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News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: April, 2022

Join us for our 4th Annual Fiesta del Sol, on Friday, June 17, at The Circuit Center Ballroom on the South Side! Celebrate an evening of dance, Latin American food catered by the Fluted Mushroom, a basket raffle, and a special performance by the Diamante Trio with Lilly Abreau.Make your reservations early as tickets will not… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: April, 2022

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News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: March, 2022

Join us for Fiesta del Sol, Friday, June 17, 2022, at the Circuit Center and Ballroom on the South Side. We look forward to celebrating the summer solstice with you in person for the first time since 2019!  Enjoy Latin food, a basket raffle, dancing, and music by the Diamante Trío and Lilly Abreu. Proceeds… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: March, 2022

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News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: February, 2022

An Immigrant’s Journey to a New StartFernando’s immigration journey started when he crossed the Texas border last year, along with five family members, after fleeing dangerous gangs in his home country of Colombia. After making their way to Pittsburgh, the family was referred to Casa San Jose for help with housing and other basic needs.Fernando… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: February, 2022

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News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: January, 2022

Two years ago, Casa San Jose’s Case Manager in Ambridge, was helping a mother, originally from Guatemala, enroll her 4-year old daughter in an area preschool. The school district required medical and dental records. But the little girl was in desperate need of dental treatment. The case manager arranged for the mother and daughter to… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: January, 2022

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News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: December, 2021

¡Muchas Gracias!  A big thanks to everyone who donated to Casa San Jose on Giving Tuesday, November 30!  With a $25,000 match from a private family foundation, we raised $67,100 to continue our daily work. We cannot thank you enough!  As we move toward our year-end giving appeal, we need to raise $1 million by late spring… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: December, 2021

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News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: October 2021

How to Take Action: VOTE on Nov. 2 at your polling place, or earlier by mail ballot (details here.)  All elections are important!  This one will determine Pittsburgh’s mayor and other vital city and county positions and Allegheny County judgeships. And crucially, the PA state Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court.  View your sample ballot here for Allegheny County (other counties’ ballots are… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: October 2021

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News For Amigos De Casa San Jose: August 2021

Welcome to our August, 2021 email newsletter! Dear Amigos de Casa San José,  How to take action: Some good news: the effort in the PA legislature to provide driver’s licenses for all keeps moving forward, recently with a successful hearing at the Transportation Committee on Aug. 11. But it still needs more voices.  Please join Casa in continuing to call on our… Continue reading News For Amigos De Casa San Jose: August 2021

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: July 2021

Welcome to our July, 2021 email newsletter! Dear Amigos de Casa San José,  How to take action: From Billy Reeves, Casa’s community organizer for civic and social engagement: Please volunteer for our Voter Registration Drives and/or Get out the Vote Drives! Voter Registration drives will be in person in various locations, using an app on a tablet… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: July 2021