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Video: Development Activities Meeting
Nov. 9th | Almono Partners
Proposed changes to the Hazelwood Green site Preliminary Land Development
Hazelwood Greenway Hike & Paint
Oct. 16th | Saturday @ 10am - 12p
RSVP HERE. Supplies limited. We will provide paper, oil pastels, and colored pencils. We recommend you bring chairs or blankets to sit on and wear pants and closed toed shoes as the hike can be a bit rocky and hilly.
Oct. 19th | Tuesday @ 5pm - 7pm
Hazelwood and Glen Hazel residents may sign up to receive 1-2 trees for their yards as part of our ReLeaf Hazelwood grant from the Pittsburgh Foundation to improve the beauty, climate resilience, and air quality of the neighborhood.
RSVPs Required. Reserve your tree HERE.
Oct. 31st | Sunday @ 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Our annual Safe Halloween event will take place at the gazebo at the corner of Johnston Avenue and Second Avenue. All candy will be sealed in a large bag for safety.
Community Tree Planting Event
Nov. 6 | Saturday @ 10am - 12pm
As part of our grant from The Trust for Public Land, residents are invited to participate in the final planting of the Hazelwood Greenway restoration area where the goats worked this summer.
Make sure to bring your waiver!
Hazelwood Community Meeting
Nov. 9th | Tuesday @ 6pm
Join us for our Monthly Community Meeting to get the latest news on proposed developments as well as resources to help you stay in your home comfortably and protect your health.
RSVP HERE to get the Zoom Link. Meetings have captions for those with hearing difficulties.
CALL IN TO LISTEN: (646) 558-8656
Meeting ID: 853 9182 9343
Meetings are every second Tuesday of the month.
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 expenses. There is no separate application process for residents of the county--it is for everyone in Allegheny County. Apply for the program at
Help to Pay your Internet Bill
There is now a covid relief program for low-income families suffering from the digital divide. You may be eligible for up to $50 off your internet bill and a $100 rebate on an internet device. For more information and to apply go to https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit .
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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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
the expansion of local small businesses,
neighborhood programs that provide residents with opportunities for enriched cultural experiences, and
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.