Take Action with Social Media!

If you’re reading this post, it’s likely that you know how terrible and invisible of a problem access to pads and tampons is in our country and around the globe. Do your friends know? How about your family? Help us bring light to the issue and support #PghOnTheSpot by donating your Facebook and/or Twitter status to our Thunderclap campaign on February 11th!

Right now, you’re probably wondering: What is Thunderclap? Thunderclap is a website that allows groups of people to pledge a tweet or Facebook message to automatically be sent out on the same day and time in order to achieve maximum effect. Think of it as an online flash mob in support of On the Spot and our mission. If at least 100 people sign up, a status promoting raising awareness and our next pad drive (2/12, 6-8p, at Hough’s!) will go out from all accounts at 12:30p EST on February 11th.

Sign up now with your Twitter and/or Facebook account and encourage others to join at http://ow.ly/Ia5aJ 

Let’s build a supportive and healthy community for young women together!

Ps. Have you RSVPd for the happy hour on 2/12?

Share the Valentine’s Day love with On the Spot!

Looking to gorge yourself on cookies and other baked treats  while donating menstrual supplies to girls in need around the Pittsburgh region? You’re in luck, On the Spot will be hosting another party to gather donations to supply girls with the menstrual supplies they need. Show some Valentine’s Day love to young girls by supporting their well being!

When: Thursday, February 12th, 6pm – 8pm

Where: Hough’s in Greenfield (563 Greenfield Avenue)

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

All the stuff you love will be back: raffle prizes, a 50/50, and of course, multiple cookie tables!

We supply sixty eight schools with supplies. SIXTY EIGHT. There are dozens (if not many more) of young girls in each school missing school and falling behind simply because they are a woman and have their period.

That is why we need you to come to Hough’s on February 12th.  It isn’t about the beer (though their selection is spectacular). It isn’t about the cookies (COOKIES!). It isn’t about the great stuff you can win. It’s about kids struggling with problems way to big for their age and how you can make a difference in their life.

We hope to see your smiling face and big heart as we help those in need!

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: https://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/

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