Council President Kraus’ Oakland satellite office is now open by appointment only at People’s Oakland, 3433 Bates St. You can get in touch with Donna and Arlene at 412-689-1130 to make an appointment.
- If your scheduled day of collection is Monday, January 19th you will be serviced on Tuesday, January 20.
- If your collection day is Tuesday, January 20, you will be serviced on Wednesday, January 21.
- If your collection day is Wednesday, January 21, you will be serviced on Thursday, January 22.
- If your collection day is Thursday, January 22, you will be serviced on Friday, January 23.
- If your collection day is Friday, January 23, you will be serviced on Saturday, January 24.
The University of Pittsburgh is striving to make history this coming spring as we introduce the Give a Thread campaign in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most clothing collected for the intent of donation or recycle. Large articles (pants, shirts, jackets, suits, dresses, shorts, skirts, etc.) will be collected through the end of February, when the world record count is attempted.
Articles should be clean but can be in any condition. Items that are not suitable for donation, such as torn, stained, or heavily worn items will be recycled by Goodwill of SWPA to create a sustainable filler for insulation. Currently, all regional campuses as well as the City of Pittsburgh, Mayor Peduto’s Office, Allegheny County Department of Human Services and the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium are all participating in the Give a Thread campaign.
Clothing will be counted and sorted. Items for recycle (torn, stained or unusable items) will be provided to Goodwill for recycle, which includes shredding for filler material. Clothing in gently used condition will be distributed amongst the following agencies: Thriftsburgh (student run thrift store on the University of Pittsburgh campus, Goodwill of SWPA, Dress for Success Pittsburgh, the University Career Development and Placement Assistance Office, and other organizations as appropriate.
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Some restaurants will offer pre-fixed menus as their special deals, while others will have a flat discount.
The goal of the weeklong event is to highlight the city's dining options and attract customers from surrounding boroughs or suburbs.
A few of the participating restaurants are outside the city in Monroeville, Cranberry Township, Moon Township, Robinson Township, Scott Township, Penn Hills, Peters Township, McCandless and Ohio Township.
Reservations are a good idea because some of the most popular restaurants get booked up.
You are invited to attend a Career Fair held by Pittsburgh Community Services, INC. The career fair will host local employers and training programs for all. A complimentary lunch will be provided as well for those individuals who participate. The career fair will be held:
Friday, January 16, 2015
480 Wadsworth Hall
Oak Hill Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15213
10 am – 2 pm
For more information on the event, click here.
To visit the Pittsburgh Community Services Inc. website, click here.
- Greenfield Senior Center – 745 Greenfield Ave. (412-422-6551)
- Homewood Senior Center – 7321 Frankstown Ave. (412-244-4190)
- Sheraden Senior Center – 720 Sherwood Ave. (412-777-5012)
- South Side Market House Senior Center – 12th St. and Bingham St. (412-488-8404)