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Out of concern for the health and wellness of our clients and staff, and that of the community at large, we have instituted a safety plan for Sisters Place during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Non-essential home visits and appointments have been canceled and rescheduled. There will be no donation drop-off or pick-up available. Supportive services will be provided remotely and there is an emergency protocol in place. We will support clients through this challenging time as much as we are able.

Please do what you can to stop the spread of COVID-19 by practicing thorough hand washing and staying home when ill.

May we all be well and may each of us remember to practice patience and kindness during this difficult time.

Melissa Ferraro, CEO

Sisters Place

“We are really grateful to all of the folks who have come out to support Sisters Place tonight and we can’t do the work we do without you,” said Melissa Ferraro, CEO of Sisters Place.

Melissa Ferraro, executive director, said Sisters Place will donate its two-story program center, its newly renovated playground and a space that serves as a retail shop for families to the Century Townhomes community.

“We want to leave Clairton with a sort of legacy,” she said.

As bankruptcy case winds down, investors have yet to emerge for troubled Clairton community

Congratulations Melissa Ferraro, Chief Executive Officer of Sisters Place, on being voted 2019 WIN-Pittsburgh Woman of the Year!

#Grapeful: Sisters Place, which provides services to support families experiencing homelessness, celebrated its 25th anniversary during the 17th annual Crushed Grapes wine tasting at Nova Place on the North Side, Thursday night.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Another very successful collaborative in the Pittsburgh Diocese is Sisters Place...

Another very successful collaborative in the Pittsburgh Diocese is Sisters Place…

Pittsburgh Catholic

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Close to 200 friends of Sisters Place donned masks on Friday for a night of mysterious fun at Hotel Monaco, Downtown. The second annual Friends at the Tables Event, a casino-themed fundraiser driven by the young professionals’ board gave generously to support homeless, single-parent families in southwestern Pennsylvania.

By Natalie Bencivenga / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Sheila Coquet, Melissa Ferraro and Rebecca Parise were just some of the caped crusaders enjoying a Masquerade at the Monaco on July 10 hosted by the Friends of Sisters Place young professionals board.

Michael Mancini | For Trib Total Media

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More than 500 tickets were pre-sold for the March 5 event co-chaired by Meg Gleason and Robert Barth Jr. Between the record attendance and food vendors who donated their bites, the happiness went on for hours at Wintergarden at PPG Place.

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