Toy and winter weather gear drives run through Dec. 14

The annual Community and Governmental Relations’ holiday gift drive is taking place through Dec. 14.

Gifts should be new, unopened and have a retail value of between $20 to $25. They will be distributed to children at Christmas Day at Pitt.

For details and gift tags, contact CGR at or at 624-7755. Drop off gifts at the Office of Community and Governmental Relations in 710 Alumni Hall or contact CGR to arrange for a departmental pick up of 10 or more gifts.

Anyone interested in volunteering at Christmas Day at Pitt, can register here.

Additionally, new and unused hats, scarves, gloves and socks are being collected to help bring warmth to Pittsburgh neighbors of all ages. Drop-off bins are at located at 17 locations across the Oakland campus:

  • Alumni Hall
  • Benedum Hall
  • Cathedral of Learning
  • Craig Hall
  • Eureka Building
  • Hillman Library
  • Mervis Hall
  • O’Hara Student Center
  • Park Plaza
  • Petersen Events Center
  • Public Safety Building
  • Scaife Hall
  • Thackeray Hall
  • Thomas Boulevard
  • Posvar Hall
  • University Store on Fifth
  • William Pitt Union

For more details on the toy and winter wear drives, go to @Pitt.