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Bethlehem Haven of Pittsburgh
November 7, 2007

I have been to Bethlehem Haven twice, and been equally impressed twice. The organization is to empower women with D & A and or mental health issues to gain control of their life's through long term housing program. Their facility is an open space that was recently renovated. It has clean and modern rooms and beautiful communal spaces for their clients.

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

the annual reports

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I met and interacted with the clients.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I worked with DHS and ForbesFunds .

Riverlife
November 7, 2007

Riverlife is a nonprofit that seems to be run like a for-profit business. After my meeting with Jeremy, I knew that he is serious about looking at all positives and negatives of a situation dealing with the future of the organization.

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I worked with Jeremy to update the greatnonprofits website.

Life's Work of Western PA
November 7, 2007

I was able to visit Life'sWork through my volunteer work with the greatnonprofits website. The experience was a wonderful one. Chris, Director of Marketing and Development, took us around the facility, and showed us the people the serve and the work they do. I was overwhelmed by the size of the operation and the happiness of the clients served.

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

the happy faces of clients served.

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

the pride and dignity this organization provides to their clients.

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

patient amazing people.

Ways to make it better...

I would have been able to talk to the clients.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I worked with Chris to update the greatnonprofits website.

YouthWorks, a Program of Goodwill of Southwestern PA
November 7, 2007

As soon as you walk in the door you are greeted with a friendly atmosphere and helpful staff. This organization has a wonderful energy and provides work to the at-risk youth.

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

the reviews online

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Ways to make it better...

reviewers would have been in the office.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I worked with Dara to explain Greatnonprofits.org.

Sustainable Pittsburgh
October 28, 2007

Sustainable Pittsburgh is a Nonprofit with a zest for the future. The energetic and initiative staff, make this organization different from other Nonprofits that are not willing to embrace the changing nature of the Nonprofit community. I look forward to see the creative ways they will grow the organization.

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

embrace for technology

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Ways to make it better...

I see the results of the new practices.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & GPNP.

Coro Center for Civic Leadership
October 16, 2007

This organization is focused on developing civic leadership across the country. The programs they run provide tools to gain skills that are hardly ever developed during formalized education or in the workplace. These skills include consensus building, critical and deliberate questioning, and ethical decision making to name a few. The CORO experience is wonderfully unique and builds people within that framework. If you have the opportunity to join or support CORO, I suggest that you do it and enjoy the ride! I'm on the Pittsburgh train and not sure where its headed.....

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

the first day of the fellowship.

Ways to make it better...

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

fundraise and fundraise and fundraise.

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

the pursuit of excellence.

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

helpful and honest.

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

run the world.

Ways to make it better...

there were more hours in the day.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

funding!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008

MY ROLE:
Client Served & '08 Coro Fellow.