Tammy Thompson, 2022 Luncheon Honorary Chair
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IRENE’S DREAM LUNCHEON & BOUTIQUE SHOPPING
Irene’s Dream Luncheon & Boutique Shopping is a celebratory luncheon that provides an uplifting opportunity to hear triumphant stories of single minority mothers, who may ordinarily have “fallen through the cracks”.They have overcome obstacles and reached potentials that would not have been achievable without a helping hand.
Saturday, April 23, 20202
10:00 to 2:00 - Boutique Shopping510 Market Street
12:00 to 1:30 – Luncheon
Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Nedra L. Perkins
Consists of over 300 influential women who are professionals, community leaders and philanthropic donors who believe in making dreams come true for single mothers and who are compelled by their stories and inspired by their successes.
Tammy T. Thompson, Executive Director of Catapult Greater Pittsburgh, uses her experiences living in and surviving poverty to relate to families who are working to escape poverty and reach self-sufficiency. She is a certified Housing Counselor and has been teaching financial education, developing workshops, speaking and educating families for 20 years. She has fused her real estate experience with her passion for families and communities as she works to help build wealth through debt reduction and homeownership in low-income communities.
As the owner and operator of T3 Consulting, Inc., Tammy facilitates and develops homeownership programs for local non-profit organizations in Pittsburgh. She has a passion for educating people about how poverty impacts people psychologically and emotionally using a curriculum that she developed called “Understanding the Psychology of Poverty.” She speaks nationally and internationally on this topic and has been recognized as a poverty expert.
Tammy started T3 Media, a social justice media company, and has added the title of Executive Producer to her list of accomplishments. In 2017 she produced a documentary entitled “We Wear the Mask: The Hidden Face of Women in Poverty.”
Pictures from 2019 Luncheon
Carl Perkins, Executive Director and Gisele Fetterman, Second Lady of the Commonwealth of PA
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