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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Environment

Mission: "Bring the Rivers to Life- and Bring Life to the Rivers "

Geographic areas served: Southwestern PA

Programs: Riverlife provides services, including design, construction oversight and project management, to private and public entities in relation to development within three rivers park, pittsburgh's grand 13 mile continuous loop of riverfront parks and trails.

riverlife also provides advocacy and input on matters related to environmental, design quality and public access in the implementation of projects within three rivers park through a process that attempts to incorporate the viewpoints of all of the stakeholders involved, including the public.

Community Stories

5 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

In October, Riverlife provided a tour of the Point State Park project to a group of visitors to Pittsburgh for the International City Management Association Conference that I was charged with showing around town. The Riverlife team provided a great historical review of The Point, explained what the park means us in the present day,and laid out a vision of the park's future that was truly exciting. Our guests related to me how impressed they were with not only our geographic beauty, but our civic efforts to capitalize on our greatest asset--the Rivers. Thanks Riverlife--you did us proud!

5 Joe

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

In the past several years my wife and I have ridden all of the riverfront bike trails in the area - they are simply great. Also, I have begun to row, and there is nothing better than to see the downtown wake-up as the sun rises over the Allegheny. Commendations to all who have worked so effectively and with great vision to reclaim these wonderful regional assets. Thanks.

4 sps1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I ride bikes all the time, and I'm so grateful and glad that Riverlife has developed so many fruitful partnerships that have resulted in the creation of new awesome bike trails that I use all the time.

14 aks

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I love the idea of creating a great, contiguous park in downtown Pittsburgh. I would love to see Pittsburgh among the greenest cities in the world, in every sense of the word "green" and this organization is moving the city towards that.

5 PittsburghFellow


Rating: 4

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.