Welcome to your Hey Pittsburgh bulletin board: A virtual space to share volunteer opportunities, fundraisers, workshops, and other ways to help your neighbors.
🚰 How To Get Free Plumbing Repairs
Drinking water costs keep rising, and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has a new pilot program to help low-income customers pay for plumber services. The PWSA also gives a $35 discount per month to low-income customers and can provide up to $300 in additional hardship assistance per year.
- Is this you? Find info at www.pgh2o.com/CAP, email email@example.com, or call 412-255-2457.
Send Some Scares
Dust the cobwebs off of your quill! Maude Paperwing Gallery in Millvale is hosting a Halloween Card Exchange. Sign up by Oct. 10 to give and receive some snail-mailed tricks and treats this season.
🐕 Black Tie & Tails Unleashed
Throughout October, Animal Friends is distributing resources for pets and their people on the road, then hosting a celebration on Nov. 3 at Rockwell Park. Support the cause with an evening of great food, beverages, and four-legged friends.
Last year’s winner in Pittsburgh’s gingerbread contest was “UP on the Housetop” by Blackhawk High School. (City of Pittsburgh)
🎄 Enter Pgh’s Annual Gingerbread Contest
Do you have a sweet talent? Registration is up for the 21st annual City of Pittsburgh Gingerbread House Competition at the City-County Building. The opening ceremony will be on Nov. 17; entries will remain on display for Light Up Night on November 18 and through early January. Sign up here!
🚲 Have a Say in This Strip District Bike Lane
One of DOMI’s new project proposals is a Smallman Street bike lane. You can submit your comments on BikePGH’s Strip District Mobility Open House Engage Page.