEARTH. Included here is a picture of Judy along with the awardees.

business woman of the year

Judy Eakin – Business Woman of the Year
Chris Kail – Emerging Business Man of the Year
Erika Schuster – Emerging Business Woman of the Year
Bryan Hinds – Business Man of the Year