On the Spot at Industry Public House

It’s time for another On the Spot fundraiser!

Girls in Allegheny County are in continued need of your support to provide necessary menstrual supplies.Too many girls just don’t have access, too many girls skip school or spend days nervous preoccupied when they should be learning. Donate either $5 and a package of supplies (pads preferred) or $10 to make those awkward teenage years a lot less embarrasing for local ladies (and guys…yes, we collect hygiene products for young men, too!)

On the Spot at Industry Public House
Thursday, April 3, 2014
6p-8p

Industry Public House
4305 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

As always we’ll have awesome raffle prizes, a 50/50, drinks specials ($1 off Arsenal Ciders and $3 local beer), and most importantly, the cookie table will be back.

Drinks specials include $1 off Arsenal ciders (yum!) and $3 local craft beer. Bring a package of pads and get your baklava on with us!

For more information about On the Spot check out our website: http://pghonthespot.wordpress.com/about/

**We are seeking donated raffle items and baked goods! Please let us know if you would like to help by donating an item/service or baking! Email us at pghonthespot@gmail.com

Back to School Bash!

Our Back to School Bash is one week from today! Please share and help girls who find themselves unsupplied and ‘on the spot.’ The new school year means many local girls are in desperate need of feminine hygiene products. School employees are providing supplies for girls out of their own pocket when faced with the overwhelming need for such help.

Join us and help Planned Parenthood stock up on much needed supplies for the new school year!

Nico’s Recovery Room

178 Pearl St. (Bloomfield)

Thursday, August 15, 2013

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

$10 or $5 and a package of pads/tampons (pads preferred) at the door

RSVP on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/620429668002409/

As always we’ll have tons of cookies and cupcakes, raffle prizes (wine, blown glass, vinyl records, American Eagle stuff), and piles of pads!

Want to help?
·  Looking for raffle items –  you can donate something or help us get them donated
·  Bake Cookies. Desiree has left us for the great state of Misery—er Missouri.  How will we fill her void in baked goods alone???
· Tell a friend or 20 via Facebook, Twitter, email, carrier pigeon, smoke signals. Don’t forget to RSVP and invite  them on Facebook!

Party with Pizza + Pads

We’re running low on menstrual supplies, but still running high on girls in need of them. We need more pads and more tampons! In exchange, we will give you cookies, as usual.

Our next party will be at one of Bloomfield’s finest establishments: Nico’s Recovery Room

Nico’s Recovery Room

178 Pearl St. (Bloomfield)

Wednesday March 6, 2013

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

$10 or $5 and a package of pads/tampons (pads preferred) at the door

Wednesday also happens to be Pizza + Pitchers night at Nicos, which is where I have dinner at least 3 Wednesdays a month. 

In addition to the pizza, there will of course be a silent auction and the always decadent cookie table.

Menstrual Supplies and Football

We have to apologize. It’s been far too long since we’ve filled your bellies with delicious baked goods while taking your money and menstrual supplies. And we’re out of supplies!

School is back in session. Girls are back in our schools, trying to get learn, but struggling to focus as they do not have access to the menstrual supplies they need and deserve. So come party with us as we gather money and supplies to help give these girls the opportunity to focus on their education.

The next party will be in lovely Bloomfield:

Bloomfield Bridge Tavern

4412 Liberty Ave.

October 11, 2012

6pm-8pm

$10 or $5 and a package of pads or tampons (pads preferred)

There will be $1.10 bottles of beer, the always present cookie table, an auction, 50/50 raffle, and more! And since you’re already there, you can enjoy the Steelers vs. Titans game as well. 

Join Us!

We are capping off Women’s History Month with a happy hour supply raiser in conjunction with Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project.

Join us at Las Velas:

March 29th
5:00 to 8:00
21 Market Square  
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
 

There will be a cookie table, door prizes and drink specials. Just bring a donation of either feminine hygeine products, reusable tote bag(s) or better yet BOTH!  1 tote bag full of supplies can keep a woman supplied for 6 months!

All supplies and donations will be donated to the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.  More on Sister Supplies http://tote4pgh.com/special-drives/sister-supplies/

Celebrating Women’s History Month

It’s Women’s History Month and we’ve been busy here at On the Spot partnering up with other organizations to help make sure the girls and women of Allegheny County have access to menstrual products!

We’re working with Chatham’s Feminist Activists Creating Equality (F.A.C.E.), an amazing student group dedicated to social justice. They will be collecting menstrual supplies on Chatham’s campus the week of March 26th-30th! Stop by Chatham’s Eddy Theatre (104 Woodland Road, Pittsburgh, PA) at 7 p.m. on March 31st for the Vagina Monologues to watch their great production and donate menstrual supplies. They will also be collecting monetary donations for Pittsburgh Action Against Rape.

We will also be working with the Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project to collect supplies and tote bags  in March. Donate a tote bag of menstrual supplies at any of these drop off spots.

Help us celebrate Women’s History by donating menstrual supplies to Allegheny County’s women and girls!

Let’s get ready to party!

We know you’ve been hoarding extra packages of pads and tampons, anxiously awaiting the next On the Spot party.

We’ll guess what? We’re ready to party with you again!

November 11th, 6-8:30pm at Howlers (4509 Liberty Avenue, Bloomfield)

We’re currently hard at work rounding up some awesome raffle prizes for an all-local auction and deciding what kind of lovely baked goods to produce for the cookie table! Yes, there will be baklava. There will be boozed up cupcakes. There may even be boozy whoopie pies.

As always, it’ll cost you $5 and a package of menstrual supplies or $10 to gain access to gorge yourself at the cookie table. We’ll also hassle you throughout the night to buy your 50/50 raffle tickets and raffle tickets.

If you have anything you’d like to donate to the auction or cookie table, send us an email at pghonthespot@gmail.com!

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