Emmaus Community Executive Director Karen Jacobsen was named by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the most admired CEOs in the region. Karen was honored at an awards dinner at the Westin Hotel in April. Read the full article here.
Emmaus has been recognized by many local media outlets for its work with people with intellectual disabilities and autism over the years. Follow our latest press releases and media coverage here.
Emmaus resident Marisa and her father, Joe, were featured in WESA’s “WESA Celebrates People Making a Difference” series for their volunteer work in the community. Read the full story and listen to the interview here.
Emmaus was profiled in the South Pittburgh Reporter for its work toward creating warm and family-like holiday experiences in the Emmaus homes. See the full article in the South Pittsburgh Reporter here. Excerpt: “Emmaus is committed to building community with our residents, staff, volunteers, supporters, and neighbors. We do it with intention, and this is never more […]
Emmaus residents Sharay and Sidria were featured in the Tribune-Review’s daily slide show for their “spirited” finish at the 2015 Emmaus Spirit Run! See the photo here, slide #7.
Emmaus resident Denise Tedesco was featured in the Tribune-Review for her volunteer work with Goodwill’s Community NOW program. See the full article in the Tribune-Review here.
Emmaus Executive Director Karen Jacobsen and Board Member/Capital Campaign Co-Chair Butch Santicola were interviewed on the Rob Pratte show in April. Listen to the full interview below.
“The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014. In May, they did so with the help of key community members and elected officials at the Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala & 25th Anniversary Celebration. “More than 250 people gathered in the ballroom of the Pittsburgh Fairmont on May 3rd to join in commemorating Emmaus’s 25 years […]
Lisa Freeman, from the Pittsburgh Examiner Style Column, joined us at the Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala on May 3rd at the Pittsburgh Fairmont to cover the event. Read the full article here, check out her slide show, and find out who she deemed “Best Dressed!”
Emmaus is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service: Commander Scott Schubert. The award is given annually to someone who has shown by their actions that they serve the way Emmaus co-founder Ken Wagner served–with great humility and dedication to helping others. Commander Schubert was chosen by the […]
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 an analysis of the organization’s […]