Earth Day Weekend Refresh with Bible Center Church

This Earth Day Weekend Refresh is centered around giving our existing Green Playce site, at Bible Center Church, a Grounded-style Refresh!  This volunteer opportunity is a family-friendly event. Our tasks for the day are to rebuild some raised beds, fill the beds, build some benches, planting, etc. Neighborhood volunteers are welcomed. There will be learning opportunities and teachable moments, aplenty. Come see Grounded at work with the community (that's you) and enjoy the natural coziness of this amazing outdoor learning…

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Event Postponed-TBD Hazelwood Green Playces Workday

This workday will be rescheduled at a later date. For the safety of our community members, staff and volunteers, we have decided to postpone this workday. Thanks for your understanding. This workday will be centered around our new Green Playces site that will serve as a sensory garden upon completion. We will be working at Every Buddy's Garden to ready it for planting and the upcoming growing season. The volunteers will be assisting in mulch spreading, planting of a few…

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Healing Our Soils Together: Building a Culture of Soil Keepers

Join us for a workshop on building community-scale initiatives that inspire and support environmental stewardship in Wilkinsburg and beyond. Nance Klehm, author, speaker, and teacher, will share ways we can engage local residents, instigate ecological projects, and build regenerative systems in ourselves and communities through soil and soul. Come learn strategies for relating to our communities in ways that build positive, beautiful and ecologically-beneficial environments for our neighbors. Food and drinks provided.  Prior to Nance's lecture, Grounded will provide an…

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Make this West End Lot SHINE

Volunteer work day on the Together We Shine lot in central Sheraden. Tasks include landscaping, picket fence painting and construction, pebble mosaic craft for kids. Something for everyone. Wear sturdy shoes and clothing ready for painting. The lot will be a Green Playce that encourages kids to move and play. RSVP and learn more by contacting Rebecca at rebecca@groundedpgh.org or 412-361-2099 x 2#. Location: 1111 Fairdale St, Pittsburgh, PA 15204

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Hazelwood Green Space Build

Join the Hazelwood Platoon in collaboration with Morningside Baptist Church and Grounded, in honoring the legacies of George Thomas; Army Veteran, and community advocate, Min Rena Fuller. Help us to uphold their commitment to leadership and service. The Hazelwood Platoon alongside Hazelwood volunteers will complete 2 memorial service projects, one of which is reviving a vacant lot. Join us in planting shrubs, building an outdoor activities space, constructing pathways, building benches and more! Help us to bring in the Spring Season the right way!…

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Vacant Lot Beautification in Larimer

Support our CommunityCare stewards as they work to stabilize and beautify vacant lots throughout Larimer. We need extra hands to help us with some particularly overgrown vacant lots that are encroaching on the sidewalk. Help us uncover a safe walking path for pedestrians and pick up debris on site. Please come equipped with sturdy footwear (no open toes), as well as clothing that you don't mind getting dirty. RSVP and learn more by contacting Anna at anna@groundedpgh.org or 412-361-2099 x 6#. Location: 558…

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Help or High Water: A Volunteer Fair, Volume 3

Help or High Water: A Volunteer Fair, Volume 3 A volunteer fair to connect Pittsburghers - for the first time at Community Forge in Wilkinsburg! 40+ nonprofits will be on site to share ways to support their causes: volunteering, donating, joining the board of directors. Thinking about getting more involved? The time is now. Help or High Water is free to attend, all ages, and accessible. Proceeds from the food trucks, raffle prizes, and cash bar will benefit Pittsburgh Cares,…

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Meet The Fleet – A Pop Up Clean up Day and Party

The Mon River Fleet is an alliance between McKeesport, Duquesne, Braddock and Clairton dedicated to seeking innovative ways to spread health care education and solutions throughout their communities. This day will offer the entire Fleet an opportunity to come together, celebrate the work that has been done and seek inspiration for future endeavors. The event will be held on Dana Jackson's Reservoir Retreat, located on the corner of Union & Beaver St. in McKeesport. 9A-12P: Volunteer Clean Up Volunteers will meet on Dana's site at 9AM.…

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