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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.


Walsh Construction Raises $80K at Charity Golf Outing (Construction Equipment Guide)

“Walsh Construction raised more than $80,000 at its seventh annual Pennsylvania regional charity golf outing, held June 6, in Farmington, Fayette, Pa., at the Nemacolin Renaissance Resort and Golf Club. Charity recipients include Rebuilding Pittsburgh Together, St. Anthony School Programs, JDRF , Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh and the McKenzi Ann Loid Scholarship Fund…” [read more]

Press Release: Sean & Mandi Casey Named Winners of Ken Wagner Award

Former Pittsburgh Pirate and wife recognized by Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh for their service, advocacy for people with disabilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pittsburgh, PA, March 25, 2019:  Sean and Mandi Casey have been named as the 2019 winners of the Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service. The award will be presented at the Emmaus Kentucky […]

Press Release: High School Volunteer Group Honors Local War Veterans

Korean-American teenagers from “Friends of Emmaus” volunteer group meet with local Korean War veterans to share their stories and honor their service FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pittsburgh, PA, October 30th, 2018:  Teenagers from the “Friends of Emmaus” volunteer group have spent the last three years dedicating their time and talents to improving the lives of people […]

Press Release: Bethel Park Journalist Receives Golden Quill Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pittsburgh, PA, May 25, 2018:  Bethel Park resident Erin Gannon was awarded the Golden Quill Award in the Radio/Podcasts category for her video, “She Set Them Free: Retiring Exec’s Role in Improving Life for Disabled,” produced by Unabridged Press. Hosted by The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, the Golden Quills competition recognizes […]

As their parents get older, who will care for people with disabilities? (AMERICA Magazine)

In a steady staccato Bob Matesic tells you his dream: “I want to live in a two-storey group home, with three coworkers and four staff people.” The 56-year-old is one of 5.1 million Americans with an intellectual or developmental disability. Like roughly 3.5 million of them, Mr. Matesic still lives with family—his older brother, David, […]

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Press Release: In East Liberty, Diverse Communities Come Together in Song

Diverse Communities Come Together In Song East Liberty’s Rodman Street Baptist Missionary Church, Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh, & Korean Student Volunteer Group Celebrate Music, Faith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pittsburgh, PA, August 2, 2016: On the morning of July 31st, the Rodman Street Baptist Missionary Church in East Liberty was bursting with song, as three diverse […]