Ways to Give

We want to make it easy for you to help Literacy Pittsburgh’s students succeed. There are several ways you can support our students with your charitable donation.


You can either make a one-time gift or sign up for monthly giving via a secure form.

By Mail

Make your check payable to Literacy Pittsburgh and mail to: Development Office, Literacy Pittsburgh, 411 Seventh Avenue. Suite 525, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Workplace Giving

Designate Literacy Pittsburgh through United Way’s Contributor Choice program. Our United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania code is 252.

Stock Gifts

Stock gifts have many tax benefits. Literacy Pittsburgh maintains an account at Hunter Associates. To receive account details for a transfer, please contact Tim Richart, Director of Development, at (412) 393-7633 or trichart@literacypittsburgh.org.

Become a Literacy Luminary

Recurring gifts are easy, customizable, and environmentally friendly. They are more efficient and help ensure steady funding for Literacy Pittsburgh's student programs. Learn more about this special giving opportunity.

Shop on Amazon

Select Literacy Pittsburgh through Amazon Smile or purchase a gift from our Amazon Wish Lists. You can support our Family Literacy program or our day-to-day work.

Host an Event

Share your passion for literacy and learning with friends and colleagues. Whether in person or virtual, large or small, your event can make a big difference in the lives of our students. Contact Steve Morrisson, Development Assistant, with your idea at 412-393-7652 or smorrison@literacypittsburgh.org.

Make a Leadership Gift

Named for our founder, the Yardumian Society recognizes individuals who make cumulative annual gifts totaling $1,000 or more. Find out more about this special opportunity on our Yardumian Society page or by contacting Tim Richart, Director of Development, at 412-393-7633 or trichart@literacypittsburgh.org.

Make an Estate or Planned Gift

Planned gifts can take many forms. An easy way to make a planned gift is to include Literacy Pittsburgh as a beneficiary in your will, an insurance policy, or an annuity. There are also opportunities that provide tax benefits during your lifetime. For more information, visit our Planned and Estate Giving page or contact Tim Richart, Director of Development, at 412-393-7633 or trichart@literacypittsburgh.org.

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