How to Get Involved

Looking to get involved? There are several ways that you can help — from donating directly, to participating in a clean up, to supporting our seasonal fundraisers. We look forward to hearing from you!



Give Directly

Donating is easy! Donate to South Side Community Council via PayPal or Venmo. We also accept personal checks mailed to our business address.


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South Side Community Council is a registered organization in Benevity. Benevity is a charitable donation-giving and grant-management platform. Several Pittsburgh-area companies use this system, and we’re grateful their employees have given to the SSCC through it.


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Amazon Smile

South Side Community Council is a registered charity with AmazonSmile. Switch your view of their website from to, choose SSCC, and they’ll donate at no cost to you. Visit to learn more.


Support the Community by Volunteering

Visit our Volunteer page to view current volunteer opportunities or to sign up to receive information about future opportunities via email.

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Annual Fundraisers

The SSCC has several annual fundraisers: the pie sale, the plant sale, and this year we added a poinsettia sale.

Pie Sale

Get your pies for the holidays The council’s pie sale features frozen pies for purchase. We are taking orders for the 2021 sale until November 11. Pick up is Fri., November 19 and Sat., November 20 from 3:00-6:00 p.m at the Prince of Peace Parish Center. Pie Order Form 


First annual Poinsettia Sale. Get your beautiful poinsettia plants for the holidays. Pick from four different colors and sizes. Great for hostess gifts and gifts for family and friends. We are taking orders until November 18. Pick up is Saturday, December 4 at Mary, Queen of Peace Parish on 13th Street from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Poinsettia Order Form


When it’s time for spring planting, our plant sale features beautiful flowers, herbs and vegetables for purchase. The order forms go out in March and the pick up is in early May. Plant Order Form