A $2.5 million grant from the Charles M. Morris Trust was awarded in support of a major fundraising campaign for Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh.
As part of a 3-campus master plan, Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh has acquired the former St. Rosalia School in Greenfield, which will enable the boys school to grow from 150 to 180 students and will accommodate 60 out-of-town boys on the Greenfield campus.
The Charles Morris grant, one of the largest grants made by the Trust in recent years, will support the renovation of the 48,000 square-foot facility that has been empty for 3 years. Included in the Greenfield building will be 17 classrooms, science labs, multi-disciplinary facilities, common gathering spaces, faculty offices, a gymnasium, and an auditorium. As part of a $9 million capital and endowment campaign, the Charles Morris grant will also enable Yeshiva Schools to repurpose its Wightman Street facility to accommodate girls from grades 1-6, and to grow the girls’ upper school on Denniston Avenue increasing girls enrollment from 150 to 180 students.
Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh has an international reputation for excellence in both Judaic and general studies. More than eight out of ten Yeshiva graduates continue their education at a broad range of colleges, universities, seminaries, and rabbinic schools before moving on to lives of leadership in Judaism, business, arts, and sciences.
For more information please contact: Rabbi Yossi Rosenblum, 412-422-7300