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Cultivating a Community: Susanna Meyer “I’m a rural girl by birthright, I love the country, but taking my interests from that setting and bringing them to the city has proved to be fulfilling,” said Susanna Meyer.  Susanna Meyer didn’t have to give up her love of nature when she moved to Pittsburgh–she brought nature with her...
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FRAMING COMMUNITY: JAMES EASH As James Eash cleared pigeon carcasses and abandoned trash from the dilapidated Union Project, he discovered what kind of career he wanted after his PULSE year. “I realized that I wanted to start working with organizations that help people do those kinds of community projects,” said James. When James started his...
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PULSEations 2013 “Heart of the City” Friday, April 12th, 2013 7pm-10pm Union Project, 801 N Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction   TICKETS (AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR) JOIN THE HOST COMMITTEE DONATE AN AUCTION ITEM LEARN MORE ABOUT SPONSORSHIP PULSEations 2012 was a huge success. Over 250 people gathered to celebrate...
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MAKING AN IMPACT: STEPHAN BONTRAGER Learning to live with seven people may not be the first thing you’d write on a resume for a job, but Stephan Bontrager, a 2001-02 PULSE alumnus, sees this lesson helping him in many facets of his life – from professional to community. “PULSE showed me that I could live...
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What are you doing after your graduate?  I’m sure you’ve heard this question a lot recently.  Why not have an answer. If you want to grow as a servant leader, work in the nonprofit sector and live in community with others, then you should consider joining PULSE next year. Visit our Participant Page and Apply....
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Yinzpiring Others: Kate Stoltzfus “I’m blessed to work in places that gives me energy, it’s been a process to find what I love.” Kate Stoltzfus’ involvement in Pittsburgh organizations might seem exhausting, but staying connected to her community is what gives Kate energy. She writes regularly for her blog–Yinzpiration, which celebrates young Pittsburghers’ unique contributions to the...
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Holiday Shopping Night with Ten Thousand Villages Meet old and new friends at PULSE’s Holiday Shopping Night with Ten Thousand Villages. Wednesday, December 5th, 2012. 6-8pm. Ten Thousand Villages in Sq. Hill., 5824 Forbes Avenue. Check out the Facebook Event.   A portion of your purchase will go to support the PULSE program. See you...
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On Monday, October 29th, PULSE launched its new website.  The new and improved website better highlights the work of PULSE. The new site, designed by PULSE alumnus Cara Rufenacht, is beautiful in its simplicity and design.  With rotating images, alumni stories, social media integration, a news blog, individual participant pages and easy links to donate,...
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Help out with the PULSE Redd Up Zone, Saturday, October 27th, 9:30am-12:00pm. Join PULSErs, neighbors and friends alike for a big litter clean up day in Garfield and East Liberty on Negley Avenue between Stanton and Penn. Meet at 9:30am at the Stanton House, 5615 Stanton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.  Supplies and Cookies provided. Please...
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“It’s impossible for me to name all the ways I’ve been impacted by PULSE.  I’ve discovered passions, personal and professionally.  I’ve made life-long friends.  I’ve been given the opportunity to serve, take ownership of project and gain job experience.  But most importantly, PULSE has instilled in me a sense of self-confidence and the knowledge that...
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