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Where To Donate or Receive Recycled Halloween Costumes in Pittsburgh

Francesca Dabecco
Francesca Dabecco
Posted on October 12
Help young Pittsburghers celebrate Halloween. (Anastassiya Bezhekeneva / Getty)

Help young Pittsburghers celebrate Halloween. (Anastassiya Bezhekeneva / Getty)

🎃 Halloween Costume Drive

Have a new or lightly used Halloween costume or accessory for babies, children, or teens? Drop it off at Sister’s Place, Flavor of Puerto Rico, Northwest Bank, Innergroove Brewing, or Hilltop Coffee before Oct. 18. Need a costume for your kids? Pick out one of the donated costumes on Oct. 19 or 20 at Flavor of Puerto Rico in Mt. Oliver.

🩺 Get Free Vision, Dental & Hearing Care

Mission of Mercy is hosting a free clinic for vision, dental, and hearing care at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Oct. 26-27. No eligibility or insurance requirements are needed; doors open at 6 a.m.

Find a list of personal hygiene items needed here. (Getty / Mykola Sosiukin)

Find a list of personal hygiene items needed here. (Getty / Mykola Sosiukin)

🪥 Assemble Personal Care Kits

Pittsburgh-based nonprofit Global Links has a goal of distributing 8,000 hygiene kits (with items not often covered by food stamps) to human service agencies, food pantries, and other nonprofits. Here’s how you can help purchase, package, and drop off kits.

🎨 Art Auction for Queer Families

The Queer Family Planning Project is hosting its annual art fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Necromancer Brewing in Ross. All funds raised go directly to helping LGBTQIA+ folks start or continue their parenthood journey.

❄️ Help Sharpsburg Shine

Artspiration is looking for folks to create “celebration of winter” art for double-sided banners along 83 neighborhood light posts. Banners will be made available for a $20 donation. Buy yours by Oct. 26 and pick it up on Oct. 30 at Ketchup City Creative.

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