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#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. PULSE will be participating and we are looking forward to your support! Throughout the days leading up to #GivingTuesdayNow, we’ll be sharing out about some of our fellows and Nonprofit Partners...
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#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. PULSE will be participating and we are looking forward to your support! Throughout the days leading up to #GivingTuesdayNow, we’ll be sharing out about some of our fellows and Nonprofit Partners...
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#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. PULSE will be participating and we are looking forward to your support! Throughout the days leading up to #GivingTuesdayNow, we’ll be sharing out about some of our fellows and Nonprofit Partners...
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“From the beginning, our relationship was fused with a love for exploring new places and finding beauty around us. “ 2014-2015 Alum Chaska Yoder shares the story of how she and her now-husband, Phil, met in school and grew their bond through the PULSE program. “Phil and I first met as students at Eastern Mennonite...
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“Through our friendship, I fell more in love with Pittsburgh and its communities. Sometimes, all you need is a little push from a friend to open your eyes and really see what is around you. “ 2016-17 Alum Ivy Keen shares about falling in love with Pittsburgh during her time with PULSE and the adventures...
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“Our group seemed to “click” as friends right away, and those friendships deepened over our year together. “ 2010-2011 alum Maggie Aupperlee shares the bond she formed with her seven Stanton housemates – Anna Wildermuth, Laura Harnish, Beth Glick, Alicia Donner, Elizabeth Brick, Andrea Yutzy, and Abbi Yoder. “Some of the best times we had...
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“The first year out of college was challenging for both of us, in different ways, but we took refuge in each other and in our friendships as we navigated the changes.” 2017-2018 alumni Shayna Gleason and David Hogan share the story of how they met and began a relationship through PULSE. “We met during PULSE...
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“PULSE has inspired me to think critically about the nature of social service and the skills effective to activating intentional partnerships and transformations.” Jahqwahn Watson grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended The College of Wooster where they earned a degree in Africana Studies. At Wooster, they devoted much of their time to organizations such as the Children’s...
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“I think PULSE is structured in such a way that it makes me challenge my limited perspective. It encourages a close-knit, connected community, so considering how well-networked Pittsburgh is, there are several opportunities for community engagement.” Alyssa Miville grew up in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, then moved to Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania to live with one of her...
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“It’s a community where everyone has decided to be here intentionally. That’s so different from being in a college setting because we all came here and have the same core values. This experience has made me want to live intentionally in my day-to-day life.” A graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder, Bonnie majored in Sociology...
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