NHCO holds various collections throughout the year, then distributes the donated goods to those in need. Learn more about our seven sharing projects and how you can contribute below.
How to Donate
- NHCO’s offices are open 9am-4pm, Monday through Friday.
- We have special donation times on the FIRST Saturday morning of each month from 9am-noon in our Allison Park pantry behind the main building.
- Call 412-487-6316 opt 1 to make alternative arrangements as available.
Questions about our sharing projects? please contact:
Sharing Projects Coordinator
412-487-6316, opt. 1 x 3143
Please visit our Sharing Projects Wish List on Amazon
Below are our sharing projects and their collection dates.
Personal Care Collection, Feb. 17 – April 20
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits cannot be used to purchase personal care items. These items are a necessity, and can be an expense that many low-income families cannot afford. NHCO collects these items and gives them to families and individuals who use our food pantries.
Suggested items are listed below. You can also visit our Amazon Wish List.
- Shower gel or bar soap (unscented preferred)
- New wash cloth or loofa
- Body lotion (unscented preferred)
- Dental floss
- Disposable razors
Suggested items are also on our Amazon Wish List
Spring Cleaning, April 20 – June 15
Cleaning supplies can be an extra expense that many low-income families cannot afford.
Back-to School, June 15 – August 7
Donations are needed for all ages from preschool through high school.
Winter Coat Shop, September 1 – October 19
We collect and distribute new, or gently worn, clean coats to help those in need stay warm.
Thanksgiving on Every Table, October 19 – November 9
Every year, NHCO distributes hundreds of complete Thanksgiving dinners to families in poverty, hardship and crisis.
Holiday Toy Shop, November 9 – December 9
Every holiday season we hold a toy collection, allowing thousands of children in need to have memorable holidays.
Sharing Winter Warmth – Help neighbors in need stay warm and keep and lights on.