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EECM

July 2019

Brandin’s Story

 

My first association with EECM began when my mother started working for the organization through the AmeriCorps program. At the time, I was just an innocent and carefree three-year-old who was always happy and smiling. Of course, at that age I did not know what shape my future was going to take or what difficult challenges I would face.
Growing up, I never had my biological father in my life.
I have only seen him a handful of times over my 23 years. Sadly, this is a common experience among my African-American male peers. However, with the support of EECM and the male mentors I had there, I was able to stay away from living a dangerous life and initiate a positive path for myself. I am proud and privileged to call these mentors father figures.
Rev. Leonard has been teaching me valuable lessons in so many aspects of my life.
One of those men that I look up to through this very day is Rev. Darnell Leonard, EECM’s Program Director for Children and Youth Services. Since I first came to know him as a young child, he has been teaching me valuable lessons on not only what it means to be a man of God, but also how to become a leader and to grow in so many aspects of my life.

I learned so much through EECM youth groups. Since 1999, I have been a part of the Camp as both a camper and counselor. Being a camper was a blessing because I was able to learn how to grow in life despite my challenging personal circumstances. As a Camp counselor, I led and taught a younger generation to be their very best, no matter their own […]

June 2019

EECM Stories: Pamela Jenkins

Congratulations Pamela Jenkins on your retirement! Pamela devoted 25 years of her career to helping others reclaim their lives. Please take a moment and listen to Pamela’s story to hear about her journey of transformation, and the profound impact she has had on so many at EECM and beyond. Thank you Pamela Jenkins for your extraordinary service and dedication to EECM. You will be missed.

“Pam has been a devoted employee and has shown how people when given the chance can make a difference in their lives and the lives of their family.  We wish Pam the best in her retirement and we appreciate her years of hard work and dedication.”
— Carole Bailey, President & CEO
“Pam has dedicated the past 25 years of her life here at EECM helping those, especially women, who are battling addiction. She has had a tremendous impact on the lives of many people and no doubt will continue to do so even as she moves into the next chapter of her story. She is truly one of a kind.”
— Rev. Kellie Wild, IMPACTS Program Director

April 2014

Another new address for EECM!

The City of Pittsburgh has officially changed Penn Circle back to the original, historical names of the streets as part of the reversal of the urban renewal projects of the 1960s. The new, official address for Community House is now: 6140 Station Street, Pittsburgh, 15206. Check out the full list of changes:

Penn Circle S → Centre Ave
Penn Circle W → N/S Euclid Ave
Penn Circle N → Station St
Penn Circle E → Centre Ave
Rural St remains as-is
Station St remains as-is
Collins St (between Station St and East Liberty Blvd) → Centre Ave
Collins St (north of East Liberty Blvd) remains as-is
Negley Run Blvd remains as-is