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Sustainability - Community Involvement

PITT OHIO’s In Kind Services – "Community Driven"

Our company supports many charities and non-profit organizations not only with monetary contributions but with donations of our time and resources. PITT OHIO donates its equipment and our employees’ time to our community partners by using a number of its trucks to transport products, and provides other logistic services whenever feasible.

Some of the long-time community partners that PITT OHIO supports:

Cribs for Kids Facebook  Cribs for Kids twitter Cribs for Kids® - Since 1994, this voluntary health organization’s mission is to prevent infant deaths that are due to accidental suffocation, asphyxia, or undetermined causes during sleep by educating parents and caregivers on the importance of practicing safe sleep. They provide Graco® Pack ‘n Play® portable cribs to families who, otherwise, cannot afford a safe place for their babies to sleep. PITT OHIO moves shipments of the portable cribs for free for Cribs for Kids to over 10 states within our service area daily! PITT OHIO also donated a forklift to the Cribs for Kids’ warehouse and continues to maintain it for them.

Global Links Facebook Global Links - This medical relief and development organization is based in Pittsburgh but with an international perspective and reach. They are dedicated to improving the health and lives of people in developing countries, while providing hospitals in our region with a socially and environmentally responsible alternative to disposing of tons of medical surplus, unused or still-useful materials. On a regular basis PITT OHIO picks up and delivers medical supplies that will be shipped to resource-poor third world countries.

The Education Partnership Facebook  The Education Partnership Twitter The Education Partnership - This non-profit organization, formerly Storehouse for Teachers, is based in Pittsburgh and serves a geographic area encompassing six counties – Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland. School and classroom supplies are provided at no charge to schools where at least 70% of the student body qualifies for the National School Lunch Program. For over 10 years PITT OHIO has supported their mission and has transported supplies donated from various vendors and organizations to The Education Partnership’s Resource Center.

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Facebook  Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Twitter Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank – For over 30 years, this non-profit collects and distributes food through a 380+ member network in 11 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania. Their mission is to feed people in need and mobilize our community to eliminate hunger. For more than 30 years, PITT OHIO moves donated foods from companies and vendors throughout the year to the Food Bank’s facility in Duquesne, PA.

Boy Scouts of America-Laurel Highlands Council Facebook   Boy Scouts of America-Laurel Highlands Council - Scouting for Food Campaign - This annual region-wide food drive in April helps the Food Bank and hundreds of families get the food they need. For 28 years PITT OHIO has been a supporter of their efforts by collecting and moving loads of can goods and donated items for food banks in Allegheny, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Indiana, Greene, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland counties in PA, Allegheny and Garrett in MD, and Grant, Hardy, Hampshire and Mineral counties in WV.

PAEYC Facebook Pittsburgh Association for Education of Young Children - PAEYC initiated the practice of providing the Imagination Playground and Play Associate Training to its P.L.A.Y. Academy cohorts of teachers for one-month periods of time to endorse open-ended materials and experiences that empower creativity and inventiveness. PITT OHIO periodically moves the specialized Imagination Playground from school to school all over the city of Pittsburgh.

Special Olympics Facebook  Special Olympics Twitter Special Olympics - Their mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. PITT OHIO provides a straight truck when needed for storage of athletic equipment and delivers goods for special fundraising events.

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Facebook  Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Twitter Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) - Peoples Gas Holiday Market is one of the PDP´s largest events that defines Downtown Pittsburgh throughout the holiday season. This month-long market features more than 20 vendors offering hand-crafted and imported gift items and is Santa's Downtown Pittsburgh home. For the last two years, PITT OHIO has donated transportation to pick up and deliver Santa’s House and wooden chalets, and provide set up and removal of Santa’s House and village.

Clear Channel Communities Facebook  Clear Channel Communities Twitter Clear Channel Communities - Stuff-a-Bus Toy Drive – This annual five-day event inspires listeners to donate new and unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots to benefit local area families. PITT OHIO provides a trailer at the Miracle Mile Shopping Center in Monroeville, PA to collect and then drop off truck trailer loads full of toys for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program.

Roberto´s Kids Facebook Roberto´s Kids - This organization partners with communities to develop and nurture social responsibility. Their global reach and leadership bridges the gap between different cultures through the collection and distribution of new and gently worn baseball equipment. PITT OHIO transports these donations to various locations so that they get to the kids who need them.

Autism Speaks Greater Pittsburgh Chapter Facebook  Autism Speaks Greater Pittsburgh Chapter Twitter Autism Speaks - PITT OHIO transports supplies that are needed for the Pittsburgh Walk Now For Autism Speaks to and from the walk location site.

***There are many other in-kind services that PITT OHIO provides to our communities, beyond what is listed above. PITT OHIO gives support to our community partners whenever possible, depending on time constraints, logistics and availability.***

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