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You can make a difference in the life of a child by giving to The Children's Institute as we work to improve the quality of life for children with special needs and their families. The Children's Institute depends greatly on community support — all contributions are appreciated! To join our community of supporters, please make a gift online or contact us for more information.

The Children's Institute
1405 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1305
Fax: 412.420.2200

Emily Peters, JD, MA
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Phone: 412.420.2216
Email:  [email protected] 

Laura Ainsman Sohinki, MCP
Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations Director            
Phone: 412.420.2205
Email: [email protected] 

Sara Dickey

Individual Giving Director
Phone: 412.420.2201
Email: [email protected]

Abby Pittinaro, MBA
Community Giving & Digital Marketing Manager            
Phone: 412.420.2204
Email: [email protected] 

Dawn Kramrech

Development Systems and Prospect Research Coordinator
Phone: 412.420.2215
Email: [email protected] 

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