We are Looking for Tees & Traps Committee Members!

Join HEARTH’s Tees & Traps Committee!


Do you love golf or trap shooting? How about helping your local community? The Tees & Traps committee is looking for you!

Interested? Contact Morgan at mlceschini@hearth-bp.org.

Role of the Tees & Traps Committee
Operational

Purpose of the Committee: As an operational committee of the organization, the Tees & Traps Committee is responsible for planning HEARTH’S signature fundraiser, “Targeting Homelessness Tees & Traps Event”.
• Members of the Tees & Traps Committee assist the Chairperson and Special Events Coordinator                with planning the event. The chairperson(s) or board liaison of the committee reports to the board            on all aspects of the event.

Reporting: As an Operational Committee, it will report to Special Events and Development Coordinator
• The Board Liaison (or Chairperson) with report to the Board the responsibilities for the event

Committee membership and operations: Members include both Board and non-Board members. All committee work is done in partnership with and through the leadership and enabling of assigned staff. The CEO makes all staff assignments. The committee does not usurp the authority of the Board, and neither directs nor oversees staff.

Scope of work for the Tees & Traps Committee:
1. Attend meetings
2. Fulfill areas of accepted responsibility
3. Solicit sponsors and foursomes/fivesomes
4. Secure silent auction packages
5. Secure foursomes to the event
6. Recruit committee members and Friends of Tees & Traps Committee
7. Donate one bottle of wine or liquor for the silent auction

Skill Set required:
• Commitment to the vision, mission, and goals of HEARTH
• Ability to engage donors & sponsors in order to meet Tees & Traps goals
• Adept at maintaining relationships with donors and vendors
• Capacity to attend and participate in committee meetings

Frequency of meetings: As necessary, estimated at 9 times per year

Meeting logistics: First Tuesday of the Month at HEARTH or offsite

Homelessness is not what it appears

HEARTH was featured in this week’s Post-Gazette issue in response to their series on homelessness. HEARTH board member and volunteer Barb Smith submitted a powerful letter to the editor. In it she highlights the importance of transitional housing.

You can read Barb’s letter by clicking here.

The original articles on homelessness were a two part series.

Part one

Part two

Help HEARTH win $20,000!

HEARTH has been selected by Aetna to participate in their #VoicesofHealth campaign for a chance to win $20,000 for our mission!

You can vote for HEARTH 4 times per day via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and your e-mail! The contest runs through October 13, 2019 and we are up against some other amazing non-profits in Pittsburgh!

 

Join HEARTH at Bar 11 for a ghoulish good time!

HEARTH’s Young Professionals Board is hosting a costume contest and Halloween party on Thursday, October 24th at Pittsburgh’s infamous Bar 11! The event will be from 7 pm until 10 pm.

There will be a cash prize for the costume contest winner as well as treats, tricks, and a silent auction!

Don’t miss your chance to have fun and raise money for the families at HEARTH!

For more information or to purchase tickets visit our Facebook or EventBrite pages!

Young Professionals – we are looking for you!

HEARTH’s Young Professionals Board is looking to expand our members!

Our YPB is a thriving group of passionate individuals looking to make a difference in their community.

If you are looking to join a cause with a friendly and outgoing group of like-minded young professionals, please e-mail Tara Maziarz at trmaziarz@hearth-bp.org for more information

The 18th annual ‘The Art of Wine & Food’ tickets are on sale now!

Presents
The 18th Annual ‘The Art of Wine & Food’ to benefit HEARTH
on Thursday, September 19, 2019 !

Click here to purchase tickets!

Tickets are on sale now and discounted until Noon
on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019!

VIP Guests– $120. Discounted $100: Includes exclusive welcome cocktail,  wine tastings, passed
hors d’oeuvres, free preferred parking, a souvenir wine glass, & admission at 5:30 PM.

Regular Guests– $75. Discounted $65: Includes a souvenir wine glass, free parking, & admission at
6 PM.

Designated Driver -$55. Discounted $50: Includes all restaurant tastings, free parking, and admission at 6 PM.

Celebrate families creating a better future for themselves by joining us on Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh for our 18th annual Art of Wine & Food tasting event! Guests have the opportunity to taste over 30 wines and sample food from the Pittsburgh area’s best restaurants and caterers… all while talking with friends, playing in the museum’s exhibits, and bidding on great silent auction items!

To learn more about our event, please visit our ‘The Art of Wine & Food’ page!

HEARTH wins Project Beauty Share’s #BeautyWishes2019 campaign !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update- HEARTH was the winner of $10,000 through Project Beauty Share’s #BeautyWishes2019 campaign!

HEARTH supporters voted during the two week voting period that lasted from February 15th through March 1st.

You can learn more here – beautywishes2019

Beauty Wishes is a joint effort of Project Beauty Share and beauty influencer ThaTaylaa
(Taylor), the creator of the #15DaysofFoundation YouTube series.

The campaign benefits women who are overcoming homelessness, addiction, poverty and abuse, and the organizations who devotedly serve them.

5 agencies (including HEARTH), have been selected to participate this year and will be vying for your votes to win the $10k grand prize. for your agency of choice (once a day) on the Beauty Wishes 2019 website.

On March 15, Taylor will announce the winning city/agency, along with the total amount of funds
raised.

In addition to the chance to win $10,000, HEARTH and the other participating agencies each received generous donations from 8 Beauty Brand partners!

Thank you to the 2019 Beauty Brand Partners
ColourPop CYO Cosmetics L’Oréal USA Maybelline New York Morphe Brushes Native Sigma Beauty
wet n wild

For more information visit their website at https://projectbeautyshare.org/beautywishes2019/

HEARTH’s ‘Purses with a Purpose’ on KDKA

The 10th annual ‘Purses with a Purpose’ was held this past Sunday, December 2, 2019 at LeMont Restaurant. We had a great time with everyone from guests to volunteers! We had some awesome press coverage thanks to KDKA. You can view that clip here.

Thank you to all of our sponsors, Allegheny Health NetworkPeoples Natural Gas,
Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C., and In memory of Jim Eakin.

Our Lunch Sponsor Edward Jones, Glenn Kolod, Financial Advisor

Our Dessert Sponsor Nothing Bundt Cakes

Our awesome Emcee David Highfield for helping us out for a third year in a row!

Our generous hosts for the 10th year in a row! LeMont – Pittsburgh

And of course all of our amazing volunteers,especially our ‘Purses with a Purpose’ committee!