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Thank you to everyone who supported our Shoebox Holiday Drive in 2021!
We are so grateful that we were able to provide gifts and brighten the holidays for local women impacted by homelessness!
The drive is now over until next holiday season, but you can support our efforts all year long!
100% of your donation will go toward purchasing gift cards and essentials for local women impacted by homelessness.
Age suitability: 18+
45% of people experiencing homelessness in Pennsylvania were part of a family unit in a 2014 study.
In Pittsburgh, there is a shortage of approximately 17,241 rental units that are both available and in a reasonable price range for households at or below 50 percent of the area’s median household income in a May, 2016 report.
27.9% of Pittsburgh households have an annual income of less than $21,433 placing them at-risk of becoming homeless in a 2015 report.
Wood Street Commons
Light of Life Rescue Mission
Women’s Center & Shelter
The Salvation Army Family Caring Center
Women’s Shelter & Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Women’s Help Center Inc
Victims Outreach Intervention Center
Melissa is a wife, nurse & mother of four with a strong desire to help others in her community. She loves The Shoebox Project because of its unique reach to the women in need living in Pittsburgh. She loves the idea of spreading positivity by encouraging women going through a difficult time.