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  • HFI Statement on UAC

      Holy Family to help restore hope to unaccompanied children Holy Family Institute is responding to the humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied children arriving at the US-Mexico border with respect, care and compassion. We are inspired by our faith to welcome the stranger and shelter the homeless. These children are among the most vulnerable in the […]

  • Shopping at Amazon Can Earn HFI Money!

    Holy Family Institute   Do you shop at Amazon? Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Holy Family Institute whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Thanks for your support!

  • HFI Remembers Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou was hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature and a remarkable Renaissance woman.  Angelou captivated her audiences lyrically with vigor, fire and perception.  She had the unique ability to shatter the opaque prisms of race and class between reader and subject throughout her books of poetry and her autobiographies.  Holy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]