Upcoming Events

Shop for Mother's Day with Ten Thousand Villages and Global Links

Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: 5824 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh 15217

Shop at Ten Thousand Villages and let your money do three times the good!

1. Buy something fabulous for the special Mom in your life
2. Support artisans all over the world with Ten Thousand Villages fair trade items
3. Shop between 4:00 and 6:00 pm at the Squirrel Hill store on Saturday, April 19 between 4:00 and 6:00 pm and Global Links willreceive a percent of the sale!

Lunch and Learn for Earth Day

Date: Thursday, April 24
Time: Noon - 1:00
Location: Global Links

Erika Johnson, Executive Director of Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse(PCCR), will talk about how her organization promotes resource conservation, creativity and community engagement. 

One of Global Links' Community Partners, PCCR's innovative approach to sustainability includes a store, on-site programs, and community events. 

Click here to sign up for this free event. Remember to pack a lunch!

Baby Bag Sew-a-Thon

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Global Links

Help us celebrate Mother's Day by sharing your talents to help new moms in resource-poor communities.

Come together with fellow sewers to use your skills for the greater good. Help Global Links help our partners improve maternal/baby health in their communities. The bags we sew will be filled with all kinds of items a mom needs to welcome her new baby. 

Sign up to bring your sewing machine, serger or cutting shears and we'll work together in a marathon session to sew Global Links Baby Bags.

Please join us and friends from Handmade Arcade for a fun evening of crafting for a cause.

Sign up here so we know you're coming!

Here is our simple pattern for the bags.

The Air We Breathe: A Regional Summit on Asthma in Our Community

Date: Thursday, May 15 & Friday, May 16, 2014
Location: George Magovern, MD Conference Center Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh, PA

May is World Asthma Month. Allegheny General Hospital and Allegheny Health Network are presenting a summit on asthma and related community issues in the Pittsburgh region. The summit will focus on what causes asthma, its high prevalence in this region, and gaps in treatment. 

Download a flyer

Click here to register.

Hard to Recycle collections

ALl upcoming collections are listed on this Zero Waste Pittsburgh webpage

Salud! documentary now available for purchase.

Click here for information (32 KB)

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