FIGHTING CHILDHOOD HUNGER THROUGH A CIRCLE OF TEAMWORK

A grassroots giving circle for Southwestern Pennsylvania

FIGHTING CHILDHOOD HUNGER THROUGH A CIRCLE OF TEAMWORK

A grassroots giving circle for Southwestern Pennsylvania

OUR MISSION

To alleviate hunger for the children of SW Pennsylvania by pooling our resources to provide meaningful grants to local organizations engaged in meeting these needs.

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OUR MISSION

To alleviate hunger for the children of SW Pennsylvania by pooling our resources to provide meaningful grants to local organizations engaged in meeting these needs.

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Non-profits Supported
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THE FACTS

DID YOU KNOW

  • According to Just Harvest, in 2016 there were about 174,000 (14.2% of the population) individuals in the Pittsburgh area who were considered to be food insecure. Over 42,000 of those are children. This means that almost 18% of the children in our region do not have reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
  • Children who experience hunger as toddlers are over three times more likely to be obese at age 4.

  • Hungry children are sick more often, miss more days of school, are more likely to repeat a grade and more likely to be suspended.

  • Poor nutrition and food insecurity in today’s children will have long term effects not only on their health, but on society as a whole.

THE FACTS

DID YOU KNOW

  • According to Just Harvest, in 2016 there were about 174,000 (14.2% of the population) individuals in the Pittsburgh area who were considered to be food insecure. Over 42,000 of those are children. This means that almost 18% of the children in our region do not have reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

  • Children who experience hunger as toddlers are over three times more likely to be obese at age 4.

  • Hungry children are sick more often, miss more days of school, are more likely to repeat a grade and more likely to be suspended.

  • Poor nutrition and food insecurity in today’s children will have long term effects not only on their health, but on society as a whole.

IMAGINE A CHILD YOU LOVE GOING TO SCHOOL HUNGRY, OR TO BED HUNGRY, OR BOTH

EVERY CHILD

SHOULD BE ABLE TO SOAR

Be a part of the change! Giving circles are groups of individuals who pool their money and decide together who to grant it to. They are often formed by friends or like-minded individuals as a way to be more engaged in the giving process and to increase their knowledge of philanthropy, nonprofits and the needs in their community.

There are giving circles across the country, ranging from small groups of friends raising $100 around the kitchen table to high-powered groups with annual membership fees of over $10,000. As far as we know, Giving2Grow is the first grassroots giving circle in the Pittsburgh area!

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EVERY CHILD

SHOULD BE ABLE TO SOAR

Be a part of the change! Giving circles are groups of individuals who pool their money and decide together who to grant it to. They are often formed by friends or like-minded individuals as a way to be more engaged in the giving process and to increase their knowledge of philanthropy, nonprofits and the needs in their community.

There are giving circles across the country, ranging from small groups of friends raising $100 around the kitchen table to high-powered groups with annual membership fees of over $10,000. As far as we know, Giving2Grow is the first grassroots giving circle in the Pittsburgh area!

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NEWS AND EVENTS

Corona Virus Update… and a Bit of Joy!

April 7th, 2020|0 Comments

We at Giving2Grow hope that all of you are well. We have been in touch with the organizations that received our 2019 grants - generous people on the front lines of making sure that kids [...]

What is a Giving Circle?

March 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Giving2Grow is a Giving Circle. What is a Giving Circle? A Giving Circle is a group of people who get together, pool their resources, and decide collectively where to contribute those resources, often money, to [...]

The Dog Stays Home!

February 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Jay-Dee, the much-loved dog in a Giving2Grow member's family, wants to tell you a story. Recently a couple of Giving2Grow members, Debbie and Amy, pursued an opportunity to help one of our grantee organizations [...]