Pittsburgh, PA (Nov. 6, 2018) – The Allegheny County Children’s Fund will not be enacted after falling short of receiving the majority of votes during today’s election. The Our kids. Our commitment. Allegheny County Children’s Fund Initiative is thankful for the community’s support and willingness...

Trib LIVE - Kids shouldn’t go hungry … but throughout our community many kids do go hungry. On the ballot on Election Day, we have the opportunity to join our neighbors and create a Children’s Fund in Allegheny County. By voting “yes” on an amendment to the...

WPXI - When voters enter the ballot box in Allegheny County on Tuesday, they’ll notice a ballot referendum listed as the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter Amendment for the establishment of an Allegheny County Children’s Fund. The fund has three simple goals for the betterment of children in...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Each school year, across Allegheny County, we welcome thousands of new kindergarten students into our classrooms. Some know colors and shapes. Some can recite numbers and letters. Some have experience with cooperation and taking turns. Every kindergartener arrives with varying strengths and needs as...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Our kids deserve better access to early learning opportunities, after school programs, and nutritious meals — the three focus areas of the Allegheny County Children’s Fund. This will help prepare kids for kindergarten, set them up for success, and help ensure no child...

Pittsburgh Magazine - Alongside races for the House, Senate and Governor’s office, Allegheny County residents will decide on a special election question in the November midterms. If passed, the amendment will create an additional property tax of 0.25 mils to fund the Allegheny County Children’s Fund, which would pay for...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette - The campaign for an Allegheny County Children’s Fund is approaching $1 million in spending, thanks to six-figure donations from advocacy and social service agencies, plus nearly that much from a local bank. The proposed fund — which would pay for early learning, after-school...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - On Nov. 6, Allegheny County residents will have the unique opportunity to establish the Allegheny County Children’s Fund, an initiative that will increase access to early childhood education, nutritious meals and after-school programs for kids across the county. As a pediatrician, I can personally...