Volunteer Stories

We believe in the power of volunteerism to transform our community. United Way Volunteers come from all walks of life. They roll up their sleeves and go where their time and talent is needed most. Be on the front lines and see what a difference your support makes. Below are just a few of our volunteer’s stories.

We believe in the power of volunteerism to transform our community. United Way Volunteers come from all walks of life. They roll up their sleeves and go where their time and talent is needed most. Be on the front lines and see what a difference your support makes. Below are just a few of our volunteer’s stories.

Dan Onorato

Pay it Forward

Dan Onorato

One Man’s Experiences Lead Him to Encourage Community to Give Back
David Burstin

Answering the Call

David Burstin

A Chance To Make A Difference Ignites Commitment to Giving.
Dodi Walker Gross

Taking Care of Her Own

Dodi Walker Gross

Working as a lawyer and a partner at Reed Smith, Pittsburgh native Dodi Walker Gross is no stranger to helping the community.
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A Philanthropic Love Story

Ed and Amy Haller

Newlyweds Ed and Amy Haller have rapidly earned a reputation for their commitment to the United Way since arriving in Pittsburgh.
Terrell Family

A Dollar Makes a Difference

Elizabeth Terrell

With a demanding job and two children, living a busy lifestyle is nothing new to Elizabeth Terrell.
Joe and Melissa Sharp

It's About Giving

Joe and Melissa Sharp

The Sharp household is active, engaged, and involved.
John and Carolyn George

Not your Father's United Way

John George

He has seen major changes in his industry since he embarked on a career in hospital administration in the early ‘70s.
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