EECM Wish List
Do you want to make a tangible donation to EECM? This page lists some of the specific needs of our various programs. Use the links below to find out more.
- What do EECM's Hunger Programs need?
- What do EECM's Housing Programs need?
- What do EECM's Children & Youth Programs need?
- Can I donate clothing?
Donations to EECM's THREE Hunger Programs may be brought to the EECM Food Pantry from 9AM – 3PM, Monday – Friday. The Food Pantry is located inside East Liberty Presbyterian Church at the S. Whitfield St. entrance across from the Carnegie Library – East Liberty Branch. When you arrive, ask for Jim.
When donating food, please check to be sure the food is not expired and that the package is not open.
We Currently Need:
Food Drives are a great way to help EECM! This can be done in your neighborhood, at school or at work.
You can do a general food drive for non-perishable items or you can focus on a single item.
Items that are in huge demand:
and the Food of The Month…
|2013 Foods of the Month
Many of the items we buy for our clients can be costly. Some of these essential items may be eliminated because food purchases take priority.
Individually Wrapped Rolls of Toilet Paper
24oz. or 32oz. Dishwashing Liquid
Reusable Grocery/Tote Bags
Disposable Grocery Bags
We are looking for volunteers to provide baked goods for our Soup Kitchen lunch (Monday – Friday) one day a week. You would need to provide roughly 80 portions so that each of our guests at lunch would have a tasty treat! This is a great and easy way to get involved with EECM! Your baked goods would need to be dropped off at the EECM Soup Kitchen before 10AM on the day that you choose. If interested, please contact Ed Kinley, Hunger Programs Director at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Many of the over 550 families that we provide groceries for each month have infants and toddlers. When we can, we help them out with these items:
Diapers (all sizes)
Nestle GoodStart Infant Formula
We need this to transport items around to our 14 locations where we provide service in the East End. Please contact Ammon Ripple, Community Relations Director, at email@example.com or 412-361-5549 x411 to make a donation or if you have any questions.
EECM currently has SEVEN Housing Programs at various sites in and around the East End. As our guests come into our programs, they need a little help getting started.
Donations may be brought to the EECM Offices Monday – Friday from 9AM – 4PM. We are located on the second floor of Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Highland Ave., 15206. Please use the rear entrance.
Below are three easy projects to help those on the road to regaining their independence.
New Home Basket:
Please donate a Laundry Basket filled with the following items:
Home cleaning items with a roll of paper towels or reusable cleaning towels
Bath towels and washcloths
Toothbrushes and toothpaste
Liquid hand soap and dispenser
Liquid dish soap
Dish rags and dish towels
Bathroom cleaning supplies
Cleaning Supplies Bucket:
Please donate a clean bucket filled with the following items:
Dish soap and scrubbing pads
Roll of paper towels
Toilet bowl cleaner
Dish rags and dish towels
Men's / Women's Personal Hygiene Kit:
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Shampoo / conditioner
Moisturizing skin lotion
Liquid or bar soap
In addition to the above basket, bucket and kit, we always need the following items:
Sheet sets (Twin beds)
Pillows and pillowcases
EECM currently has SIX Children & Youth Programs.
For our Summer Day Camp:
10 bikes with gears for campers 7-8 years old
10 bikes with gears for campers 11-16 years old
Please call 412-361-5549 to arrange a delivery date and time to EECM's Children & Youth Programs.
A Passenger Van is currently needed to transport children & youth between various program sites. Please contact Ammon Ripple, Community Relations Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-361-5549 x411 to make a donation or if you have any questions.
We are unable to accept clothing donations. If you have used clothing to donate, we recommend taking it to East End Community Thrift, located at 5123 Penn Ave. (15224). Their phone number is 412-361-6010. In emergency situations, we are able to give our clients vouchers to the East End Community Thrift Store for clothing and general household items – so your donation will still benefit them. Thank you!