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Highmark Volunteers Spruce Up HFI Campus

On the morning of September 7, nearly 30 volunteers from Highmark arrived bright and early at Holy Family’s Emsworth campus to participate in a United Way Day of Caring. Wearing their bright blue t-shirts, this enthusiastic group rolled up their sleeves and got to work sprucing up a building on the property that was in […]

Mission:Possible Weekend Rescheduled for Spring 2013

Put your talents to work this Spring to help the Pittsburgh community! Mission: Possible Weekend that Matters (originally scheduled for Fall 2012 but rescheduled for Spring 2013) is an event designed to provide an exciting, hands-on entrepreneurial experience for people from diverse professional backgrounds to create new solutions to address the Pittsburgh area’s human services […]

"Drive for HFI" Participants Bring Hope to Children and Families

More than 160 golfers arrived at Montour Heights Country Club bright and early on the morning of July 30 for a sunny day of golf and philanthropy all rolled into one. With a fantastic turnout and the generous support of our golfers and donors, nearly $85,000 was raised to support HFI programs like the Parent-Child […]

Thank You to Supporters of Our “Brighter Futures Toolkit!”

In our May newsletter, we challenged our friends and supporters to make a difference in the lives of children and families by contributing to our “Brighter Futures Toolkit” initiative. This “toolkit” ensures that our programs stay current with the ever-changing needs of the community so that we can help children and families build foundations for […]

Shanell Reaches Her Goal with Your Support

HFI is proud to announce that one of our alum, Shanell, is heading off to college this month! A resident of Holy Family Institute’s Independent Living Program, 18-year-old Shanell came to us in 2011 when her family was not able to care for her.  A bright and hard-working student, she recently graduated from Propel Andrews […]

Haitian Orphans are Happily Settled into their Homes

We are so happy that Fekens, Stanley and Kensly, the three remaining children who were brought to Holy Family after the devastating Haitian earthquake in 2010, have been doing wonderfully since their adoptions were finalized this past March. The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, a Chinese nonprofit that works internationally and has many volunteers in Haiti, […]

HFI Golf Committee Member is Inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Mr. Dan Cardone, a longtime member of HFI’s Golf Committee, for his recent induction into the Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. Mr. Cardone, who has been athletic director at North Hills School District for 20 years, is included in the sports-administrator group for his hard work as a sports […]

Penguins Foundation helps HFI raise $13,000

A big thank you to the volunteers who came out to support Holy Family Institute by selling raffle tickets at the Penguins game on Friday, April 13 during the Penguins Foundation Charity ASSIST Raffle. Ticket sales soared, with our energetic volunteers selling nearly $18,000 worth of raffle tickets! After the cash prize is awarded to […]

HFI Board Member to be Honored at Leadership Luncheon

Congratulations to Dr. Donna L. Imhoff, Holy Family Community Services Board Member, for being honored as a YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh’s Tribute to Women Leadership Award recipient. Dr. Imhoff is the Campus President of the Community College of Allegheny County’s North Campus and West Hills Center. She will receive her award for leadership in education on […]

Haitian Adoptions Featured on National News

Good news travels quickly! Fekens, Stanley and Kensly and their families made national news after the finalization of their adoptions in March. Click here to see the video on Fox News. Their adoptions were the last to be finalized of the orphans who were brought to Holy Family after the devastating earthquake in 2010. The […]