Raion Zou News
we offer more than just low-cost holistic and spiritual services, we serve the global community.
Check out the news articles below to learn more about exciting developments and our community involvement.
BE THE MATCH DRIVE
On December 16, 2017, we teamed-up with Be the Match - National Bone Marrow Registry - to help locate local donors. The drive was a success! Mr. and Mrs. Claus even joined us to help spread holiday cheer to the community.
The stills above are KDKA TV News coverage of the drive.
Coraopolis poetry slam
On January 13, 2018, the first-ever poetry slam was held in Coraopolis. The slam was organized by Raion Zou Holistic Healing, hosted by Anchor Anvil Coffee Bar, and sponsored by local businesses and citizens. The slam attracted talented poets from all over Pittsburgh, and as far as Uniontown, PA.
The graphic above is Gazette 2.0 coverage of the poetry slam.
Paint the town blue for autism awareness
On April 7, 2018, Raion Zou Holistic Healing in tandem with Supporters of Exceptional Families and Back Burner Bar & Grille hosted "Paint the Town Blue" for Autism Awareness. Autism Speaks, Buddy Matthews Program, and Fine Art Miracles were among the attendees. Through coordination and donation, $1,000 was raised for A.L.E.R.T. training in Coraopolis.
People in photo from left to right: Zach, Chris (owner), Barb (Buddy Matthews Program), Stephanie (Autism Speaks), Tess (Fine Art Miracles), Julie (Fine Art Miracles), and Coraopolis Mayor Shawn Reed.
Your Pittsburgh Neighbor Interview
On April 19, 2018, Raion Zou Holistic Healing was interviewed by Kyle Sutton of Your Pittsburgh Neighbor and Better the Burgh. We were honored that we were selected to be intereviewed for both our unique compliment of services, but also, our work in the community.
The full interview can be found on our homepage, as well as, on Your Pittsburgh Neighbor's Youtube page.
'Burgh Vivant: The 'IT' in Pittsburgh
On May 22, 2018, Raion Zou Holistic Healing was featured in 'Burgh Vivant, Pittsburgh's Cultural Talk Magazine, for its work with the Coraopolis Poetry Slam. We were honored to be featured by Pittsburgh's foremost performing arts critics.
To read the full article, please visit 'Burgh Vivant's blog page.
Pittsburgh Bodhi Tree Magazine
On May 24, 2018, Raion Zou Holistic Healing was featured in Pittsburgh Bodhi Tree Magazine for its article: "Urban Shamanism: Healing the Pathway to Interconnection". The article was selected for publication among many other talented practitioners and writers.
To read the full article, please visit Pittsburgh Bodhi Tree Magazine's interactive webpage.
Bodhi Tree Magazine Annual Group Directory
On July 13, 2018, Raion Zou Holistic Healing was featured in Pittsburgh Bodhi Tree Magazine's Annual Group Directory. The directory aims at giving metaphysical, new thought, open-minded, and lightworker groups exposure by building a network of places to go in Pittsburgh.
To read the full magazine, please visit Pittsburgh Bodhi Tree Magazine's interactive group directory webpage.
Allegheny County Health Department "Live Well Allegheny" Designation
On July 23, 2018, Raion Zou Holistic Healing was added among 23 businesses in Allegheny County, who encourage the wellness of their communities, their customers, and their employees. Live Well Allegheny is an initiative to improve the health and wellness of county residents.
For more information on Live Well Allegheny, please visit their website.
Homeless Women’s Purse Drive
On December 23rd, 2018, we delivered over 200 purses and backpacks brimming with toiletries, scarves, hats, gloves, snacks, and love. The drive was started by Je’Amour Matthews, founder of the Pittsburgh Black Hats Pittsburgh Chapter.
We didn't ring bells, we didn't go door-to-door, we relied only on the generosity of everyone in Pittsburgh to make this donation drive a reality. Off the Hook Exotic Pets and Sparkledragon’s Magical Emporium were also drop-off sites, as well as, boots on the ground collecting donations from everyone who opened their hearts to women in need.
Eco-Action with Rachael Rakovan
On January 9th, 2019, Chris was invited to discuss natural healing solutions on the TV show “Eco-Action with Rachel Rakovan”. He discusses some of the different healing modalities we practice at Raion Zou Holistic Healing, LLC, as well as, tries to demystify some of the things we practice everyday.
To watch the full interview, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxNP7Q2j_4Q.
3rd Runner Up in Pittsburgh City Paper “Best Of 2019”
On August 8th, 2019, we dicovered we were 3rd Runner Up in Pittsburgh City Paper’s “Best Locally Owned Retail Shop”. We were both surprised and very grateful that our customers nominated us for such a prestigious award.