Tomorrow is Pittsburgh’s fourth annual Day of Giving! Back in 2009 The Pittsburgh Foundation had the idea to set up a day devoted to giving. It’s goals were to help increase the public’s knowledge of Nonprofits, help leverage individual funding of organizations, and spotlight the charitable trends of Pittsburghers. All of this turned out to be a pretty good idea and last year donors gave $8.5 million to groups in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties.
Pittsburgh’s Day of Giving is a great chance to make your generous donation to the Carnegie Library go even further. Of course we think the Library is a great place to donate but we aren’t the only worthy organization. Hundreds of nonprofits working to better Allegheny and Westmoreland county are included.
If you can’t afford the $25 minimum donation with your allowance don’t worry you can still help. Remind adults in your life how much the library means to you and let them know that a donation made on October 3 can make a bigger impact. And, as always, if a monetary donation is out of the question check out volunteer opportunities at your local CLP Branch. Or use Amy’s helpful round-up of Teen Advisory Council meetings to get you donating your time instead.
~Brooke, CLP South Side