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Steelers Take Refugee Kids Shopping

Steelers players Pat Freiermuth and Karl Joseph took some of our newly arrived refugee families shopping at Target over the holidays! Each family received a $300 gift card and the kids were able to pick out whatever items they wanted to get with it. While the kids went straight for…Read More

Bridge Builders Book Fair

On December 16, Bridge Builders partnered with Bookworm Global to host a free book fair in our Crafton Heights space for the kids in the community, including many of our refugee families. The books were sorted by genre and included science books, picture books, early reader books, and more! Kids…Read More

Q&A About Ukrainians Coming to Pittsburgh

Q&A with Ivonne Smith-Tapia, Director of Refugee & Immigrant Services on local answers to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.   We saw the news of people fleeing Ukraine—have Ukrainians actually come to Pittsburgh? Yes! Pittsburgh is one of the many places Ukrainians are coming to escape the ongoing war.  Although…Read More