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UPCOMING EVENTS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monthly Community Meeting

April 13th | Tuesday @ 6pm

This month will feature presentations by the Department of Public Works on Recycling, Women for a Healthy Environment on the Dangers of Lead, and Financial Empowerment by Catapult of Greater Pittsburgh.

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

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Hazelwood Greenway Cleanup

Sunday, April 25th @ 2:30pm -- Bring a cardboard box, hand rake, and gloves to help us pick up the broken glass along the trail. We'll meet at forest entrance at the top of Elizabeth Street.

Hazelwood Environmental Development Meetings

April 26th | 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

 

Greenway Hike with Outdoor Afro

Friday, May 15th @ 5:30pm - 7:30pm -- Medium-paced hike with the Pittsburgh chapter of Outdoor Afro, a national organization with the mission of promoting Black leadership and participation in nature. Everyone is welcome! ​MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES.

Please register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hazelwood-hike-with-outdoor-afro-tickets-149370875309

Emergency Rental Assistance

Our grant program for Hazelwood residents is closed, however, anyone in Allegheny County can now apply for the new Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) run by Action Housing. This program covers both rent and utilities that are past due from the date of the original COVID shutdown last March. You must make less than 80% of area median income, and prove that you either lost income due to COVID or saw an increase in your exThere is no separate application process for residents of the c that will open on Monday, March 15th. Apply for that program at 

https://covidrentrelief.alleghenycounty.us/

 

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.

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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

info@hazelwoodinitiative.org

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