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March 5, 2019 - Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based, nonprofit organization celebrating its tenth year, is pleased to announce the winners of its eighth annual merit scholarship essay contest-the Luminari Award and the Luminari ESL Award.
February 15, 2018 - Recipients of Seventh Annual Luminari Awards Represent “Diversity of Thought”  PITTSBURGH, PA, February 13, 2018–Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based, nonprofit organization, is pleased to announce the winners of its seventh annual Luminari Awards – the Luminari Thought Leadership Award and the Luminari ESL (English as
March 30, 2017 - For Immediate Release Luminari Contact: Beth Dolinar PITTSBURGH, PA, February 21, 2017–Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based, nonprofit organization, is pleased to announce the two winners of its sixth annual Luminari Award. The competition for this prestigious award was open to all
January 4, 2017 - For immediate release: Contact Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator (412) 877-1888 Some events call for a drumroll and a trumpet flourish. Luminari, a Pittsburgh non-profit, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, The website is a
October 3, 2016 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based non profit, has announced its Sixth Annual Luminari Awards, merit-based scholarships for students in grades 7 through 11. The essay competition for this prestigious award is open to all schools in the Pittsburgh region.

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May 18, 2019 - We are excited and honored to announce that County Executive Rich Fitzgerald declared May 15, 2019 “Luminari Day” in Allegheny County! Thank you to all of our alumni and friends for your constant support. And a special thank you to our Operations Manager Sheila Hyland, Ambassador Director Susan Brozek Scott & Assistant Director Kyle Smith for helping us with the designation.
May 9, 2019 - Pittsburgh Urban Media (PUM) features Luminari President, Hilda Pang Fu in a "One on One" interview.
March 20, 2019 - Luminari President Hilda Pang Fu shares her story on the 10 year anniversary of founding her Pittsburgh based non-profit.
March 17, 2019 - Camp Delicious! Director Roger Levine and Sous Chef Taylor Flora were invited on Pittsburgh Today Live to discuss Camp Delicious! and make an old family recipe of noodle pudding called Kugel. Enjoy!!
April 29, 2018 - Light of Spring Inspires Luminari: Founder and President Hilda Pang Fu is featured in Squirrel Hill Magazine's Neighborhood Notes section.
April 17, 2018 - Camp Directors Susan Brozek Scott and Newlin Archinal talk about our week-long summer camps for teens on The Saturday Light Brigade A great big THANK YOU to: Larry Berger, Founder & Executive Director; Rikki Berger, Executive Producer; and Chad Green, Technical Associate!
January 30, 2018 - WPXI's Jonas Chaney, Talking Pittsburgh Host, interviews Hilda Pang Fu, Founder and President of Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit founded to foster activities that broaden minds, inspire innovation and promote community engagement.
November 8, 2017 - Penguins Foundation selects Luminari as an MVP Foundation of the month
April 4, 2017 - Camp Delicious Teaches Pittsburgh Teens How to Cook and Enjoy Food
March 25, 2017 - Summer Learning in Squirrel Hill Pittsburgh Non-Profit Offers Unique Camps for Local Teens
July 31, 2016 - The Camp Delicious team appear on Pittsburgh Today Live on KDKA (CBS Local).