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2022

Najee Harris hosting event to help homeless children in Pittsburgh
WPXI.com (9.22.2022)

Heroes of the homeless crisis: how Ardana ‘AJ’ Jefferson of Homeless Children’s Education Fund is helping to support some of the most vulnerable people in our communities
Authority Magazine via Medium.com (8.11.2022)

Something Good: Hope Through Learning Awards
Pittsburgh Today Live (8.1.2022)

Homeless Children’s Education Fund helps kids achieve dreams
KDKA (7.22.2022)

Students experiencing homelessness awarded scholarships totaling $30,000
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7.22.2022)

For homeless students transportation issues mean new schools and unfamiliar classrooms
Pittsburgh Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (3.29.2022)

Homeless Children’s Education Fund hires new executive director
Pittsburgh Business Times (3.1.2022)

2021

Scholarships Worth $2,500 Awarded To 8 Students Who Have Experienced Homelessness
KDKA (7.17.2021)

Eight Pittsburgh-area students who experienced homelessness win college scholarships
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7.16.2021)

Grant from Richard King Mellon Foundation funds pilot mobile learning program for families experiencing homelessness
Pittsburgh Business Times (7.7.2021)

Homeless Children’s Education Fund gets $235K grant for mobile learning initiative
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7.7.2021)

‘The strongest lifeline’: Districts struggle to find Allegheny County’s homeless students as COVID increased distance and needs
Public Source (4.8.2021)

JuJu is sharing the love
Steelers.com (4.8.2021)

JuJu Smith-Schuster Announces $75,000 in Grants to 10 Pittsburgh Charities
JuJu Foundation (4.8.2021)

Student Homelessness Has Likely Increased During Pandemic Though Tracking Hasn’t Kept Up
90.5 WESA (3.22.2021)

People on the move: 2/28/2021
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2.28.2021)

How Pittsburgh community groups are picking up the slack through hardships of remote learning
Pittsburgh City Paper (2.24.2021)

Highmark Health Gives Back to Its Community Through HCEF
Disability Matters with Host Joyce Bender (2.9.2021)

Education Advocates Ask City School District For Transparency In Reopening Plans
90.5 WESA (1.22.2021)

Group questions Pittsburgh Public Schools plan for virtual learning until Spring
WPXI (1.22.2021)

PPS Students Can’t Wait Another 2 Months To Get Back In The Classroom, Pittsburgh Learning Collaborative Says
KDKA (1.22.2021)

2020

Homeless students navigate school work during the pandemic (6:15 — 13:37)
The Confluence, 90.5 WESA (9.14.2020)

Homeless students in Pittsburgh find relief from Hope Through Learning Awards
Kidsburgh (7.20.2020)

Mental Health Awareness: These Pittsburghers share the importance of supporting themselves and others in this pandemic
Public Source (5.29.2020)

Students Experiencing Homelessness Could be Disproportionately Impacted by School Closures
90.5 WESA (3.26.20)

Youth homelessness on the rise in Pa., numbers increasing faster than U.S. average
WITF (2.24.20)

2019

Gateway Health, Homeless Children’s Education Fund at WPXI Holiday Parade
WPXI (11.30.19)

It’s Cutch Charity Week. Andrew McCutchen hopes it will inspire you to Volunteer.
NEXT Pittsburgh (11.17.19)

Ignorance is not bliss: Child homelessness must be acknowledged, addressed
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10.28.19)

PHOTOS: Demonstrators Gather To Raise Awareness Of Allegheny County’s More Than 4,100 Homeless Youth
90.5 WESA (10.18.19)

Homeless Children’s Education Fund
“In Touch” at Broadcast Communications Inc. (8.18.19)

Students who overcame homelessness receive scholarships
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7.19.19)

Education Is A ‘Bridge To Hope’ For Pittsburgh’s Homeless Youth 
90.5 WESA (3.21.19)

How One Pittsburgh Organization Is Showing Homeless Youth What Love Feels Like
Dugan & Associates (1.27.19)

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