#LoveIsStronger Critical Need Giving Event
- November 1, 2018
- CiviCore Giving Platform, Critical Need Giving Event, Pittsburgh Foundation
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
On Saturday, October 27th, a gunman entered the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA and killed 11 people. CNN reported it as the deadliest attack on the Jewish Community in United States history. The event in Pittsburgh has impacted us all as we grieve the loss of lives, and think about the victims’ families and communities.
#LoveIsStronger Critical Needs Giving Event
The character of a nation is put to the test in its darkest times, and while the pain of this event can be debilitating, it does not leave us immobilized. CiviCore is honored to assist The Pittsburgh Foundation in supporting a critical needs giving event through the CiviCore Giving Platform. The efforts of our collaboration have resulted in the #LoveIsStronger giving event which is currently underway.
#LoveIsStronger is running November 1st through November 3rd, 2018. The event promotes charitable giving in support of eight organizations engaged in meeting the needs of those impacted by the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Tree of Life is home to three congregations: Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha, New Light and Dor Hadash.
Incentivized Giving: #LoveIsStronger Matching Fund
The Pittsburgh Foundation is contributing a dollar for dollar match pool up to $150,000 for the #LoveIsStronger giving event through Nov. 3.
The eight organizations participating in the critical needs giving event are:
- Dor Hadash Congregation
- Fraternal Order of Police
- Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
- Jewish Community Center
- Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS)
- Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
- Tree of Life* Or L’Simcha Congregation
- New Life Congregation
Critical Need and Crisis-based Giving
CiviCore has supported giving events through the CiviCore Giving Platform in response to the 2017 Las Vegas Shooting, Hurricane Harvey, and the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting, among others. Please contact us if your organization or community is interested in hosting an event-based giving event that leverages the CiviCore Giving Platform.