Tom Rutkoski

Tom Rutkoski is the founder for "Abode For Children" a local non-profit providing education and shelter for orphans in Nigeria and India. OnQ's Michael Bartley reports it's just the beginning for this organization as Rutkoski and others plan to expand their mission into other countries.

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Guest Dr. Robert Weyant talks about the disparities that are associated in rural areas and people without dental insurance; the need for more programs to address the problem; and the current programs that are in place to  help those in need.

A photographer from the North Side who's lived with HIV for 23 years, and a painter from North Oakland who has tested negative - also for 23 years. They are just two of many artists donating work to a cause that helps countless people. OnQ contributor Dave Crawley tells the story of a group called Persad and its art auction that takes place at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

OnQ visits the Pittsburgh Children's Institute in Squirrel Hill, an internationally-renowned center for the treatment of children with a rare genetic disorder called Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Reverend Robert Graetz - Rosa Parks refusal to give up her seat on the bus in 1955 sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. A boycott that was supported by very few white people. In tonight's cover story you'll meet Reverend Robert Graetz who will share his expereinces during the Civil Rights Era and his new book "A White Preacher's Message on Race and Reconciliation."

QED Cooks' Chris Fennimore and OnQ's Michael Bartley take you to a chocolate lover's dream come true at the famous Sarris Candies factory in Canonsburg, PA. Owner Frank Sarris takes you behind the scenes to see how all that creamy milk chocolate is made. Don't miss Chris Fennimore's new cooking marathon, "C is for Chocolate" premiering Saturday Nov. 21, 2009 from 10am until 2pm.

Pittsburgh local Sharon Flake went to school to become a pediatrician, but in the end became a writer. Now she is the author of seven books about the challenges of being an African American teenager. OnQ's Chris Moore talks to this rising star of the writing world about her life and her latest offering, "You Don't Even Know Me."