First Presbyterian Church of Pitsburgh’s is committed transforming Pittsburgh by awakening a new generation to life in Christ. Through the Downtown Ministerium’s Walk-In Ministry, they help those in need acquire food, clothing and other necessities, partnering with both local and international organizations to spread the Gospel.
Dan Turis is the Minister of Outreach of First Presbyterian. In the following interview, she speaks about the experience of partnering with PULSE.
CC: Why did your organization decide to work with PULSE?
DT: The vision of PULSE and the opportunity to invest in young adults while advancing our own mission was attractive.
CC: What is the most rewarding part of working with PULSE?
DT: The fact that we are getting a thoughtful fellow who is being invested in ways that make them better people.
CC: How has your partnership with PULSE impacted your organization?
DT: Ally has changed our church. The culture was in a way where the same small group of people does the same service. Ally has expanded our field of vision of who could and should serve in our church.
CC: What do you like most about your current PULSE follow and/or other fellows you’ve worked with?
DT: Ally has been a wonderful person willing to work hard to do whatever it takes to do the right things. Her thoughtful and contagious attitude brightens the volunteers’ experience.
CC: What would you tell other Pittsburgh nonprofits about PULSE?
DT: PULSE provides organizations with a quality person who is willing and able to help your organization immediately.
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