During this holiday season, you can get into the spirit of giving in many ways. From volunteering to donating items, there are a variety of ways to help Veterans Place provide for the Veterans of the Pittsburgh Region.
With your generous donations of time, clothing, and funding, Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard can continue to further its mission of ending homelessness among our Veterans. Below we’ve put together a few ways you can help us this holiday season:
Considering Donating Clothing and other Basic Necessities
At Veterans Place, there are items we are in constant need of for our male and female Veterans. These items include:
- Men’s underwear size (M-3X)
- Men’s socks (ankle/crew for the warm weather)
- T-shirts (M-3X)
- Men’s Sweatpants, sweatshirts, athletic shorts (M-3x)
- Men’s jeans/casual pants (32-42 inch waist)
- Backpacks, duffle bags
- Men’s shoes, boots (size 8-12)
- Underwear- M-XXL
- Jeans- Size 8-14
- Sweaters/Jackets- M- 2XL
- Tennis Shoes/Boots- Size 7-9.5
We are also in need of basic home essentials such as dish soap, laundry soap, laundry baskets, sheets, towels, and cleaning supplies as well as sleeping bags, towels, and washcloths. (*We are only able to accept new clothing and other new items from these lists.)
Contribute to our Mission with a Monetary Donation
Your generous monetary donation will help support our organization, our projects, programs, and, most importantly, our Veterans. Every donation we receive will be used to assist a veteran in need immediately. Each donation, whether big or small, support our mission to end homelessness among veterans and help them transform their lives for the better.
We are thankful for every one of our supporters and look forward to another year of helping our Veterans with you!
To make a monetary donation, visit our Donate page. For more information about donating clothing and other items, contact Veterans Place today to learn more.
Robert (Rob) Hamilton, Executive Director of Veterans Place, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in Public Service and is currently completing a masters degree from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) in Public Policy and Management. Prior to attending Pitt, Rob served in the United States Army National Guard as a military police officer where he worked in crime prevention and emergency response throughout the state of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Supervisor/Manager Certificate from Penn State University and a Non-Profit Management Certificate from the University of Pittsburgh. Rob is currently a board member of South Hills Pet Rescue and is an elected official of the Lower Burrell City Council in the Public Works Department. He is the Co-Chair of the leadership portion of the Allegheny County/Pittsburgh Veteran Homeless Boot Camp Committee. Rob received the 2018 prestigious Salute Our Heroes Recognition from the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Who’s Next 2019: Community Leaders & Activists Award from the Under 40 and Making a Difference: The Incline Award. In 2019 Rob received the VA Challenge Certificate of Appreciation.
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