Women’s Center & Shelter Pittsburgh | Women’s Emergency Shelter

Other Ways to Give

Charitable contributions to Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh from donors like you allow us to provide life-saving services to women experiencing intimate partner violence  as well as their children , FREE of charge.

There are a number of exciting ways to give that can make a tremendous impact on the lives of domestic abuse survivors.

Workplace Giving

shutterstock_395826034Designate Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh as the beneficiary of your support through:

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Contributor Choice #110

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)
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State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA)
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Matching Gifts

You may be able to double your personal donations through your company’s matching gift program. Many companies match employee donations to charitable organizations or offer grants for an employee’s volunteer time.  Unsure if your company matches monetary donations? Use the MatchFinder tool to find out.

Recurring Gifts

Setting up recurring donations on a monthly or quarterly basis help guarantee that those we serve receive the appropriate care and support every day. These types of donations are beneficial for both you as the donor and Women’s Center & Shelter, as recurring gifts allow you to easily spread your support of our mission throughout the year and provide a steady and reliable stream of income to us.

Visit our Donation Page to learn more and set up your recurring gift today.

Third Party Events (Fundraising on Our Behalf)

Create your own unique fundraiser, such as a spaghetti dinner or community sporting event, and donate proceeds to Women’s Center & Shelter. Events may be held by individuals, families, organizations or corporations looking to share their time and talent to benefit our mission.

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Please note that we are unable to provide staff support for third party events. Those looking to hold an event must first complete our Special Event/Activity Proposal & License Agreement  and return for approval.

Stocks or Appreciated Securities

Women’s Center & Shelter gladly accepts gifts of stocks or appreciated securities throughout the year. Donating stocks and other securities is one of the most tax-efficient ways to give in support of our mission. We do ask that you please notify us when making a transfer. Get our stock and securities donation information here .

Honor/Memorial Gifts

Celebrate an important milestone, such as a birthday or anniversary, or remember a loved one through an honorary or memorial gift  to Women’s Center & Shelter. Encourage friends, family and colleagues to invest in the safety of women and children in lieu of materials gifts. Cards will be sent to those you would like notified of your generosity.

Planned Giving

Leave a lasting legacy of love to Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh through your will or other planned gift. A planned gift is a contribution that is arranged in the present and allocated at a future date, such as a bequest, revocable trust or life insurance benefits.

Meet your financial goals while providing critical support to Women’s Center & Shelter as we work to keep all women and children safe. There are a number of gift options to consider, so please work with your lawyer and financial advisor to choose the option that works best for you.

To begin the conversation, please contact Kristin at brownk@wcspittsburgh.org or call 412-687-8017 ext. 350.

Donate Your Smart/Cellphones

shutterstock_220461871By donating your smartphones abd cellphones to Women’s Center & Shelter, you are supporting victims of domestic violence. We send your donated phones to the Shelter Alliance Program, which will result in a monetary donation to Women’s Center & Shelter to benefit our programs and services  for survivors of domestic abuse . Furthermore, Shelter Alliance will dispose of your phone in an environmentally-friendly manner!

Mail small quantities of cellphones to:

Women’s Center & Shelter
Attn: Cellphones
P.O. Box 9024
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
We will provide you with a receipt for all donations.

Cell Phone Partner Drop-Off Locations

Have a question about how you can support Women’s Center & Shelter? Contact ghinassim@wcspittsburgh.org or call 412-687-8017 ext. 338.