Garfield Community Action Team (GCAT)

Residents creating a cleaner, greener, safer Garfield.

National Night Out 8/5!

Come out to this FREE event!

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Garfield Facade Program Info Session

There will be an informational session on Garfield’s residential facade program on Thursday Feb 13th, from 6-7:30pm.  Learn about how you can get money to improve the front of your … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fall Family Fun Day

Free! Family Fun Day at Kite Hill Park Saturday, November 2, from 1-3 p.m. at Kite Hill Park, 5400 block of Rosetta Street Check out the best view in Garfield … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Butterfly Garden at the Nelson Mandela Peace Park

  There is now a butterfly garden at the Nelson Mandela Peace Park!  This project was a Love Your Block through the City of Pittsburgh.  “Love Your Block” is a partnership of … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Addressing Vacant Lots in Garfield

Great article about some unique projects happening in Garfield and how they are utilizing vacant lots. Read more here!

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gator Garden Kick-off!

We had a successful kick-off day at Gator Gardens. We had well over 20 volunteers come out to help from Garfield CISP, UPitt, and from the neighborhood. Thank you to … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fresh Paint Days

Penn Ave is the recipient of the Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Grant! The program is designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the ap…

September 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Garfield Playhouse

Come see a unique play in Garfield this Fridy August 26th! Location and details about Schmutz Lodge, here.

August 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Apply for a Home Facade Grant!

Elm Street Fa??ade ProgramAs an Elm Street designated district, the BGC is collecting applications for the URA home fa??ade grant program. The URA is able to provide matching funds up to $5,000 to homeowners who want to make improvements to the fron…

August 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Volunteer Events

  • Garfield Night Market December 5, 2014 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm N. Pacific between Penn and Dearbord For more info: https://www.facebook.com/GarfieldNightMarket
  • Unblurred on Penn Ave December 5, 2014 at 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm Penn Ave and Millvale to Penn and Negley More information at: http://friendship-pgh.org/paai/unblurred/
  • Garfield Community Action Team Meeting December 17, 2014 at 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Assemble, 5125 Penn Ave Location: Assemble, 5125 Penn Ave Monthly meeting for GCAT te am. All are welcome to join!
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