We build Pittsburgh’s creative infrastructure by operating a magical  SHOP where artists, teachers, and everyone else can get materials they need for their projects, and by offering hands-on creative PROGRAMS, both at our center and around the region.

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Day of Giving Update: 

5/3/16, 7pm

The Pittsburgh Foundation let us know that they suspended the giving site after technical difficulties didn’t let up today – and that they’re planning on rescheduling a make-up Day of Giving soon.

From The Pittsburgh Foundation:

We were on track in the first few hours to raise $1.5 million until the technical issues occurred. To resume that enthusiasm, we are committing to re-schedule another Day of Giving for the region, which includes Butler, Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, with an underlying online donation platform that we trust. And we will provide an additional $100,000 in incentives to the $100,000 already in place for today’s event. We also want to assure all participants who were able to make donations today that they will be honored and apply to the incentive pool that has been in place.

Read the full statement here.

We’re excited to participate in the next iteration of the Day of Giving, and can’t wait to try for the special prizes and incentives again!

If you planned on giving today and would still like to make your contribution tonight, please feel free to give via our always-available methods: through PayPal or by mailing us a check. While these contributions won’t count toward the special incentives on the next Day of Giving, we always welcome your support.

If you tried to give today and you’re not sure if your donation came through, watch for an email from us. We’re waiting for the final confirmation and will be in touch soon.

Thanks so much for sticking with us through this tricky time. Stay tuned for more information about the next Day of Giving!

It takes a lot of love, volunteer hours, materials, and MONEY to keep our doors open.

Your gift to Creative Reuse:

  • provides affordable creative materials for our community
  • teaches conservation at hands-on workshops for kids
  • keeps tons of useful stuff OUT of landfills

May Vintage Sale!

When: Sunday, May 1 – Tuesday, May 31

11:00 am-6:00 pm every day

Please complete this application if you’re interested in attending!
When: Wednesday, May 11
6:30-8:00 pm

Where: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

Creative Reuse at PAEYC’s Unconference: Maker Tots

When: Saturday, May 14

8:00 am-4:00 pm (Our workshop takes place during the afternoon session!)

Where: Carnegie Science Center

Educator Open House!

This event is part of Remake Learning Days. For more information about the many learning opportunities happening that week click this link.
When: Saturday, May 14
6:00-9:00 pm
This event is part of Remake Learning Days. For more information about the many learning opportunities happening that week click this link.
When: Sunday, May 15
12:00-3:00 pm

WherePittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse


Where Can I Take It? Waste Diversion Q & A

When: Tuesday, May 17
6:00-8:30 pm
When: Thursday, May 26
10:30 am-12:00 pm (Event 8:00 am-3:30 pm)

Where: Duquesne University Power Center, 1015 Forbes Avenue, Fifth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Creative Reuse Gallery Opening Reception: Staff Show!

When: Thursday, May 26
6:00-9:00 pm
When: Saturday, May 28
11:00 am-1:00 pm (Event ends at 4:00 pm)

Where: Phipps Conservatory

Reuse-a-Palooza at Three Rivers Arts Festival!

When: Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 12
12:00-6:00 pm each day