August 25, 2020
Our executive director Maria goes above and beyond in volunteering for her community. Her kindness spreads throughout SHUC and is always visible in the work she does.
July 22, 2020
Amy is a local designer and community partner who has been volunteering continuously throughout the pandemic.
July 17, 2020
Dr. Harry Clark, the founding principal of CAPA, is a renowned jazz trumpeter with leadership positions in a number of arts organizations.
June 23, 2020
Naomi is assistant director at our local Sunburst School of Music, an excellent vocalist, and a kind, thoughtful mother of three.
June 19, 2020
Sukanya is a local physician, civic partner, volunteer, and kind neighbor. As the Allderdice PTO president, she works to fundraise and address disparities in Squirrel Hill schools.
June 15, 2020
Ghadah is a community advocate at the ACLU who works on school policing issues. She also volunteers regularly. During the stay-at-home order, she checked in on others and offered to cook meals or bake cookies!
June 5, 2020
Meet our brilliant, dynamic and kind neighbor Mamar Gelaye. As the CIO of Raytheon, she is a visionary leader who mentors, creates and collaborates to support her team.
May 22, 2020
Ale is a recent Winchester Thurston grad and talented soccer player who will soon be headed to Northeastern University. A WT teacher describes him as “one of the kindest students.”
May 20, 2020
May 15, 2020
Norma is a kind and thoughtful resident who is outspoken and passionate about environmental issues. Throughout quarantine, she has been delivering food to families in need.
May 13, 2020
Evelyn plans events for local nonprofits and serves as a trustee of Awesome Pittsburgh. She was the leading force in Illumination-Ovation, #LoveFromPgh, to honor front-line workers.
May 8, 2020
Rabbi Ron is the founding & senior director of our JCC’s Center for Loving Kindness and Civic Engagement. He is committed to redefining ‘neighbor’ from geographic term to moral concept.
May 5, 2020
Erika is an amazing local chef who uses her creative culinary talents on Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street and also to feed those in need!
May 1, 2020
Zack is the executive director of Repair the World Pittsburgh. He is a leader who motivates many to engage in acts of kindness.
April 28, 2020
Maggie is the director of the 10.27 Healing Partnership which seeks to offer support, guidance and resource to the community in response to the shooting on 10/27/18.
April 23, 2020
Amy is an active neighbor, often advocating for social equality. Her friends describe her as passionate, forthright, compassionate, determined, intelligent, thoughtful, resourceful, loving and fearless.
April 20, 2020
Francine is known for spreading kindness and joy regularly – be it unexpected cookie deliveries, quiet acts of kindness, or sending blessings/quotes to those around her reminding them to keep perspective on what really matters in life.
April 15, 2020
Alan & Stacey are staples of our community, most recently known for their dedication, love and immense support for our Tree of Life (Or L’Simcha) congregation.
April 10, 2020
Jennifer is a Pitt professor and an active member of our community. Throughout the COVID-19 quarantine, she has been personally delivering and managing volunteers to deliver groceries to those in need.
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