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In the News This Week

Check out these links for the latest news related to the intellectual and developmental disability community! 8/18/14: Adults with ASD Choose to Become Small Business Owners (Autism Daily Newscast) 8/25/14: Allegheny County to Offer Financial Helping Hand to Some Group Home Residents (Post-Gazette) 8/25/14: People with Down Syndrome are Pioneers in Alzheimer’s Research (NPR) 8/26/14: […]

Register for the Emmaus Spirit Run!

Don’t Run for Us — Run WITH Us!  Calling all runners and walkers! The Emmaus Spirit Run will be held on October 18, 2014 at 10 am! The race starts at the South Shore Riverfront Park and will consist of a 5k race and a 1k Fun Walk. It’s a family-friendly event, and all are […]

Emmaus Golf Classic: 9/22/14!

The Emmaus Golf Classic: A Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational is coming up on September 22, 2014 at The Club at Nevillewood. Sponsorships, program ads/tee signs, and foursomes are still available! Sign up online or by downloading a registration form today! Special thanks to our national sponsors–Liberty Mutual Insurance (Presenting Sponsor), Taylormade adidas, Sports Vision Eyewear, […]

Emmaus Community Night: 9/16/14

The next Emmaus Community Night will be held on September 16, 2014 at the Prince of Peace Parish Hall (81 S. 13th St.)in the South Side. Everyone is welcome to attend! Emmaus Community Night is an opportunity for Emmaus residents, staff, family members, volunteers, and friends to come together for an evening of sharing. There […]

Join us at Mad Mex for a Benefit Dinner!

Join the Emmaus Young Professional Advisory Board for an evening of food and fun as we celebrate Halloween & the Day of the Dead at Mad Mex in Shadyside! Mad Mex will donate all proceeds to the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh! Your $40 ticket includes: a Mexican buffet, one 16oz Dos Equis draft or 16 […]

Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh Black & Gold Club

Announcing Our Winners!

Congratulations to the following August winners in the Emmaus Black & Gold Club: Four season tickets for the RMU Men’s Basketball Team: Frank Gaudio Admission for 6 to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium: Father Robert Cedolia Admission & equipment for two at Three Rivers Paintball: Jack Rosso Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh polo shirt and […]

Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 26th marks the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! When President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA on July 26, 1990, he said, ““Three weeks ago we celebrated our nation’s Independence Day. Today we’re here to rejoice in and celebrate another ‘independence day,’ one that is long overdue. With today’s signing of […]

Calling All Runners

Registration for the first Emmaus Spirit Run is now open! This event will feature a chipped 5k race and 1k fun walk along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail, with spoooooky festivities (and free massages!) to follow in the South Shore Riverfront Park. Join us! The price is $25 for individuals, $15 for kids 13 & […]

Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service: Giving Back

In May, Commander Scott Schubert was awarded the 2014 Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service for his many contributions to the community. Two anonymous donors have made it possible for us to award each year’s winner with a gift to the charity of their choosing. This year, Commander Schubert chose Our Clubhouse (formerly Gilda’s Club) […]