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Child Health Association of Sewickley to Hold House Tour Fundraiser

One of Holy Family’s funders, the Child Health Association of Sewickley, will be holding its 35th annual Sewickley House Tour, featuring six magnificent homes with a variety of architectural and interior design styles, all open to the public to benefit the children of western Pennsylvania.  The tour has both guided and self-guided options and runs Friday, […]

Social Innovation Fast Pitch Event Creates Visibility for Holy Family

On Thursday, March 1, Holy Family participated in the Pittsburgh Social Venture Partners’ Social Innovation Fast Pitch event. It is a two-month program designed to build the capacity of and create visibility for innovative nonprofits in Allegheny County, providing valuable technical assistance as well as the chance for participants to compete for over $35,000 in […]

HFI Board Chair to Compete in Charity Challenge

On March 3, Holy Family Institute’s Board Chair, Mr. Allan P. Woods, will participate in the 16th Annual Bulldog Challenge at the Citadel. His four-person team will complete a 6-mile United States Marine Corps obstacle course while lugging 25-pound sandbags. Mr. Woods and his team members, John Feldman, Tom Peck and Frank Zaubi are committed […]

Holy Family Mourns Loss of Longtime Friend and Supporter

We are very saddened to announce the passing of our longtime friend and former board member, Thomas J. Murrin, who died on Monday, February 6 at his home in McCandless with his wife, Dee, and their eight children at his side. He was 82 years old. Mr. Murrin was guided by a strong Catholic faith […]

Charity ASSIST Raffle Raises More Than $8,000!

Holy Family Institute participated in the Penguins Foundation Charity ASSIST Raffle at CONSOL Energy Center on January 6. Nearly 40 staff and volunteers were on hand to sell raffle tickets during the Penguins hockey game, selling close to 2,500 raffle tickets! The winning ticket was announced during the third period of the game, with the […]

Holy Family Institute to Receive Funding for Strategy Initiative

Holy Family Institute was recently named one of 14 recipients of the Alliance for Children and Families “Strategy Counts” grant. Chosen through a competitive selection process, the 14 organizations will receive grants totaling $2.5 million. Holy Family Institute plans to hire a Chief Strategy Officer to elevate organization-wide strategy. The Strategy Officer will work with […]

Support Holy Family's Youth Workforce Development Program & Drive Away with a Clean Car!

The Pit Stop carwash is back! Visit Holy Family’s Youth Workforce Development Building for car wash and detailing services, Mondays and Wednesdays through February 8! Let us wash away that winter dirt and salt in our indoor detailing facilities! NEW! Support the Workforce Development program by ordering handcrafted wood gifts! Toolboxes, birdhouses and cornhole games […]

Holy Family Youth Take Steelers Trip of a Lifetime!

Six youth in Holy Family’s residential program were treated to the trip of a lifetime when they attended the Steelers game inKansas City, Missouri on November 27! The youth, chaperoned by Sister Linda and Roy Sims, a youth counselor at Holy Family, made the nearly 900-mile trip on board a private jet, courtesy of Corporate Air. […]

Revitalizing a Human Spirit

In-home Services, Family Focused Solution-Based and Family Group Decision Making are programs that provide needed counseling, support and other resources to families and children to prevent abuse and neglect. An average of 96% of families in our programs who received these services were able to keep their families intact. Take the case of Susan, a […]