Sto-Rox Nonprofit Aims for Record Support During Pittsburgh Gives

For Immediate Release – On Thursday, October 3, 2013, Focus On Renewal (FOR) is participating in Pittsburgh Gives, a resource of The Pittsburgh Foundation. Donations of $25 or more made that day to FOR through the Pittsburgh Gives website ( will have a portion of the gift matched.

To be eligible for the match, donations must be made through that website with a MasterCard or Visa credit card during the 24 hours of October 3, 2013.

The DONATE NOW button at will appear on October 3, 2013 from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. ET.

Last year, Focus On Renewal raised more than $10,000 from 90 individuals through the Day of Giving. The agency’s goal this year is $15,000. Donations will help support all of FOR’s important programs, including the food pantry, community center, library, early childhood and the arts.

Focus On Renewal is able to answer any questions about the Pittsburgh Gives opportunity at 412-771-6460 x 305.

About Pittsburgh Gives:
The aim of this initiative is to increase the level of knowledge about nonprofits in the region; leverage or increase individual funding for organizations; and spotlight charitable trends in the region.

About Focus On Renewal:
Focus On Renewal (FOR) is a non-profit human service agency that has served the McKees Rocks community for more than 40 years. The agency’s mission is to empower the development of spirit, mind and body of individuals so they may live their lives in a dignified and fully human way. FOR services include a community center, food pantry, free daily lunch for those in need, Early Head Start and family support programs, the FOR Sto-Rox Library and the Father Ryan Arts Center. (

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