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UPCOMING EVENTS

COVID-19 ASSISTANCE

Monthly Community Meeting

March 9th | Tuesday @ 6pm

Our March speakers will give an update on plans to create a public gathering space using the parking lot of Elevationz at the corner of Second Ave. and Tecumseh. We will also have a panel of health professionals of color to discuss the research behind the COVID-19 vaccine. If you have community announcements please let us know!

Please register for the meeting at https://bit.ly/2SwPr9k

Or  CALL IN TO LISTEN:

(646) 558-8656
Meeting ID: 853 9182 9343   Passcode: 796212

 

Meetings are every second Tuesday of the month

 

Hazelwood Greenway Hikes

In preparation for the February 22nd meeting, there will be a group hike led by Tiffany, Director of Community Initiatives, to look at different parts of the Greenway. Hikes may be canceled if roads are icy. RSVP on Eventbrite to receive updates and to make sure we have enough equipment and group leaders to separate for groups for COVID safety.

Please dress in warm layers, wear boots or sneakers with thick socks (for mud and snow), and bring an extra mask in case your first one gets wet from the condensate of breathing warm air on a cold day. MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES.

Saturday, Mar. 6th @ 1pm -- meet at top of Elizabeth St. where the woods start. Wear boots and a mask. 

Saturday, Mar. 27th @ 1pm -- Family Hike with Venture Outdoors. Kids will get Explorer Kits they can enjoy the whole year! Please RSVP so we make sure we have enough!

 

Greenway Improvement Meeting

Mar. 23 | Tuesday @ 6pm

The Department of City Planning's environmental and resilience planners will work with us on February 22nd to plan improvements for the Hazelwood Greenway looking at ecological restoration as part of the City's 2030 Climate Change mitigation strategy as well as making it a more welcoming and enjoyable place for residents to hike.  Register: https://bit.ly/305D4EW

 

Hazelwood Environmental Development Meetings

Mar. 29nd | Monday @ 6pm

We host a monthly discussion for those interested in evaluating the environmental impact of proposed developments in the neighborhood and working towards a comprehensive vision for a green and healthy Greater Hazelwood.

 

Register for  the Zoom meeting at 

https://tinyurl.com/GreenHZ

 

Or call in to (301) 715-8592 with 
Webinar ID: 824 6200 4765

Passcode: 106 818

Meetings are every last Monday of the month

Our COVID-19 Relief Grant is back!

The economic fall-out from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused extraordinary harm to our community as many people have lost their jobs or been forced to stop working in order to take care of their children or an elderly relative. 

For this reason, we are again dedicating our Neighborhood Investment Fund to assist residents in need. Click the button to apply for rent, mortgage, utilities, or property tax assistance up to $1,000. Gift cards for up to $200 to help with basic needs are also available.

 

**You can only apply for ONE grant.**

 

Additional COVID- 19 Resources
There are many organizations in our Greater Hazelwood community that are offering food and clothing assistance. There are also local, state, and federal resources for those that need rental and mortgage assistance during this time of crisis. 

Stay informed and get involved!

Become a member

Membership is free and shows our funders that the community supports the work that we do. While anyone can attend a community meeting and we are proud to serve all residents of Hazelwood and Glen Hazel, only members can elect our Board of Directors. Each week, you will also receive our MailChimp newsletter letting you know of upcoming meetings, community events and job opportunities.

Subscribe to our newsletter

If you don't want to vote, but do want to stay informed, sign up here to receive our weekly MailChimp newsletter letting you know about upcoming meetings, community events and job opportunities.

 

(Check your junk mail folder if you signed up previously and haven't been receiving our emails.)

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Donate

If you would like to support the work that we do, then you can donate to our Neighborhood Investment Fund! Traditionally, the NIF has been used to support

 

  1. the expansion of local small businesses,

  2. neighborhood programs that provide residents with opportunities for enriched cultural experiences, and

  3. assist local community groups in distributing needed resources such as food, school supplies, and diapers.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, this fund has been diverted entirely to support emergency relief efforts and provides up to $1,000 of rental, mortgage, utility, and property tax assistance as well as $200 for basic needs assistance.

To donate, please write a check payable to:

"Hazelwood Initiative, Inc."

Write: "NIF" in the memo line

Mail or Drop off to our mailbox here:

4901 Second Ave., 2nd floor 

Pittsburgh, PA 15207

We are a 501(c)3 Non-profit, Community Development Corporation proudly based in Hazelwood!
 

We love our neighborhood. It's why we organize projects that connect residents, offer programs to make homeownership affordable for Hazelwood renters, and work with stakeholders to balance commercial development with neighborhood needs. 

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Hazelwood Initiative, Inc.

4901 Second Ave

2nd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15207

412-421-7234

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