project leader
Caitlin M
location
520 Brookline Blvd
(Brookline)
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the project

Brookline Teen Outreach has been providing the youth of Pittsburgh with indoor and outdoor fun, education, service opportunities, and all-ages counseling for 3 1/2 years and have owned our building for the past 1 1/2 years. In addition to these services, our 100+ capacity main hall and nearby industrial kitchen are regularly rented to a variety of community members at below market-price.

The one major capital expense we need to deliver a great experience to the community is to replace the decades old aluminum framed triple glass door set, as

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(1) two of the three doors have broken hardware; we will be replacing the full door set.

(2) the doors are three single framed units, limiting the size of items which can be brought in. Our replacement door set is a double door, allowing the transit items twice as large.

(3) the doors are not ADA-compliant. Our new set will include a handicap access button and actuator.

the steps

1. Secure $5,000 in funding from our donors, with matching $5,000 from the ioby.org matching grant with the Jefferson Regional Foundation, and separately we have activated an additional $5,000 from the City of Pittsburgh's Urban Redevelopment Authority.

2. Order (a) front door set

                (b) handicap access add-on kit

3. Install both (a) and (b).

4. Celebrate after the doors are installed!

why we're doing it

BTO's Mission: To provide quality resources free of charge to youth ages 10-18 in the Greater Pittsburgh area to maximize their potential through educational and social programming, life skills workshops, tutoring, community service opportunities, and licensed counseling.

The main foyer doors broadcast a strong welcome to the community.

budget

Disbursed Budget (12.6.18):

 

 



RAISED = $10,335.00
less ioby Platform Fee $35.00
less ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $300.00
TOTAL TO DISBURSE = $10,000.00

 

Original budget:

$5,000 from our community donors will be matched dollar for dollar to become $10,000 through the ioby partnership with the Jefferson Regional Foundation.  A separate grant of an additional $5,000 completes our budget to install this update.

Funds support:
Aluminum double door set and full height windows
Handicap button access open/close functionality

 

 



Project Subtotal =  $10,000
ioby Platform Fee  $35
ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $300
Total to raise on ioby = $10,335

 

 

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donors

  • Caitlin McNulty
  • Anonymous
  • Robert Burns
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Diana Fischerkeller
  • Jon & Christen Bloom
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Paul Lawson