Get the new P.C.M.C. CD!

The brand new self-titled CD by P.C.M.C. is here! Click the image below to print out the order form. You can also order online at https://purplecatfanclub.bigcartel.com/product/p-c-m-c-s-debut. Please make checks payable to Purple Cat. Print this order form and return to any site supervisor or mail completed form with payment to: PCMC 12 S. Phelps St.…

The Purple Cat: Catalyst for Hope

The Purple Cat transforms the lives of the area’s disabled “I saw Joe’s big smile as he got off that bus and knew we were going to be friends,” Jimmy Sutman recalls. Nearly 20 years on, and Jimmy has befriended many Joes. As the progenitor of The Purple Cat, a multifaceted nonprofit serving the region’s…

Workers with Disabilities Good Fit for Seasonal Work

The Purple Cat is a local business that promotes awareness of the issue year round. They offer day programs, job training, and job opportunities. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and one of the issues facing people with disabilities is finding employment. The Purple Cat is a local business that…

Gallagher’s Lunch Bucket in The Vindicator

Gallagher’s provides employment for disabled Cafe at Oakhill facility helps Golden String clients gain experience By Kalea Hall YOUNGSTOWN The turquoise, lime green and other brightly colored walls draw customers to the recently opened Gallagher’s Lunch Bucket. These colors also accentuate the friendly tone and workers at the cafe in the basement of Oakhill Renaissance…

Our Friends Prepare Gallagher’s Lunch Bucket

Joe Gallagher’s Lunch Bucket is now open for a “soft opening” from 9:00am to 2:00pm Monday through Friday at the Oakhill Renaissance Center in Youngstown, Ohio (325 Oakhill Ave., the former Southside Hospital). The restaurant is open to the public. Please enter entrance A, the Title Department entrance, make a left, enter the elevators and…

Stepping Out For Slaven fundraiser planned in memory of 23-year-old

View the article on Vindy.com: vindy.com/stepping-out-for-slaven By EMMALEE C. TORISK STRUTHERS Adrienne Mowry won’t soon forget the kindness that Justin Slaven routinely extended toward everyone he encountered, especially those with physical disabilities. “Even though he was disabled himself, he always wanted to help others,” said Mowry, who knew Justin through her work with the…

Festival on Phelps Saturday, May 31

Festival on Phelps is Saturday, May 31 from noon to 6 p.m. on Phelps St. in Downtown Youngstown. Our goal is to highlight the wonderful businesses on Phelps Street in Downtown Youngstown. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Rich Center for Autism. Festival Goers can expect live entertainment, a family friendly environment, special crafts/demonstrations,…