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July 10, 2019

At Blackburn Center, volunteers are critical to our organization.   Not only did volunteers start Blackburn Center

in 1976, but they continue to provide thousands of hours of service each year. It is through these volunteers that we are able to strive towards our missio...

May 1, 2017

Across the world, 45.8 million children, women and men live as slaves.  The United States is one of the top three destination points for victims of human trafficking, with victims being forced into industries such as commercial sex, hotels, restaurants, domestic work,...

April 27, 2016

This year, the Pittsburgh Foundation will host its 7th annual Day of Giving.  On May 3, from 8 a.m. until midnight, any donations made through this website will be eligible for matching donations. In Westmoreland County, a $50,000 matching pool has been provided by the...

January 6, 2016

It’s that time of year again!  Time to dust off your favorite high heels (or sneakers! Or roller skates!), get out your markers and poster board, and walk a mile in her shoes! Our 2016 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event will take place on April 16, 2016 at St. Clair Park i...

May 20, 2015

If you follow our blog, you may have learned about our advocacy group, Future Advocates of Blackburn (FAB) from one of its founders, Autumn Stankay.  If you attended our Walk, you might have been handed a flyer from a member of FAB, or seen their great t-shirts. Are yo...

April 23, 2015

 

My name is Laura Fontana and I am a senior at SHU and the spring Greensburg Community Development Corporation intern.  I want to share my adventure in downtown Greensburg before I graduate and leave for grad school. 

 

It started on a Friday night su...

April 22, 2015

The numbers are in....2015 was our biggest walk yet! We had 1,100 walkers at our 5th annual Walk a Mile In Her Shoes! Absolutely incredible!  We are so grateful for such amazing community support -- thank you all!  

 

If you'd like to see pictures of our walk -- inc...

April 15, 2015

We are just a few days away from our signature event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes! If you haven’t registered yet, you have just a few days left to do so — online registration will close on Friday at 9 a.m.  But don’t worry — you can always register in person at St. Clark...

April 7, 2015

I walk because I want others to know I am there for them when they are ready to talk and they are not alone in their struggle.  Too many feel they are isolated, and they need to know they are loved and respected.

 

Why do YOU walk?

 

 

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March 25, 2015

 

Our annual Walk a Mile In Her Shoes event is one of Blackburn Center’s signature opportunities to showcase the role that men can – and do – play in supporting our vision of communities free from domestic and sexual violence. While our walkers include women and childre...

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