On April 12th, 2016, Emmaus held one of its best Community Nights yet! It was a night of music, friendship, and fun. New friends from Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church in East Liberty joined us and Minister Van Lee opened the event with a prayer. Then, Emmaus Non-Residential client Carl treated us to his first […]
We’re always busy at Emmaus! We want to keep you up-to-date about what’s happening at the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh. You can follow our Community happenings here on the website, by following us on Facebook and Twitter, and by signing up for our e-mail and mailing lists. Thanks for your interest. We hope to see you at an Emmaus event soon!
Only two months until Derby Day! Get out your fancy hat and your dancing shoes, because we’re having a party! Join us for the 9th Annual Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala at the Pittsburgh DoubleTree on May 7th, 2016! For more information or to purchase tickets, visit our event site. We’ve also started selling tickets for […]
Make a living by making a difference! Emmaus is now hiring Direct Support Professionals! Emmaus has been voted as a Top Workplace four times by the Post-Gazette and was even named as the “Workplace with the Strongest Ethics and Values” in 2013! For a caring, mission-focused work environment and an opportunity to share your life […]
On March 4th, Emmaus’ Executive Director Karen Jacobsen addressed a panel of twelve legislators about the recruitment and retention crisis that we are facing in the disability service field. Read her full remarks here. Thank you to all of the legislators who took the time to attend this panel, including Sen. Camera Bartolotta, Rep. Jason Ortitay, […]
Did you know that March is Intellectual Disability Awareness Month? Let’s celebrate! Visit our website and social media pages throughout the month for info, statistics, and calls to action to support our mission of improving the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities in our region! Nancy Thaler, Deputy Secretary of the Office of […]
From birthday celebrations to new jobs to painting, the Emmaus residents haven’t missed a beat this winter! (top left) Residents and friends celebrated big at Diane’s 80’s-themed birthday extravaganza!; (top right) Congratulations to Sharay on her new job at Giant Eagle!; (bottom) We always have a great time at Painting with a Twist!
We are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service! The Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service is given annually to someone who has shown by their actions that they serve as Emmaus Co-Founder Ken served. Someone who never stops giving of themselves, as Ken never stopped giving of himself. Visit our […]
It’s not too late to make a tax-deductible gift to the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh! Every gift helps us welcome more people home to Emmaus and build a Community in which people truly “break bread” together and share their lives. That Community includes you! Thank you for believing in our mission. Happy New Year!
Emmaus recently purchased our tenth home! We’re working hard to prepare it for move-in, but we need your help! Please check out our new “A Welcoming Place” Amazon wish list and consider purchasing an item to help us make this house a home! Items will ship directly to Emmaus, and your donation is tax-deductible. Don’t […]
The Emmaus team has been working hard to connect with the greater community and further our mission through friendships and partnerships throughout the region. Recently, you may have seen us at the West PACS Job & Internship Fair, the University of Pittsburgh Volunteer Fair, the Greater Pittsburgh Non-profit Partnership’s Non-profit Summit, and the Rehabilitation and […]