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Pitt undergraduates Arabella Johnson and Brianna Raskin (left) and graduate student Jinghang Li (right) help with gardening at Duncan Park in Lawrenceville on Saturday.

Students help greater Pittsburgh community through Civic Action Week

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer October 13, 2021
PittServes, the Office of Engagement and Community Affairs and the Signature Days of Service Committee organized Civic Action Week, which ran from Oct. 4 to Oct. 9. It featured in-person volunteering, donation drives and a series of workshops.
Junior nursing major Ashley Van Slyke helps with landscaping outside the Oakland Career Center as a part of Pitts 2019 Make a Difference Day.

Students help make a difference across City

By Ashton Crawley, For The Pitt News October 20, 2019
Instead of sleeping in, Gabrielle Fortier and about 40 other Pitt students were already up at 10 a.m. last Saturday, ready to volunteer at the Foster Love Project in Dormont.
Rachel Feil, Ashley Ward-Willis and Sydney Massenberg (left to right) cook chili for the 46 people who attend the Circles program at the YWCA in Homewood. (Photo by Theo Schwarz | Senior Staff Photographer)

Students celebrate service at PMADD

By Sarah Shearer and Joanna Li, Contributing Editors October 22, 2018
Pitt students spread out to serve at community service sites throughout Pittsburgh at the 11th annual Pitt Make a Difference Day.
Students took a group picture after they painted a mural in Greenfield during PMADD 2017. (Photo courtesy of Student Affairs Marketing and Communication)

Pitt’s 10th PMADD highlights culture of service

Shea Krause is confident she and about 50 other members of Pitt’s Jumpstart chapter had the Brightwood Civic Group’s Pumpkinfest under control Saturday morning. “If anything, there were maybe...

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