Led by Patti Gerhauser, Navy veteran, 1st Platoon Pittsburgh is focused on community revitalization in the Hazelwood neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Hazelwood has been earmarked for a major re development project. By focusing our efforts in this area, we hope to assist residents avoid displacement and enjoy a higher quality of living.

1st Platoon Pittsburgh partners with Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh, The Hazelwood Initiative, and Center of Life to ensure the community member's vision is carried out in the housing, green space development and youth support programming in Hazelwood. We actively work to engage and collaborate with residents and community partners, to make a positive impact in the Hazelwood neighborhood. Join the Pittsburgh 1st Platoon and serve alongside some amazing people and a wonderful community!




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Recent Events


Flag Football

with the Pittsburgh 1st Service Platoon

Social Event

Hazelwood Football Field - Pittsburgh, PA

July 15, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Hazelwood Little Free Pantries and Little Free Libraries

with the Pittsburgh 1st Service Platoon

Service Project

Propel School - Hazelwood - Pittsburgh, PA

June 2, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Service Project Prep

with the Pittsburgh 1st Service Platoon

Prep Event

Hazelwood Initiative - Pittsburgh, PA

May 31, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM