Physical Goods

Donations of any kind need to be dropped off at 635 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. 

Staff is available M-F 1 pm – 4 pm and there is a donation dropbox available 24-7 for clothing items. If you have questions about making a physical item donation, contact Mike Mills at 412-608-0671 or


As of October 1, 2018, there have been changes to our food donation policy.  

For food safety reasons we can no longer accept leftover food.  For example, we can no longer accept food from office parties, picnics, weddings, or birthdays. 

Food Items we can currently accept:

  • Canned goods
  • Unopened, packaged food (for example, an unopened bag of hamburger buns, potato chips, a box of macaroni and cheese)

*Please Note All items will be accepted at our Donation Center, 635 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Physical items:

As of July 1, 2018, the ONLY Light of Life building that will be able to accept physical donations is our Donation Center, 635 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Current Needs:

  • Men’s deodorant
  • Men’s underwear size Large and up (new)
  • Full-sized toiletries
  • Razors
  • Men’s belts
  • Twin sized sheets
  • Bath towels

All non-food donations such as clothing, toiletries and shoes will now be received at our donation center on Ridge Avenue.

Items will be accepted at our Donation Center, 635 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Drop off times are between1 pm – 4 pm or you can use the donation box out front.  If you plan to drop items in the donation box, please make sure they are in a secure and fully sealed bag.

If you have a question, please contact Mike Mills at or 412-608-0671

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