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Coat Drive, Produce Donations and More Taking Place at NHCO

NHCO winter coat drive 

North Hills Community Outreach will collect new and gently used winter coats for local families in need through October 16. All sizes are appreciated; children’s and adult XL – XXL are especially needed. Coats should be clean and have working zippers and fasteners. Hats, gloves and scarves are also welcome. Donations can be dropped off at NHCO Allison Park, 1975 Ferguson Road, Hampton, Monday – Friday, 9am-4pm, September 1 through October 16, or in the NHCO Allison Park food pantry during special donation hours, 9:00 a.m. to noon, Saturday, October 1.  For more information or alternate donation times, please contact Vicki at or 412-487-6316 opt 1.

Garden produce accepted at NHCO’s pantries

North Hills Community Outreach welcomes donations of fresh produce from home gardeners who wish to share their excess garden bounty with neighbors in need. Donations can be dropped off at any NHCO office, Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm. Call NHCO at 412-487-6316 opt 1 for more information, or visit to locate NHCO’s three pantries.

Ask the Attorney sessions for low-income families

Free legal consultation for non-criminal issues such as divorce, bankruptcy, credit issues, family matters, rent disputes and more is available for families in need at North Hills Community Outreach locations the third Wednesday of each month at 7pm except December. The next ATA sessions are: September 21 at NHCO Millvale and October 19 at NHCO North Boroughs.  Attendees MUST preregister for these sessions by contacting Brady at or 412-408-3830 x 3217.

 NHCO General Volunteer Orientations

North Hills Community Outreach will host Volunteer Orientation sessions at 10am, Thursday, September 8 in NHCO North Boroughs, AGH-Suburban Campus, 100 S. Jackson Ave, Bellevue, in the 2nd floor physician’s dining room, and at 10am, Thursday, October 13 in NHCO Millvale, 416 Lincoln Avenue, Millvale.  Volunteers are needed for all sites. Needs include volunteers to harvest produce at our Bellevue garden, drivers for Free Rides for Seniors shuttles, bell ringers in November and December, cart runners at our NHCO North Boroughs food pantry, drivers to transport seniors to appointments, volunteers to stock brochures in community locations and more. Please register with Harriet at or 412-408-3830 x 3204.

NHCO In Service of Seniors Volunteer Orientations

North Hills Community Outreach’s In Service of Seniors program matches volunteers with seniors to provide a ride to the doctor, help with grocery shopping, friendly visiting or light yard work. Your friendship and just an hour of your time each week or even once a month means so much to a senior. There is an In Service of Seniors volunteer orientation at 4:30pm, September 22 at North Hills Community Outreach, 1975 Ferguson Road, Allison Park, PA 15101. Register by contacting Cathy at or 412-307-0069 X3313, or contact Cathy for more dates.


NHCO Speakers Available

North Hills Community Outreach’s staff or volunteer speakers will speak to your congregation, business, civic group or school at no charge about NHCO’s programs and services and volunteer opportunities. For more information or to schedule a speaker, please contact Jen at or 412-487-6316 opt 1 x 3112.

Working families are waiting: Donate your car to Community Auto

Your unwanted running vehicle can help a low-income, working individual. Vehicles donated to Community Auto are repaired and sold at below-market value to local, working families who need them to get to work. Cars not suitable for repair are sold at auction and the money is used for the program. Ask us about donating fleet cars! Please contact Community Auto, a program of North Hills Community Outreach, at 724-443-8300 or  You could change a life and get the maximum tax deduction. FREE pickup and notary.

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