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The Carpatho-Rusyn Society exists to perpetuate the living heritage of the Rusyn people. We accomplish this by sharing historic, linguistic, genealogical and cultural knowledge with all who seek that understanding.

We have over 1800 members located across the world.  Become a member to access our informative publications, genealogical resources,  events, and more!


Who are the Rusyns?

Learn about our history, heritage, language and more!


We have lots of happenings each month across the country! 

Learn more about our rich culture

The history of the Carpatho-Rusyn people is shrouded in mystery, but our cultural traditions are deep rooted.  
Our people are proud of their ancestors, have an unparalleled work ethic and are loyal to their family and friends. We hope that you see our website as a valuable resource to learn more about Rusyn heritage. 

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Rusyn Heritage Radio

Tune in each Sunday at 2:30 pm EST  on WPIT 730 AM for the live program hosted by Dean Poloka..  The show is centered on  Carpatho-Rusyn history, language, music, song and dance! 

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The Anna Donson Memorial scholarship

The Anna Donson Memorial Scholarship will be offered once again to an outstanding Rusyn student attending Penn State College. Applicants can attend any of the Branch Campus locations or designated sites that offer courses for credit at Pennsylvania State University or its World Campus. 

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Visit our online store to purchase Rusyn books, apparel, gifts and more!

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Carpatho-Rusyn Society

915 Dickson St.
Munhall, PA 15120-1929

The Carpatho-Rusyn Society is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to manifesting Carpatho-Rusyn culture in the United States and supporting Rusyn culture in the Homeland in east central Europe. It works to educate Rusyns and non-Rusyns about Rusyn culture and history, and to support the development of Rusyn culture on both sides of the Atlantic. As a membership organization, it boasts over 1,800 members worldwide who support the organization's work through their annual contributions of dues as well as voluntary contributions to funds that support Rusyn cultural development abroad as well as humanitarian aid for Rusyn communities in Europe.

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