WHAT: UPMC St. Margaret is partnering with the Pennsylvania Resources Council to host a one-day drop-off event open to the public.
Items to be collected include gently used:
- Bedding and bath supplies
- Clothing, accessories and shoes
- Home furnishings
- Lawn and garden items
- General household items
- Kitchen items
- Medical supplies
- Paperback books
- Vintage items
WHY: The event will divert materials from local landfills for reuse by Pittsburgh non-profit organizations—protecting the environment from harmful waste and pollution by finding ways to repurpose materials while benefiting those in need.
- UPMC St. Margaret ReuseFest benefits local non-profits including: Book ‘Em, Brother’s Brother Foundation, Dress for Success Pittsburgh, Free Ride Pittsburgh, Free Store Wilkinsburg, Global Links, Goodwill, Grow Pittsburgh and Off the Floor Pittsburgh.
*All partners reserve the right to refuse unusable materials.
- Individuals with items they want to donate
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8
WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret parking lot, 815 Freeport Rd., Pittsburgh, 15215.
Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at StanleySL@upmc.edu or 412-586-9762.