On December 16, 2018 Extended Family Care partnered with Club Cycle in support of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) for two charity rides. Voluntary donations were accepted at the door and riders were offered the choice of two free classes at Club Cycle, a new cycling club located in downtown Pittsburgh. Over $600 was raised in support of the Fund.
The HCEF provides multiple resources for children who are deemed homeless. Over the past year, the Fund has provided over $25000 in scholarships and $2000 in backpacks and supplies to support a fraction of the 3,500+ children in Allegheny County who reside within 43 school districts in need of assistance. The mission of the HCEF is to advance the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness, guiding them to be productive, empowered citizens.
However, further assistance is necessary to reach all the children in need. In addition to monetary donations, the Fund accepts supplies for children and families and is always thankful for volunteers and partnerships. Detailed information can be found on their website at www.homelessfund.org.
If you or a loved one are considering Homecare Services in Pittsburgh PA, please call and talk to the caring staff at Extended Family Care of Pittsburgh at (412) 693-6009. We will answer all of your questions.
Laura has earned her MBA in Health Care Administration from Canisius College and a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Laura has sat on three Professional Advisory Committees throughout the community, has been on the Board of Directors for a non-profit nursing home, and currently acts as an Advisory Board Member for both the Alliance for Community Respite Care and Gateway Health Plan.She is also an active committee member of the Southwestern PA Partnership on Aging, Twilight Wish Foundation and North Allegheny baseball, softball and lacrosse Boosters.Community Engagement and Education has been her passion and she enjoys teaching opportunities for the American Red Cross and a local community college as well as collaborative grant writing with various healthcare and education partners.
Raising four active children with her husband Brian, she seems to spend more free time on fields and courts than she does at home. Although they live in Pittsburgh, you will never see a Steelers logo in their home.Instead, the Bills, Sabres and some Pirates gear are more often visible. “My empathy is always for the underdog.They usually work harder than everyone else.”. –Laura Partridge
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele
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