News About Knead Community Café
Knead Community Café is a registered 501(c) (3) charitable organization
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October 22, 2020
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Critical Needs Alert
August 19, 2020
We would like to thank all who donated on our behalf to the #ONEDAY giving campaign. Because of their combined generosity, we were able to raise nearly $16,000 to benefit Knead Community Cafe. We also want to say a big thank you to all those who stopped by the cafe and supported us yesterday by paying it forward with their donations. Most of all we thank you for your prayers for our campaign.
Questions answered at: https://www.pittsburghgives.org/faqs
Donations received at: https://www.pittsburghgives.org/nonprofits?keyword=knead
Learn more about the cafe at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJajeW75TtY
New Kensington’s pay-what-you-can Knead Cafe buoyed by donations
May 13, 2020
The Knead cafe near Barnes and 10th streets has remained open for takeout since Pennsylvania’s shutdown began in mid-March, but business has been quite slow, according to Kevin Bode.
“We’ve decided to keep open as long as we can,” said Bode.
By Natasha Lindstrom
Y108 Interviews Mary Bode
May 07, 2020
The KNEAD Community Cafe In New Kensington Is Helping To Pay It Forward
Talk about helping hands, the KNEAD Community Cafe in New Kensington is not only leading helping hands, but they are helping to pay it forward. Not only are the doors open to those that are in need of a meal every Thursday night, but they are also open to those who are looking to volunteer for a meal or simply willing to pay it forward to someone else that are in need. Listen to what Mary Bode from the KNEAD Community Cafe had to say about the unique cafe.
Business Card Raffle
March 01, 2020
Congratulations Jayme Brymn, Pa Dept of Human Services -
Our February Business card raffle winner.
Drop your business card off while buying lunch to enter to win a $10.00 Token. Winners are drawn monthly.
New Kensington’s ‘Pay What You Can Restaurant’ Is Filling A Need In The Community.
February 13, 2020
By Brenda Waters February 13, 2020 at 6:31 pm
Filed Under:Brenda Waters, Knead Community Cafe, Local TV, New Kensington, Westmoreland County
Our gratitude to Brenda Waters for sharing our story!
The Special Way this Cafe Feeds its Community.
October 24, 2019
Our thanks to 2019 Give Pittsburgh issue of Pittsburgh Magazine.
Thanks so much for featuring Knead Community Café in this way. This article appears in the November 2019 issue, click to read article in its entirety.
The Special Way this Cafe Feeds its Community.
Pittsburgh Foundation ONEDAY of Giving CBS
May 07, 2019
Pittsburgh Today Live:
Pittsburgh Foundation One Day Giving:
Knead Community Café
Pittsburgh Foundation highlights Knead Community Café as one of the recipients of their #ONEDAY CRITICAL NEEDS event.
Held on May 6, 2019, this interview by PTL features Phil Koch of the Pittsburgh Foundation and Mary Bode of Knead Community Café. Many thanks to all who contributed in any way to the #ONEDAY CRITICAL NEEDS event.
CLICK PICTURE TO SEE INTERVIEW.
'Elf pancakes' featured at Knead Community Cafe's annual Breakfast with Santa in New Kensington
December 03, 2018
BRIAN C. RITTMEYER | Saturday, Dec. 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Elf pancakes were a highlight of the menu
Saturday for Knead Community Cafe’s second annual Breakfast with Santa.
Click button or picture to read article.
Wine and Beer fest will end with dessert at Knead Community Café!
September 14, 2018
Friday, September 14. 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tickets for the alcohol tasting are $20 a piece, but residents are encouraged to come out and enjoy the other vendors and entertainment for free.
“If you’re not a wine drinker or beer drinker or don’t drink, we still want you to be able to take part in the event,” said Lynda Pozzuto, the chamber’s executive director.
These businesses will be participating in the tasting: Federal Distilling, Bushy Run Winery, Deer Creek Winery, Wooden Door Winery, Country Winery, Courtyard Winery, Penn Brewery, D.R. Distillery and Pittsburgh Brewing Co.
Food trucks will be available for dinner purchase as well.
The event will begin at Penn State New Kensington’s entrepreneurial center and end at Knead Community Cafe.
Coffee and Dessert will be available at Knead for a small fee.
Emily Balser is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Emily at 724-226-4680, email@example.com or via Twitter @emilybalser.
Giving back produces a paycheck for New Kensington man
August 20, 2018
Bruce Dowell, friend of Knead Cafe, was interviewed recently by MADASYN CZEBINIAK. Please click the picture, it is a link the article.
New Kensington pleased to share its revitalization efforts with Sen. Bob Casey
August 08, 2018
Article and video of Bob Casey's visit to New Kensington August 8 2018.
Casey said it’s exciting that New Kensington isn’t just focusing on the future, but also on innovation, which is something Pennsylvania is known for.
“The focus on innovation, the focus on bringing the skills and the talent of this community and of this region, to one place or to a number of places here in New Kensington is really inspiring,” he said. “I hope we can continue to work together.”
(Pictured, Sen. Bob Casey, Kevin Bode [co-founder Knead Community Cafe], New Kensington Mayor Tom Guzzo and New Kensington City Clerk Dennis Scarpiniti)
Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at 724-226-4702, firstname.lastname@example.org, or via Twitter @maddyczebstrib.
New Patio Seating Now Open!
June 06, 2018
Our beautiful patio seating is now open. Stop in for lunch and sit outside, enjoying summer sunshine and our lovely, spacious patio.
Breaking Bread Monthly Dinner
May 18, 2018
Knead Community Cafe hosts free community dinner for 175.
Article by MATTHEW MEDSGER.
Our June breaking Bread Monthly Dinner will be sponsored by Pittsburgh Oral Surgery.
When: Thursday, June 21, 2018 serving from 5-6pm
Where: Banquet Hall at Knead Community Cafe
1011 Barnes Street New Kensington, Pa 15068 (adjacent to cafe)
Who: All neighbors and friends
Thank you, Pittsburgh Oral Surgery!
Anyone wishing to volunteer at a future Breaking Bread Dinner should contact Wendy at email@example.com
If you would like to Sponsor a Breaking Bread dinner call Marcie at 878-302-3270.
Kevin Bode and Knead Community Café Awarded the Northwestern Mutual Most Exceptional Community Service Award
January 05, 2018
This video is part of the award given to Kevin Bode for Most Exceptional Community Service. A film crew came to the café to try and capture the essence of what is happening here at Knead Community Café.
WESA FM / NPR Radio Interview
November 26, 2016