Volunteers make a real difference in the lives of the women POWER serves, working alone or in groups on short- and long-term projects. Our volunteer coordinator will work with you to determine the best fit for you.

Ongoing volunteer opportunities include:
Escorting clients to appointments
Clerical support, including data entry & social media
Fundraising & event-related activities
Skill-sharing (knitting, yoga, creative writing, and more)
Hands-on projects

For more information, contact Karen Clark, Volunteer Coordinator,
by email or by calling 412.243.7535, ext. 1113.


Harriet King and Holly Palumbo of BNY Mellon are two of the 55 volunteers who staffed POWER’s annual fund raiser, POWER Promises. Connie Cheng, Lydia Newman, Judy Dodd, Leah Russano, Candy Abram & Valerie Pedigo gave presentations on nutrition and finances, sponsored by Giant Eagle and Citizens Bank. Cody and his friend Michele Bossers lead POWER House residents on walks. Carol Martin staffs the administration and outpatient reception desk. Mahogany Thaxton teaches grammar skills.
Debbie Scribner teaches cooking skills while making delicious lunches. Clients' fists after taking a self-defense class at Shaolin Studios from volunteer Lisa Nakamura. Connie Coffelt, leader of Girl Scout Troops 58022 & 52718 at the Ellis School with 58 boxes of cookies donated by the troops to POWER. Leah Russano of Citizen's Bank discusses finances with clients during lunch. Lisa Buettner collects gifts for clients.
Michelle Coleman staffed the reception desk. Pamela Brown and Elise Villella selling raffle tickets at POWER Promises. Pat Calabro and Yvonne Novick selling 50-50 raffle tickets at POWER Promises. POWER Board members Sherree Goldstein and Mary Prezioso at POWER Promises. POWER Promises silent auction volunteers.
POWER Promises Silent Auction Volunteers Heather Sotomayor and Micah Bronaugh. Pitt dietician students Connie Cheng and Lydia Newman enjoy lunch with POWER clients. Registered Dietician Judy Dodd of Giant Eagle & Pitt gave nutrition information to POWER clients. Tina Flowers, Melinda Gaus, Tyler Sgrignoli, & Dana Railsback helped organize the nutrition & finance seminars.  
For help, call the POWER Line: 412.243.8755
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