North Way Christian Community Church in Pittsburgh, PA

Local Partners

All-Campus Partners House of Manna House of Manna serves the community of Homewood, working to bring everyday people into the family of God through study, fellowship, and spiritual growth. North Way serves meals every other month at the weekly Friday night gatherings, and there are many other opportunities to be involved. Sign upto volunteer, or email eastend@northway.org for more information. Family Guidance Family Guidance is committed to supporting children and restoring families of all cultures in western Pennsylvania by working in concert with local churches and communities to share the love of Jesus Christ through building meaningful relationships with God and others. Their initiatives include: Y.E.S., an after-school program for urban youth; Promise Camp, a camping ministry for at-risk youth; One-to-One, a youth mentoring program; and L.A.M.P. (Learning Assistance and Mentoring Partnerships). Contact: Anna Marie Caulkins: amcaulkins@familyguidance.net Video: Family Guidance on the Front Lines Pittsburgh Kids Foundation The Pittsburgh Kids Foundation is for youth pastors, churches, and anyone who is interested in reaching kids for Jesus and helping to expand the Kingdom of God in Pittsburgh and beyond. They have been actively involved in the lives of Haitian orphans and the people of Haiti for over 15 years. The PKF partners with three centers in Cap Haitien, Haiti where North Way sends short-term mission teams: EBAC, IDADEE, and New Vision Children’s Home. Our partners there care for the basic needs of orphan children and nurture their relationship with Jesus Christ. Please consider sponsoring one of the 140 children living in these homes and make a difference in a child’s life. Contact Brad: brad@pittsburghkidsfoundation.com for more information. Light of Life Light of Life Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered ministry that provides food, shelter, and life-saving programs for the poor, homeless, and addicted, with a vision to build disciples for the Kingdom of God among this population. If you are interested in serving, you can sign up on the Light of Life volunteer database, or you can contact Emily: erabatin@lightoflife.org for more information. Women’s Choice Network Women’s Choice Network’s medical and ministry centers offer free and confidential resources to women and men who have questions about pregnancy, abortion, sexually transmitted diseases and related issues. Their desire is to empower abortion-vulnerable women to choose life. Contact Linda: lindaf@womenschoicenetwork.com for more information. Wexford Campus Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank North Way partners with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank through a food pantry located at the Wexford campus. From noon-2pm on the second Thursday of each month, the food pantry stores and distributes food to individuals who need food assistance. Donations are accepted in the hallway across from the Trinity Room. Items needed are listed above the collection bin and on the electronic screens in the Atrium. Contact: Karen Rose. Oakland Campus Urban Impact Urban Impact invests in the lives of at-risk children, youth, and their families on the North Side of Pittsburgh to develop mature, responsible followers of Christ. For more information, please contact Megan Starkey: megan.weigel29@gmail.com. Open Hand Ministries Open Hand rehabs or reconstructs vacant houses in the economically challenged Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Garfield and East Liberty, providing disadvantaged low- and moderate-income families an opportunity for affordable homeownership and helping them move into their first home. Email us for more information, or contact Cameron Marchese: marchesecd1@gmail.com to volunteer. Garfield Urban Farm Garfield Urban Farm is a large-scale, organic, community gardening project located on a three-acre tract of abandoned/unused land that has been reclaimed and transformed into a fruitful community opportunity to bless and empower the citizens of the East End neighborhood of Garfield. Contact John: john@pghopendoor.org for more information. PRISM Pittsburgh Region International Student Ministries, Inc. (PRISM) partners with the local church to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of international students. Get involved by being a Friendship Partner, Holiday Host, through the Garage Giveaway, or through other volunteer opportunities. Email Renee Pullen: reneelpullen@gmail.com or oakoutreach@northway.org for more information. Sewickley Valley Campus World Vision Pittsburgh World Vision’s Gifts-in-Kind Distribution Center packages and ships items to the neediest victims of natural and manmade upheaval. Volunteers donate their time to the center’s work and get involved with a hands-on mission. Contact: pavolunteers@worldvision.org. Choices Pregnancy Center Located in Coraopolis, the Center offers free and confidential resources to women and men who have questions about pregnancy and related issues. Client advocates and trained medical staff are available to listen to concerns and help to empower abortion-vulnerable women to choose life. East End Campus Urban Impact Urban Impact invests in the lives of at-risk children, youth, and their families on the North Side of Pittsburgh to develop mature, responsible followers of Christ. For more information, please contact Seth Reichart: seth.reichart@uifpgh.org. East End Cooperative Ministries EECM mobilizes local volunteers to serve those in need in the East End. EECM organizes a food pantry, a soup kitchen, Meals on Wheels, food drives to serve the hungry, an emergency shelter, a drop-in center, and multiple transitional housing sites to serve the homeless. A range of programming reaches at-risk children and youth. Contact Tracy: tracyh@eecm.org for more information. Garfield Urban Farm Garfield Urban Farm is a large-scale, organic, community gardening project located on a three-acre tract of abandoned/unused land that has been reclaimed and transformed into a fruitful community opportunity to bless and empower the citizens of the East End neighborhood of Garfield. Contact John: john@pghopendoor.org for more information. Dormont Campus Curo Women’s Care Clinic Curo Women’s Care Clinic of Pittsburgh is a non-profit care clinic providing free medical services and accurate information on all options regarding unplanned pregnancy. For more information, please contact Sandy Weiss.