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.

Donation Policy: 

We can accept a single box of donations any day of the week between 11:30 AM-5:30 PM. Please be aware that we cannot accommodate walk-in donations of more than one box. Please do not leave donations outside our door.

If you have more than one box of donations you’ll need to make an appointment so we can prepare for your donation. The easiest way to make an appointment is to fill out our online form at www.pccr.org/donate or give us a call at 412.437.0100.

If you are a business, non-profit, or organization please contact Barbara Moore, Materials Coordinator: Barbara@pccr.org

February Sale: 2 Sales 2 Love!


1. Take $5 off your purchase when you spend $20 or more!


2. Fill a bag with anything from our paper section. This includes: greeting cards, rubber stamps, stickers, punches, scrap-booking supplies and much, much more! Items too big to fit in the bags are 50% off!

 Creative Education Volunteer Orientation!

During this orientation session we will talk about Creative Reuse’s history, mission, and values. We will also talk about what volunteering at Creative Reuse programs entails, and share a taste of what that experience is actually like.

Please fill out our Creative Education Volunteer Application prior to the orientation.

RSVP Here!

When: Thursday, March 2


Where: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

PULSE Prospective Nonprofit Partner Info Session

PULSE invites talented university graduates to partner with nonprofits for a year of service and leadership.  Over the last 22 years, PULSE has invited about 250 young adults to partner with over 125 Pittsburgh nonprofits, contributing some 400,000 hours of service to the city and its residents. We been a PULSE nonprofit partner for the past two years and will be sharing about our experience. Join us and PULSE for breakfast, networking, an overview of PULSE and the specifics of a PULSE nonprofit partnership.


When: Wednesday, March 15

9:00-10:00 am

Where: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

Creative Reuse Gallery: Found Art 

When: Every day

11:00 am-6:00 pm

Where: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse