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JONNETT MAURER PULSE is please to announce the hiring of Jonnett Maurer.  Jonnett will serve as the new Office Administrator for PULSE beginning July 1st, 2013 but you might be able to catch her Friday, June 7th at the PULSE Open House/Reception at our new offices (5151 Penn Ave). As office administator, Jonnett will oversee...
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PULSE is growing! PULSE is growing! We are expanding our flagship program and adding four more participants to a four bedroom house in the East End (bringing our total to 16 participants in three house).  Learn more about our 16 incoming PULSE participants. As we look to impact the lives of more young adults, nonprofits...
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FINDING INSPIRATION: JUSTIN ROTHSHANK “PULSE helped create the environment for me to think my dreams were reachable.”  Justin Rothshank, a nationally renowned ceramics artist, arrived for his PULSE year in 2000, ready to discover what life after college would be. The opportunity to volunteer at I Design, a woodworking studio in the Strip District, and...
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PULSE is on the move.  After a number of great years at the Union Project, we’ve simply outgrown our space. We’re moving to 5151 Penn Avenue, 1st Floor on June 1st, 2013. We’ll have a Special Reception on Friday, June 7th, 2013 from 5-7pm with an Open House following from 7-10pm, in conjunction with Unblurred:...
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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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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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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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