Community Initiatives

Young Women Energized

The Appalachia Chapter has made a robust commitment to Young Women Energized, with chapter members mentoring students at four colleges and universities – Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Allegheny College, West Virginia University and Pennsylvania State University – in the region.


Appalachia chapter is keen on supporting the community.

Gilda’s Club Western Pennsylvania

  • The club is one of 23 established in the United States and Canada in fulfillment of the late comedian Gilda Radners dream of setting up a place where cancer patients and surviors – along with their families and friends – could gather and support each other.   – $4000 donated

United Way of Allegheny County’s United for Women Program

  • The Women’s Leadership Council (WLC), in its 11th year, has a long tradition of helping women but recognized there was more that could be done to assist the specific population of newly struggling women who are one step away from crisis.