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East End Community House

Pittsburgh, PA (2012)

East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) is a 501-C-3 corporation providing a wide range of social services addressing the pressing needs of residents in Pittsburgh’s East End.

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East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) is a 501-C-3 corporation providing a wide range of social services addressing the pressing needs of residents in Pittsburgh’s East End. The EECM facility has a gross building area of 56,800 sq. ft. and incorporates an open central courtyard, rooftop gardens and terraces, a rooftop greenhouse, kitchen and dining facilities, ashared-suite homeless center for men and women, a chapel, a respite care center, an informal café, administrative offices, a multi-purpose classroom, and assembly and small meeting rooms.The project supports new programming, which includes a 24- hour development program for people who are homeless, new youth and adult education classes, on-site employment programs, nutritional education and nutrition services for those in need, organic gardening and garden product preparation and marketing, community meals and other community-based activities.

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