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  • Back to School Preparation and Needs

    What an amazing response of support for the children, youth and families in our care over the last month! We appreciate the contributions and want you to know that as we continue to serve migrant children, we are also preparing resources for the local children and families we serve as a new school year approaches. […]

  • UPDATE: Immigrant Children at Holy Family

    I am pleased to share that all of the children in our care who were separated from their families are in telephone contact with them, and some have been reunited. We are working diligently with the Office of Refugee Resettlement to reunite the remaining families. We will post an update here when all families are […]

  • Walmart Foundation Awards Grant to HFI for Hunger Relief

    Walmart Foundation Awards Grant to Holy Family Institute for Hunger Relief Holy Family Institute partners with Catholic Charities USA and Walmart Foundation to help residents of Western PA gain access to supplemental nutrition assistance.   PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (July 11, 2018) – For the fourth year in a row, the Walmart Foundation has awarded Pittsburgh charity Holy Family Institute (HFI) a grant to recruit […]

  • Holy Family Institute and Duquesne University Launch Teaching Fellowship

    Participants can earn a tuition-free master’s degree in education through the 2-year service program. Holy Family Institute (HFI) has launched a new fellowship program that enables aspiring educators to work with underserved communities while earning a tuition-free master’s degree from Duquesne University. Participants in the Teaching Fellows Program will spend two years teaching at HFI’s […]

  • New Name, Same Mission

    Formerly known as Holy Family Academy, Nazareth College and Career Prep continues its mission to prepare students for college, careers and meaningful lives. In 2014, the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth established a high school on the Emsworth campus that had formerly housed the Holy Family Institute residential program. For the first three years of […]

  • Three win annual August Wilson Monologue Competition

    Three win annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Holy Family Academy Student Places First Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 13, 2018 Nine famous fictional residents of the Hill District plus two more met on the Point Park University stage Monday night, dramatizing the words created for them by that great playwright, August Wilson. The occasion was the 10th […]

  • Holy Family Launches New Service Corps, Welcomes Inaugural Volunteers

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Fetchin Owner/Director, Elm Ink 724/612-9921 Holy Family Launches New Service Corps, Welcomes Inaugural Volunteers Year-long volunteers to serve children, teens & seniors in Pittsburgh area PITTSBURGH, PA (August 7, 2017) – Holy Family Institute, a Catholic, faith-based nonprofit that provides educational and social services to children and families in western […]

  • Holy Family Academy Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Tyrone Johnson-Townsend, who is featured on Junior Achievement’s website.  This is Tyrone’s job placement in the Corporate Work Study Program.  Great work, Tyrone! You can read more about Tyrone’s work at JA here.  

  • HFI Provides Counseling to Moon School District

    Help on way for bogged-down Moon Area guidance counselors By Tory N. Parrish Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, 9:00 p.m. Today’s school guidance counselors need to be able to multitask. Moon Area’s counselors are spending more time counseling students in crises, leaving less time to devote to curriculum areas, district spokeswoman Tina Vojtko said. The school district […]

  • HFA Students learn Mandarin

    As part of their curriculum, students at Holy Family Academy take a foreign language.  Students taking Mandarin were able to get real-world experience speaking the language with one of our Chinese students from the Holy Family International College Preparatory Program (HFICPP).  Students from HFICPP board at HFI and attend other Catholic high schools in the […]