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April 15, 2014

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April 16, 2013

NHCO is the best in serving people in need. They have many, many programs to fill the variety of needs of people who come to them for assistance. They can serve so many because they use volunteers ... more

April 15, 2014

NHCO continues to serve people in need. This organization is limited only by the geographical boundaries and by the funding available. They use every possible means to meet the demands of food, shelter, jobs, legal aid, rides, and also school supplies, coats, spring baskets, thanksgiving meals, holiday toys and other gifts,etc. They network with other agencies to increase the scope of aid to those less fortunate.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

April 16, 2013
2 people found this review helpful

NHCO is the best in serving people in need. They have many, many programs to fill the variety of needs of people who come to them for assistance. They can serve so many because they use volunteers and donations from the community to keep their administration costs down.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

February 15, 2012

NHCO helps many individuals and families in a myriad of ways. They strive to aid people from food and job resumes to financial planning and transportation needs, etc. On occasions when they cannot directly fill the need, they refer to other agencies. And they use volunteers in as many roles as possible to keep down the cost of administration and so that more dollars can be used for those in need. It truly is "People Helping People."

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

February 14, 2011

I have been a volunteer for many years.

This is absolutely the best nonprofit organization i have ever helped. They know how to use volunteers with a great variety of volunteer opportunities. They accommodate every one with flexible hours and tasks. By using volunteers in many
different ways and not hiring more staff, they are able to make their funds go farther to help those in need.

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I have seen so many people being assisted in a great variety of ways.

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I cannot think of one thing to change.

September 19, 2013

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1 previous review
October 23, 2007

I am a volunteer at the Allison Park office for about a year and was amazed at the number of services offered by NHCO. The staff and volunteers I work with are very dedicated and concerned about thei... more

September 19, 2013

I have volunteered at North Hills Community Outreach for many years & see all of the good things that are done with food as well as monetary donations. They are truly one of the best "reach out" to the communities non profits that are in the north hills section of Pittsburgh, Pa. Their caring nature of all of the employees as well as the commitment of volunteers is heart warming. I have seen first hand all of the great things that they do when a need is there such as having free bus transportation for those that
can't afford bus fees; their faith in action program that gives rides by volunteers for seniors that need transportation to Drs. offices; having counselors to help men/women to interview well so that they can get a job and be self-sufficient; their Community Auto program that takes vehicles as donations & makes sure that they are ready for the road and if not, have some work done on the vehicle & sell the vehicle for a reasonable price to a person that needs transportation to get to a job or take their child to a doctor appointment and there are other programs too numerous to mention.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

There is nothing that I can see that needs changing in this organization.

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Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

October 23, 2007
5 people found this review helpful

I am a volunteer at the Allison Park office for about a year and was amazed at the number of services offered by NHCO. The staff and volunteers I work with are very dedicated and concerned about their clients. I am so happy that I answered the call when volunteers were needed and look forward to the day of the week that I volunteer. Recently I worked the coat shop and it was heartwarming to watch the faces of people coming in for winter clothing and the graciousness of everyone working there helping and assisting the clients. I left feeling happy that I agreed to work at that event.

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The energy of the staff and volunteers to make things better for their clients in the easiest way possible.

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The staff..

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

all very generous with their time and helpful in new volunteer efforts that I undertake.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Saturate the earth with goodness.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007

April 7, 2013

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1 previous review
May 30, 2008

I have followed North Hills Community Outreach's growth since it started. I covered the floods in 1986 for a local newspaper and formation of NHCO in their wake. I was so impressed with its contributi... more

April 7, 2013

As a volunteer, I see firsthand the dedication and compassion of everyone involved, either staff or the many volunteers. Clients are treated with respect and kindness as they receive help with utilities, housing, employment, food, specialized services to seniors, and assistance with computers, finances and legal issues.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

May 30, 2008
1 person found this review helpful

I have followed North Hills Community Outreach's growth since it started. I covered the floods in 1986 for a local newspaper and formation of NHCO in their wake. I was so impressed with its contributions to the community that I became a volunteer after I retired. You couldn't find more dedicated staff members and the many voluneers who carry out the organization's work.

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the communities it serves

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

working with wonderful people and seeing how NHCO helps people

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

outstanding and dedicated

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

expand its programs

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008

November 20, 2012

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November 20, 2012

I'm so happy to volunteer for such a wonderful nonprofit.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

November 20, 2012

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November 20, 2012

I have volunteered for several years for the "Ask the Attorney" segment of this one stop shop for a wide variety of needs. The personnel on site at the Millvale office are welcoming and generous to their clients. The screening makes my volunteer time more effective. The Millvale site is clean, oranized and very accessible to those members of the surrounding communities which need assistance. I personally donate money as well as time to this organization.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

November 20, 2012

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November 20, 2012

I have worked as a food bank volunteer, toy drive participant, winter coat event coordinator, Job coach and my wife and I are donors to this wonderful organization. Words cannot describe the amazing impact this tremendous organization has on the community and its residents. Seeing the appreciation and knowing that people are there to assist in ones time of need, be it through food, clothing, shelter, employment or just kindness really makes an impact. I would encourage everyone to keep NHCO in mind this Holiday season and all year long and help in any way you can!

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Likely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

November 20, 2012

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November 20, 2012

I volunteer for the Ask the Attorneys program. The program provides advice to people in the community so that they can understand the legal options that are available and the legal process ahead of them. This program has helped some people connect with free or low cost resources so they can finalize their legal matters. Both in-person and phone consultations are available for the community members, and everyone is treated professionally and receives a high quality of customer service. I'm very happy to help such a sonderful organization.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

October 27, 2012

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1 previous review
February 11, 2011

I have been a volunteer at NHCO for over 5 years and continue to be impressed with the compassion and caring of this organization. They meet the needs of people in a great variety of ways. If they a... more

October 27, 2012

As a volunteer, I have seen first hand the compassionate and careful help that is given to people in our community in need. They meet these needs on every level from food to resumes to job search and interviewing skills, untility help, rides and visits for seniors and the disabled, computer skills and much more. This is truly a group worthy of its name and they deserve all the help and support we and our neighbors can give them.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

February 11, 2011

I have been a volunteer at NHCO for over 5 years and continue to be impressed with the compassion and caring of this organization. They meet the needs of people in a great variety of ways. If they are not able to do this because of location or ability, they will guide the person to someone who can help. The community is richer because of their presence.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

by seeing the relief and happiness on people's faces as they know they are not alone and there are people who care and can help them.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to see them have more help and money to continue there good work.

February 25, 2011

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February 25, 2011

I began working with the North Hills Community Outreach about a year as a savings coach. NHCO is a well organized and professionally run organization. It deserves the highest of accolades when it comes to their leadership and vision for the community.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing my clients through the organization meet and exceed their goals

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

none

February 24, 2011

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February 24, 2011

I help senior citizens by giving them rides to doctor appointments, hair appointments or taking them grocery shopping. It is very enjoyable to meet new people and I like the feeling of giving back that I receive from doing this. NHCO is an awesome organization for facilitating this.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

helping senior citizens remain in their homes by helping out.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

do nothing!

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