As we approach the holiday season, many of us have plans to spend time with family and friends. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people in the Pittsburgh area who may not get that chance or don’t have the resources that many of us have. Volunteering is a great way to give back to our community and help those who might not have has much as we do. These three volunteer opportunities in Pittsburgh are a great way to make sure the 2019 holiday season is bright for every Yinzer.
The Downtown Beautification project meets every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and works toward to goal of making our city cleaner and more beautiful. You can sign up for the day that works best for you and get to know your neighbors while also lending a helping hand.
Knowing how to read is probably something you don’t even think about anymore. However, there are lots of people, including adults, who struggle with this critical skill. Literacy Pittsburgh is looking for people who would like to serve as a literacy tutor, providing much needed education and confidence to folks who need it most.
The Amachi Pittsburgh group works with young children who have incarcerated parents. This group is looking for youth mentors who can work with these children to help them overcome their unique challenges.
If you’re looking to give back to your city, stop into Shults Ford of Wexford. We can tell you about some of the most worthwhile causes around and let you know how we’re doing our best to give back.