PYP in the Press

 

Pitch Your Peers Launch Mentor Program for Girls

Pitch Your Peers, Inc., Greenwich (PYP) launched a new collaboration this year. On Wednesday, April 26, teams of local high-school students will pitch their ideas to the PYP membership at the first annual SchoolPYP meeting. A total of $6,000 in PYP grants will be...

Greenwich teens pitch philanthropy plans

Amid end-of-the-year business with school trips, prom and sporting events, three groups of Greenwich high school girls also added to their schedules a competition for grants to fund local philanthropic endeavors. Through SchoolPYP, the newest giving method formed by...

GHS students win philanthropy competition

A group of three Greenwich High School students came out on top in a recent competition against two other local school groups in Pitch Your Peers’ first annual SchoolPYP event. The competition was held in Stamford’s Americares offices recently, where the all-female...

Community Centers Inc. wins $30,000 check

A large check, in both size and amount, represented the culmination of a year’s worth of hard work for Pitch Your Peers, a local collaborative giving group comprising 37 Greenwich women. The $30,000 check was handed over Wednesday to Community Centers Inc., the winner...

Pitch Your Peers Takes It To A Vote To Help A Greenwich Nonprofit

GREENWICH, Conn. — Although the fate of the nation isn’t hanging on this vote, the 30 women of Pitch Your Peers in Greenwich now have a difficult choice to make. They were recently presented with four compelling cases and must now select only one nonprofit...

Collaborative giving group competes to gift $30,000

Karena Bailey, a Greenwich native, didn’t know anything about brain cancer when her mother was diagnosed with it. Bailey described her mother as someone in peak health who “did everything you’re supposed to like exercising, never smoking a cigarette and eating organic...

Pitch Your Peers Launches Novel Giving Concept for Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich's Pitch Your Peers -- an innovative new organization focused on hyper-local philanthropy -- held its launch event Thursday, Feb. 25, at Putnam & Vine, just off Greenwich Avenue. "To date, 35 women have accepted an invitation to join...

Nonprofit Launches Giving Concept for Greenwich

On Thursday, Feb. 25, Pitch Your Peers, Inc. (PYP) will launch a novel collaborative giving concept to award one deserving Greenwich charity $25,000. To date, there are 25 women in Greenwich who are invited to be inaugural members and to donate $1,000 in annual dues...

Greenwich women devise a new way of giving

Like many in the community, Nina Lindia was feeling overwhelmed by the number of fundraisers and charities to which she was asked to donate and volunteer. “We’re always getting requests for everyone’s charities,” she said. Brooke Bohnsack, her partner is a new giving...

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