Nonprofit organizations from across Pittsburgh are invited to propose projects to transform their blocks with a $1,000 Home Depot gift card and the support of key City Departments. servePGH will be funding up to 30 projects this fall!
Spring is here and that means it's time for communities to start beautifying! This season, we are expecting 25 community projects to take place between April 27th and June 30th!
To get involved with Love Your Block or other servePGH initiatives, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 412-255-2280
Participating in the Love Your Block program, CASGED was selected to win the “best block revitalization project”. The group revitalized vacant lots and buildings along Spring Garden Avenue. Click on the link below to see pictures of their great work!
Please see below for more details about the upcoming Fall 2013 season:
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl today announced the 24 recipients who will receive funding through the fourth round of his servePGH initiative's "Love Your Block” grant program – bringing the total number of projects to 64. From Garfield to Elliott, and Beltzhoover to Spring Garden, resident volunteers will partner with the City to transform blighted lots into community assets. Learn more here!
posted 4/22/13 @ 12:00 am
The Love Your Block season is set to start on Saturday, April 27th, 2013 with two great community service projects. Join volunteers as they plant trees in Highland Park with the group Tree Pittsburgh and join the Southside Chamber of Commerce as they love the 1100 block of East Carson Street by planting and installing flowerboxes as well as cleaning up their block on the Southside!
posted 4/14/13 @ 12:00 am
ServePGH is proud to announce that Community Alliance of Spring Garden-East Deutschtown was the group selected to win the Love Your Block Fall 2012 “best block revitalization project” and will receive an additional $2,000 Home Depot gift card for future block enhancements. The group revitalized vacant lots and buildings along Spring Garden Avenue in the neighborhood of Spring Garden and leveraged over $4,750 in donations for their project!
posted 11/25/12 @ 12:00 am
Applications are now being accepted for Love Your Block- Spring 2013 Projects!
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced that applications are available for the spring 2013 Love Your Block grant award program. Local nonprofit organizations have until February 14, 2013 to apply. The block revitalization program gives up to 30 organizations $1,000 to purchase supplies and equipment necessary to implement a neighborhood block improvement project that mobilizes community volunteers. Click here for more information!
posted 11/24/12 @ 12:00 am
Success for Brashear 9th Grade Promise Readiness Corps!
Students and teachers of Brashear's 9th Grade Promise Readiness Corps volunteered to clean and beautify Sheraden Park as part of a Love Your Block project! Despite a cold and rainy morning, students were eager to plant flowers, pick up litter, and paint a sign and poles around the park. They were joined by Mayor Luke Ravenstahl in the afternoon, who thanked the students for their great volunteering efforts that day. Check out photos here from the project and see all the great work that was done!
posted 10/11/12 @ 11:00 am
Mayor's Office of Service and Civic Engagement
512 City County Building | 414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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