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Life for the Filer family shifted dramatically when husband and father Mark Filer’s battle with skin cancer took a tragic turn. Family House, and its community, were there for support. 3 minute read PITTSBURGH, PA (July 8) In April 2022, Beth Filer’s life took an unexpected and devastating turn. Her

For the Baker family, the long journey to recovery started with small acts of kindness and compassion. PITTSBURGH, PA (December 21) – Steve Baker was hiding Easter eggs around his home in Sioux Falls, SD when the unthinkable happened. Feeling something was wrong, he put down his grandchild and experienced

Donation from Pittsburgh philanthropists Daniel G. and Carole L. Kamin brings campaign total to $15.4 million PITTSBURGH, PA (November 13) – On the 40th anniversary of Family House opening its first “home away from home” for patients and families who travel to Pittsburgh for medical care, the organization announced that

Support from the donor community for Family House’s Under One Roof campaign continued over the past year. Among the commitments received was a leadership gift of $1.2 million from Daniel G. and Carole L. Kamin. In recognition for their generosity, the entrance to Family House’s newly consolidated location will bear

Family House fulfills its mission to provide a “home away from home” by offering convenient, affordable, and welcoming lodging for patients and caregivers in a facility strategically located for ease of access to all of Pittsburgh’s renowned hospitals. Family House’s room rate is approximately 25-30% below the cost of operation

Dear Friend, I am writing today to let you know that I’ve made the difficult, yet responsible decision to transition away from my role at Family House after nearly seven years as Executive Director.  I am grateful for the honor and privilege of leading this extraordinary jewel of an organization during

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PITTSBURGH, PA (October 20, 2022) – Family House, Inc., the region’s preferred lodging facility forpatients and families who travel to Pittsburgh for medical care, announced today that it received a substantial gift from Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and the Hanna family. Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and the Hanna

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 8, 2022) – Family House, Inc., the region’s preferred lodging facility forpatients and families who travel to Pittsburgh for medical care, announced today that it has received a $500,000 grant from Annapolis, MD-based Phillips Charitable Foundation, Inc. The grant was made to support the organization’s capital campaign,

Signature fundraiser to be held at Hartwood Acres on September 10 will feature an exclusive VIP Wine Tasting Experience PITTSBURGH, PA (September 6, 2022) – Family House, a nonprofit organization that provides affordable, comfortable, and convenient housing to patients, families, and caregivers who travel to Pittsburgh for medical care, will