Meet Our Team

Tierra Thorne, CEO

Emma Stroka, Event Coordinator

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Nicole Ertzman, Operations Manager

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Louise Aravich, Event Coordinator

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T'jha Taylor, Event Coordinator

Monica Scott, Event Coordinator

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Taylor Griffin, Event Coordinator

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Non-Profits We Have Supported

Healthy Village Learning Institute

Provides a space for African-centered learning to take center stage while strengthening the local communities in Pittsburgh.

SIsTers PGH

A Black and trans-led nonprofit that supports QTBIPOC trans, and nonbinary people through their many programs.

Light of Life Rescue Mission

An organization that provides food, shelter, and programs for the homeless population in Pittsburgh.

FroGang

Teaching young Black girls to unapologetically be themselves by showing them the importance of taking pride in their natural hair.

Strong Women Strong Girls

Championing the next generation of female leaders through their innovative, multi-generational mentoring programs.

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Blanket & Board in the News

"Pick Up Your Next Picnic: 5 Locals Serving Charcuterie Boards, Sandwiches, and More"

"What Pittsburgh Picnic Dreams Are Made Of"

"Black-led Community Spotlight: Blanket and Board"

"Celebrate The 4th Of July with Grill Kits, Big Batch Cocktails, Family Dinners + More"

"Rediscover Pittsburgh with Kyley"

"Autumn Picnic Proposal & Engagement Celebration Inspiration"

"Blanket and Board Specializes in Simple, Yet Sophisticated, Picnics"

DKA's Celina Pompeani spoke with the creators of Blanket & Board about their business.