Feb 13: Three Rivers Community Foundation awards event

To celebrate 20 years of support for community-based organizations working for social justice, the Three Rivers Community Foundation (TRCF) is hosting its 20th Anniversary and Champions of Change Awards. The event will be held at The Andy Warhol Museum on Saturday evening, February 13. The evening’s festivities will celebrate the Foundation’s 20 years of providing 440 grants to 260 grassroots organizations in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

The event will include h
ors d’oeuvres and drinks, the inaugural Champions of Change Awards, live music, a strolling videographer, a social change arts show and poster contest featuring paintings, posters, and cartoons by local and national artists, an Andy Warhol Film and social justice film showing in the Warhol Theater, a tour of the exhibit halls on the first four floors of The Warhol Museum (and previews of new exhibits), performances, skits, and poetry readings by local groups and individuals, live drawing demonstrations by cartoonists, and a silent auctions of events/entertainment/sporting packages and art to benefit the TRCF grant-making endowment.

Anyone interested in celebrating the accomplishments of the Three Rivers Community Foundation, and learning more about social justice and change, is welcome to attend this event. To learn more, to register, or to sponsor the event, contact Anne Lynch at 412-243-9250 or email
trcf@trcf.net .

The Mission of the Three Rivers Community Foundation (TRCF) is to support grassroots organizations in the 10-county Southwestern Pennsylvania region that are working to promote social justice and bring about change in the areas of race, economic status, environmental justice, disability rights, and gender identity. Founded in 1989, TRCF is a member of the Funding Exchange, a national association of foundations that share a commitment to supporting community-based philanthropy through “Change, not charity.”

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