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Community Needs

2017 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive

In the spirit of Fred Rogers' lessons of helping others, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh holds an annual Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive each winter. Since 2001, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh has collected more than 35,500 sweaters, distributing them to families in need throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.

2017 community partners included the Presbyterian Churches of the Tri-State Area, Homeless Children’s Education Fund, Veteran’s Leadership Program of Western PA and Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Ambassadors.

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Request a Donation from the Children's Museum

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh takes pride in our support of nonprofit organizations, schools and campaigns. 

All requests for donations from the Museum (passes, memberships, etc.) are reviewed every two weeks.  Click here to submit your request. All organizations requesting a donation are contacted by email, regardless of whether or not the request is approved. 

2017 Summer Book Drive

The Children's Museum has partnered with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services for the annual Summer Book Drive that encourages reading during the summer months. The books will be distributed in neighborhoods whose students qualify for free or discounted lunches in Allegheny County.

Contributions of new or gently read books for ages 12 and under can be dropped off in the collection bin located in the lobby of the Children's Museum May 1 through June 11, 2017.