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Other Ways to Give

Charitable contributions to Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh from donors like you allow us to provide life-saving services to women experiencing intimate partner violence as well as their children, FREE of charge.

There are a number of exciting ways to give that can make a tremendous impact on the lives of domestic abuse survivors.


Workplace Giving

Designate Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh as the beneficiary of your support through:

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Contributor Choice #110

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA)

Matching Gifts

You may be able to double your personal donations through your company’s matching gift program. Many companies match employee donations to charitable organizations or offer grants for an employee’s volunteer time.

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Recurring Gifts

Setting up recurring donations on a monthly or quarterly basis help guarantee that those we serve receive the appropriate care and support every day. These types of donations are beneficial for both you as the donor and Women’s Center & Shelter, as recurring gifts allow you to easily spread your support of our mission throughout the year and provide a steady and reliable stream of income to us.

Visit our Donation Page to learn more and set up your recurring gift today.

Community Fundraising (Fundraising on Our Behalf)

Create your own unique fundraiser, such as a spaghetti dinner or community sporting event, and donate proceeds to Women’s Center & Shelter. Events may be held by individuals, families, organizations, or corporations looking to share their time and talent to benefit our mission.


Please note that we are unable to provide staff support for community fundraisers. Visit our Community Fundraising page for important information you'll need before planning your fundraiser.

Stocks or Appreciated Securities

Women’s Center & Shelter gladly accepts gifts of stocks or appreciated securities throughout the year. Donating stocks and other securities is one of the most tax-efficient ways to give in support of our mission. To discuss stock giving or to request our stock and securities donation information, please contact Kristin Brown, Chief Development Officer, at or call 412-687-8017 ext. 350.

Honor/Memorial Gifts

Celebrate an important milestone, such as a birthday or anniversary, or remember a loved one through an honorary or memorial gift to Women’s Center & Shelter. Encourage friends, family, and colleagues to invest in the safety of women and children in lieu of material gifts. Cards will be sent to those you would like notified of your generosity.

Planned Giving

Leave a lasting legacy of love to Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh through your will or other planned gift. A planned gift is a contribution that is arranged in the present and allocated at a future date, such as a bequest, revocable trust or life insurance benefits.

Meet your financial goals while providing critical support to Women’s Center & Shelter as we work to keep all women and children safe. There are a number of gift options to consider, so please work with your lawyer and financial advisor to choose the option that works best for you.

To begin the conversation, please contact Kristin Brown, Chief Development Officer, at or call 412-687-8017 ext. 350.

Donate Your Smart/Cell phones

shutterstock_220461871By donating your smartphones and cell phones to Women's Center & Shelter, you are supporting victims of domestic violence! We send your donated phones to a recycling program, which will result in a monetary donation to Women’s Center & Shelter to benefit our programs and services for survivors of domestic abuse. Furthermore, your phone will be disposed of in an environmentally-friendly manner!

Mail small quantities of cellphones to:

Women’s Center & Shelter
Attn: Cell phones
P.O. Box 9024
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
We will provide you with a receipt for all donations.


Have a question about how you can support Women’s Center & Shelter? Contact Jake Phillips, Development Associate, at or call 412-687-8017 ext. 331.