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 The Compassionate Friends - Pittsburgh Chapter provides support for people whose children, grandchildren, or siblings have passed away.  Monthly meetings are usually held on the last Sunday of every month, with some exceptions.  More information on our meetings can be found here.  Home meetings (hosted by our members, for our members), are held occasionally.  Please see our Membership page for information on becoming a member of our chapter.
  Upcoming Meetings
Next monthly meeting: Our next meeting will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Bower Hill Community Church. Details can be found on our Monthly Meetings page.
Next home meeting: July 19 and August 16. Visit our Home Meetings page for details. 
 Chapter Locator
If you are a member (or a friend) of a family that has suffered the death of a child, The Compassionate Friends is here to help you and provide support for the family.
Feel free to contact TCF's National Office at 877-969-0010 or email nationaloffice@compassionatefriends.org. You will always hear a friendly voice on the other end of the line.
Use this chapter locator to find out information about other chapters throughout the country. Enter Here
 Updated: 7/18/2018
Monthly Meeting Date and Program
Our next monthly meeting will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2018.  Our speaker will be Fran Campbell, Certified Addictions Counselor, who will speak about Grief and Addictions.
Our calendar of 2018 meeting dates can be downloaded here! Copies are also available at the welcome table at our regular monthly meetings. Be sure to pick one up the next time you join us!
Chapter Notes
Fundraiser for mental health research - A benefit concert in collaboration with The Suicide Rebellion, a non-profit foundation created in memory of Garret Sinagra, son of TCF members George and Shellie Sinagra, will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Spirit Lounge in the Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh (242 51st St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201). Proceeds will benefit the research of Dr. Lisa Pan, a psychiatrist with the University of Pittsburgh whose research specializes in identifying biological markers for treatment-resistant depression and suicidal tendencies in adolescents. 

Event details: $10 donation at the door; ages 21+ only; doors 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8:30 p.m. For more information, contact George or Shellie Sinagra at (412) 366-6826 or visit The Suicide Rebellion’s website at www.thesuiciderebellion.org.

Spaghetti Dinner - We willl be hosting a spaghetti dinner after our monthly meeting on  October 28. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children (pre-paid); if you buy them at the door, the cost will be $12 for adults and $9 for children.  Tickets will be available for purchase after the monthly meetings, and a ticket request form will be included in the Fall 2018 edition of our newsletter.