ALLEGHENY COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL ;INC. / CHRISTIAN LITERACY ASSOC.
ALLEGHENY VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF CHURCHES, INC.
ANCHORPOINT COUNSELING MINISTRY
EAST END COOPERATIVE MINISTRY
EAST LIBERTY FAMILY HEALTH CARE CENTER
HOSANNA INDUSTRIES, INC.
MARS HOME FOR YOUTH
NORTH HILLS COMMUNITY OUTREACH, INC.
NORTHSIDE COMMON MINISTRIES
OFF THE FLOOR PITTSBURGH
THE OPEN DOOR
OPEN HAND MINISTRIES
THE ORR COMPASSIONATE CARE CENTER
PITTSBURGH PASTORAL INSTITUTE
PGH REGION INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MINISTRIES, INC.
SAMARITAN COUNSELING CENTER
SCHENLEY HEIGHTS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
SOUTH HILLS INTERFAITH MOVEMENT
VENTURES IN PEOPLE INC.
WILKINSBURG COMMUNITY MINISTRIES
Off the Floor Pittsburgh
901 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
To strengthen families, improve their quality of life, and reduce the pain and indignity of extreme poverty in the greater Pittsburgh region by recycling good used furniture and delivering it free of charge to families that otherwise would be eating and/or sleeping on the floor.
Off the Floor Pittsburgh seeks to witness to the love of God through encouraging people in life and livelihood by:
- Improving the living conditions of the poor by providing needed basic home furnishings
- Witnessing to God’s purpose in our lives through prayer, service, encouragement and distribution of the New Testament
- Revitalizing local church families through hands-on participation in active local mission
- Partnering with local churches to identify volunteers, appropriate furniture, and other support
- Partnering with selected social service agencies to identify families with extreme furniture needs
Off the Floor Pittsburgh was founded by Mary Jane McCarty, R.N., Ph.D. in August, 2004 as a mission agency of the Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian Church. Since its inception, Off the Floor Pittsburgh has:
- Delivered needed furniture to 545 families and individuals throughout Allegheny County
- Improved the living conditions of 1,099 children
- Coordinated the efforts of over 330 volunteers in ministry to the needy
- Received financial and volunteer support from at least 16 churches of various denominations
- Received used furniture and other in-kind items from 1,000 individuals and businesses
- Established referral partnerships with 40 social service agencies whose clientele matches the target families
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