Start with Hello

Hello Neighbor works to improve the lives of recently resettled refugee families by matching them with dedicated neighbors to guide and support them in their new lives.

Who We Are

We are a nonprofit organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania committed to supporting our newest neighbors, recently resettled refugee families. The families we support all have kids under 18 in the home while our mentors range from young professionals to families and seniors. We proudly engage entire families to make Hello Neighbor a family-focused volunteer opportunity.

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matches between recently resettled refugee families and Pittsburgh families

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mentoring hours spent together, an average of 10 hours per month

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individual activities exploring Pittsburgh and providing critical life skills support

What We Do

At the core of Hello Neighbor is our mentorship program matching refugee families with caring neighbors. Mentors serve as welcome wagons and support the refugee families to help them feel more comfortable and confident in their new lives.

Why We Do It

Many new arrivals face extreme isolation and lack a support system or to help them learn about American culture including language, navigating a new city, and how to understand life’s challenges.

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community events including global potluck picnics, education programming and advocacy training

Press

The New York Times The Washington Post Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Huffington Post PBS News Hour NBC News WESA WTAE News Glamour The Incline Pittsburgh City Paper VOA News Teen Vogue KDKA

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