Friends, it’s time to give back! I think a lot of us feel weird about this holiday season. It’s not the same as years past, and it doesn’t feel right to just buy more stuff that we probably don’t need.

COVID-19 has decimated communities and households who will be forever changed. Lots of you reached out and shared some amazing organizations in Western PA that are helping families get through this. Below are lists of where you can donate. Please share if you’re so inclined!

Angel Tree, Toys for Tots, Blueprints Program in Washington County, Lighthouse Foundation, Best of the Batch, Greater Pgh Food Bank

Shop With A Cop in Westmoreland County, Adopt a Family South Hills, United Way, Neighborhood Resilience in the Hill District, Mars Home For Youth

Steel Smiling, Women’s Center and Shelter of Pgh, Foster Love Project, Womanspace East Emergency Shelter, Project Star at the Children’s Institute

Samaritan’s Purse, Auberle Foster Care, Sojourner House of PA, Treasures for Children, Westmoreland County Food Bank, St. Vincent de Paul

Bethlehem Haven, Education Partnership, Providence Connections, The Bradley Center in Robinson, Ronald McDonald House, North Hills Community Outreach

Urban Impact, Will Allen Foundation, Salvation Army

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