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Amachi Pittsburgh

Joined in December 2007

About Us

America’s most isolated and at-risk children are the estimated 7.3 million children who have one or both parents under some form of state or federal supervision. Without effective intervention, 70 percent of these children will likely follow their parent’s path into jail or prison. The Amachi mentoring program was developed to provide them with a different path - by establishing the consistent presence of loving, caring people of faith.

"Amachi" is a Nigerian word which means “Who knows but what God has brought us through this child.” At Amachi, we see the full potential in every child, and we aim at helping that child realize their own potential through developing positive child-mentor relationships.

Amachi seeks mentors for children of 4-18 years old. We work with local congregations and community based organizations in the Pittsburgh area to recruit caring adult volunteers who serve as mentors to the children.

Are you able to spare one hour per week for one year? It is a small investment that will have an enormous impact on the lives of these children. Positive change begins with positive action - we believe it can be done.

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America’s most isolated and at-risk children are the estimated 7.3 million children who have one or both parents under some form of state or federal supervision. Without effective intervention, 70 percent of these children will likely…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Urban Areas
  • Volunteering

Location

  • 100 Ross Street
    3rd floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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