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« on: January 30, 2011, 06:54:04 PM »

A FOCUS on service: Orthodox churches expand to Hill District to help the poor

The Orthodox of Pittsburgh are famous for mouth-watering food festivals that support their churches. But in April they will open a center in the Hill District to give food and other assistance to the poor, regardless of their faith.

It will be the seventh center for FOCUS North America, the first nationwide pan-ethnic effort by Orthodox Christians to provide social services in America. Because of the concentration of Orthodox in the Tri-State area, FOCUS founder and board chairman Charles Ajalat expects it to become a "centerpiece" for the 2-year-old organization...
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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2011, 07:01:39 PM »

I admit that I have mixed feelings about how they raised some of the money. Bidding thousands of dollars to sit at a table and eat food with someone?  Undecided
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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2011, 07:36:55 PM »

Now I feel like crap for posting that second post  Undecided
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« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2011, 07:55:15 PM »

FOCUS' national office is based out of my church.
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