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Community Collection with Red Cross
Date: Saturday, August 16
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Parking lot, 2850 Penn Avenue (behind Guardian Storage on Liberty Ave., Strip District)
Global Links is collaborating with the American Red Cross of Western PA to collect durable medical equipment for the Red Cross disaster trailers. The event will be held in conjuction with a trailer washing and restocking event.
“We are delighted to have this opportunity to serve our local community and support the work of the Red Cross while also keeping still useful medical equipment out of landfills and our waste stream,” says Global Links Deputy Director, Angela Garcia.
“The American Red Cross has not stocked these items in our disaster trailers in the past, so we are grateful for the cooperation of Global Links in partnering with us to increase the region’s response capacity to serve all people during a disaster,” said Victor Roosen, Regional Disaster and Program Officer for the American Red Cross, Western Pennsylvania Region.
Global Links accepts
- Wheelchairs (manual)
- Shower benches
Global Links does NOT accept medications, homecare beds, or power scooters/wheelchairs.
Shelter trailers will be on site, giving visitors the opportunity to see their donations of home health equipment being loaded and stocked alongside other materials and supplies most typically needed in an event requiring emergency shelter.
Dia de los Muertos!
Date: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Global Links
We're marking Global Links' 25th anniversary with a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Party.
- Join us for an evening of food, cocktails, art and entertainment celebrating the traditions of this Mexican holiday.
- Come in your most extravagant costume or dress in the DDLM colors of orange, red, yellow, purple or pink.
- Enjoy delicious Latin American cuisine from local chefs, your favorite cervezas, delicious vino and deadly delicious vodka punch.
- A DJ will provide the soundtrack for dancing and mingling.
- Guests can enjoy traditional art and decorate their own sugar skulls or dioramas to take home.
Come celebrate life and the support the life-saving work of Global Links.
Lunch + Learn
Location: Global Links
Enjoy a casual and informative lunch hour listening to speakers on such topics as health, sustainability, and humanitarian issues. Bring lunch and join the conversation! Find all the details and sign up for this free event here.
Hard to Recycle collections
All upcoming collections are listed on this Zero Waste Pittsburgh webpage.