In November 2013, Emmaus CFO Margaret Pollock was honored as a finalist for the Pittsburgh Business Times’ CFO of the Year award. Margaret’s advice for other CFOs: “Work for an organization that aligns with your personal values. Surround yourself with co-workers you believe in–both as people and as contributors to the organization’s mission. And, most […]
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.
In September 2013, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette awarded the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh with both the #10 Top Workplace (the highest ranked non-profit in our field) and the Workplace with the Strongest Ethics and Values Award. View the full listings here. Read more about the Most Ethical Workplace Award here. Find out what Emmaus employees had […]
The 18th Annual Emmaus Golf Classic: A Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational was featured in the South Pittsburgh Reporter in August. The winners of this year’s tournament have been invited to participate in the national finals at the famous Pinehurst Resort. See the full story here.
On June 20th, 2013, five volunteers from the Green Tree Rotary Club set out for Jericho House to brighten the day for its residents with a new coat of paint. Jericho House is a home in Brookline where the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh provides supportive services for two individuals with intellectual disabilities. The two housemates […]
On June 4th, 2013, the South Side-based Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh hosted nineteen volunteers from American Eagle Outfitters as part of the first ever AEO Better World Community Day. Corporate American Eagle employees from New York and Pittsburgh participated in more than 30 projects in one day, with Pittsburgh Cares helping to coordinate the event. […]
Long-time Emmaus staff/Board member Sister Mary Jean Petrarca was featured in the South Pittsburgh Reporter as the 2013 recipient of the Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service. Emmaus Co-Founder Lorraine Wagner presented the award to Sister Mary Jean at the 2013 Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala, to the applause of 250 guests. See the full story here.
Ms. Shekinah Peterson and Ms. Sandy Cerminara, staff members of the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh, were honored with the Kuem Rye Park Memorial Fund Award on March 15,2013. The Kuem Rye Park Memorial Fund was created by Michael Surh, grandson of Mrs. Kuem Rye Park of South Korea, to promote excellence in helping individuals with […]
Emmaus resident and Special Olympic figure skater Cece Wagner was featured in the South Pittsburgh Reporter on 2/19/13, alongside teammates Dave Mulgrave and Bobby Walsh. Cece and teammates attended the Special Olympic State Games in Johnstown in February of 2013. She was awarded two gold medals and one silver medal. See the full story here.
Emmaus Director of Development MiRan Surh was recently featured in an article produced by Allegheny County entitled “Your Culture is Valued Here.” For the past five years, MiRan has served on the Department of Human Services’ Immigrant and International Advisory Council for Allegheny County. She facilitated the translation of the Emmaus brochures into twelve languages, is working to bring better access to […]
On December 4th, Lorraine Wagner, Executive Director of the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh Foundation, announced that Jim & Katie Leyland will serve as chairs of the upcoming “A Lasting Legacy” capital campaign. According to Lorraine Wagner, Executive Director of the Emmaus Community Foundation, “Mr. Leyland managed the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1986 to 1996 and took […]