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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!

Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala: Get Your Tickets Now!

Please join us for the Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala on May 3, 2014 at the Pittsburgh Fairmont. We’ll be dining, dancing, donning our fanciest hats, and having a blast with the residents of Emmaus! Tickets are now on sale for $135 each and may be purchased online here. It’s also not too late to support […]

Emmaus Receives National Recognition

We’re excited to announce that The Nonprofit Times has named Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh as one of the 50 best nonprofits to work for in the country! Emmaus ranked as #21 amongst the nonprofits who received the honor and was #8 out of 25 in the “Medium-sized Nonprofit” category.  The judges base their decisions on […]

Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month! According to the CDC, 1 in 68 American children have a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. Pittsburgh is participating in the Autism Speaks “Light It Up Blue” campaign, which kicked off on World Autism Day on April 2. Through “Light It Up Blue,” communities raise awareness about autism by lighting up […]

What’s Coming Up at Emmaus?

Only 11 more days to buy tickets for our Penguins Ticket Raffle! Contact Tiffany TODAY to get your tickets! Only $5 each for a chance to win four tickets (section 111, on the glass!) and a parking pass for the Pens vs. Coyotes game on March 25th! Only 8 days left to nominate someone for […]

In the News

Check out these articles for news that affects the disability community this week: Check out these links for news relevant to the intellectual and developmental disability community: 2/25/14: Researchers Verify Link between Vitamin D & Potential Autism Cure (The Daily Californian) 3/3/14: Justices Hear Florida Case on Measuring Inmates’ Mental Disabilities (New York Times) 3/3/14: Adults […]

Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh Black & Gold Club

Announcing Our March Black & Gold Club Winners!

Congratulations to the following winners in the Emmaus Black & Gold Club! POWER!: Two tickets (food & drink included!) to see the Pittsburgh Power take on the L.A. Kiss on 5/17 at Consol Arena: Camille Crosby  POWER!: Two tickets (food & drink included!) to see the Pittsburgh Power take on the L.A. Kiss on 5/17 […]

Help Us Plan Our First 5k!

Emmaus is planning its first 5k event, and we need your help! Are you a runner, a planner, or maybe just someone who wants to lend a helping hand to a good cause? Join our 5k planning committee! No particular experience necessary–just a willingness to lend your time and skills to support our mission. Help […]

Join Us at the 2014 Disability & Mental Health Summit

If you are wondering about the transition to adulthood for a child with a disability or mental health issue, come join us at the first ever Children and Youth Disability and Mental Health Summit sponsored by Rep. Dan Miller on March 5th at Beth El Congregation. Emmaus will be one of more than 90 organizations […]

Special Needs Registry in Allegheny County

Did you know that Allegheny County now has a registry to provide emergency responders with important information about people with special needs? Once the person is registered, the information provided will appear on the screen when an emergency call is made from the person’s home. Any county resident who may require additional assistance due to special […]


As we gear up for the Emmaus Kentucky Gala & 25th Anniversary Celebration, to be held on May 3, 2014 at the Pittsburgh Fairmont, we’re kicking off our annual “Win! Place! Show!” raffle! Tickets are available at the $50, $100, and $200 level, and the prizes are fantastic! From high end hotel getaways to Bed […]