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  • 28th Annual Drive for HFI Golf Classic

    On July 28, 2014, Holy Family Institute hosts its 28th annual Drive for HFI Golf Classic at Montour Heights Country Club. The event has been generously and enthusiastically chaired for the past 28 years by former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end John Banaszak. Mr. Banaszak played for the Steelers between 1975 and 1980, racking up two Super [...]

  • HFA Students to Build Their Desks

    Holy Family Academy announces its novel “Build a Desk” program. Students will build and personalize desks for the school and will be able to take their desks home upon graduation!

  • Courage House event raises more than $130,000 to support children and families

    Thanks to the Rooney Family, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Heath Miller, Joan Bruno and our many generous supporters, volunteers and sponsors, the 21st Annual Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. Courage House Luncheon was a tremendous success! Held at Heinz Field’s East Club Lounge on November 5, over $130,000 was raised to help Holy Family Institute improve the [...]

  • HFI Partners to Help Families Raise Healthy Children

    Holy Family Institute had the opportunity to partner with the Allegheny County Maternal and Child Health Care Collaborative, a community-based collaborative to improve health care service delivery and outcomes for Medicaid-eligible mothers in Allegheny County and their young children. Learn more about the results of this collaboration in UPMC Health Plan’s report: Perspectives on the [...]

  • Holy Family Academy Readies for 2014 Inaugural Class

    Holy Family Academy (HFA), opening to 100 freshman students in the fall of 2014, is built on St. Thomas Aquinas’ motto, “To live well is to work well.” His words have become our mission to recognize and nourish the potential of youth, especially those who face economical disadvantages and other barriers to an outstanding education. [...]

  • Holy Family Institute President Elected to Serve as Catholic Charities USA Board Chair

    Holy Family Institute is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Sr. Linda Yankoski, has been elected to serve as Chair of the Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) Board of Trustees.  Along with three other newly-elected officers, Sr. Linda was commissioned at CCUSA’s annual gathering in San Francisco on September 16, 2013. CCUSA is among [...]

  • Making a Difference Has Never Been So Easy!

    It’s easy to make your donation worth even more for Pittsburgh-area children and families by participating in this year’s Day of Giving on October 3! Through the generosity of the Pittsburgh Foundation, every dollar you donate to Holy Family Institute on October 3, 2013 through stretches even further because the Pittsburgh Foundation will match [...]

  • The SHORES Program celebrates National Recovery Month

    As the nation goes “Back to School,” we also take time to recognize those who are getting “Back to Life.” September is National Recovery Month. This month we celebrate individuals who have struggled with substance abuse and/or mental illness and have made their way to the path of recovery. Although we celebrate only once a [...]

  • “Kelly” Shines at Holy Family Institute, Thanks to Your Support

    Her hand trembles as she picks up the telephone and presses the numbers no child should ever have to dial. “Hello? My name is Kelly*. I need help.” For as long as she can remember, Kelly’s parents were not able to care for her, and she always knew something was wrong. When she was only [...]