2020 Providing the Necessary Extra

2020 Necessary Extra Campaign

Please help Inspired Hearts and Hands provide provide the “necessary extra” this holiday season for families in Allegheny and Butler counties that are most in need of our love and encouragement.  When we started our effort in 2012, we set out to make sure that no one in our community went without a holiday meal.  Since then, our mission and outreach has grown tremendously!  What started as a mere 65 food-only baskets is expected to reach more than 600 families in our local community this year.

We believe that this year will be a defining moment.  The need that we seek to address is the greatest we’ve faced in all our years.  Because of COVID 19 and the direct ramifications of its impact, so many need our love and support more than ever.  And yet, we expect that this will be by far our most challenging year for donations.  Nonetheless, we are on a mission to provide for as many families as possible this year.

How Can You Help?

TOGETHER...We Can Make A Difference!

Holiday Meal Baskets

In-Person and Virtual Campaigns

We’re offering virtual basket sponsorships this year.  If you would like to financially sponsor a basket(s), visit the link below.   All proceeds will be used to provide gifts and baskets that include a grocery gift card for purchasing proteins and fresh ingredients as well as all the elements of a traditional holiday meal and celebration. Your generous donation will make a tremendous difference for those needing it most this year.

Click to Sponsor a Holiday Meal Basket

Click to Sponsor a Holiday Meal Basket on SignUp.com

Please consider hosting a neighborhood, team, or other group food drive.  It’s easy, distribute flyers/send emails, offer a collection bin on your porch/office, and promote the collection times.  If you are interested in hosting a drive, please sign-up in the November 1st slot for a neighborhood campaign.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Suggested Items to Collect:

  • Instant Potatoes
  • Boxed Desserts
  • Instant Stuffing
  • Canned Cranberries / Applesauce
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Jar Gravy
  • Boxed Muffins
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Grocery Gift Cards
  • Or Any Non-Perishable Food Donation

Angel Tree Campaign

(Upcoming Campaign)

Join us in providing needing families with a little something special for the holidays.  We’ve are collecting wish lists for nearly 850 children, women, veterans, and elderly in the communities we serve, and we need your help to provide a very special holiday for those who need it most in our community.  When those lists are ready, we will post a link below for you to select a tag.

Any level of donation is appreciated.  By sharing just a bit of our abundance, we will provide priceless hope and compassion to those most needing it in our community.

Important Details for Angel Tree:
  1. The gift value is entirely up to you, but as a frame of reference, most gifts range from $40 to $50.
  2. Ways to Donate Gifts:
    1. Deliver unwrapped gifts off at the Inspired Hearts an Hands, Gibsonia, PA. Email info@inspiredheartsandhands.com to make arrangements for drop-off.
    2. Ship directly from Vendor (i.e. Amazon, Walmart, ETC.) to Inspired Hearts and Hands at 123 Seaton Crest Drive Mars, PA 16046.
      Very Important:  Please make note of your order number and vendor in the gift tag sign-up so that we are able to connect the gift to the appropriate child.  You will likely have to go back into your signup and modify once you have placed your order.
    3. Support the tag financially, and we’ll purchase a gift on your behalf.  Please follow these steps:
      • First:  Select the child from the available gift tags:  Angel Tree Signup Page (not live yet; still collecting wish lists).
      • Second:  At the top of the Angel Tree Signup Page, click on the Pay$$ link, and make your payment for the gift(s) you will sponsor.

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