Corporate Social Responsibility
One of MeetPITTSBURGH’s top goals is to ensure business events leave a lasting impact on the Pittsburgh community.
As the primary connection point between clients, visitors and local Pittsburgh assets and experiences, the MeetPITTSBURGH team strives to find beneficial connections between clients and local stakeholders to create programs or to participate in community service projects.
MeetPITTSBURGH helped connect clients with nine local nonprofits and serviced more than 15 organizations in 2019.
There is no limit the impact of one good deed can have on a neighborhood. Contact your MeetPITTSBURGH representative today to learn how your group can incorporate the Pittsburgh community into your next meeting or event.
PCMA Convening Leaders Hospitality Helping Hands
- In a partnership with Beverly’s Birthdays, more than 150 volunteers assembled 200 newborn essential kits and celebrated with a Not So Itty Bitty Baby Shower for 20 Pittsburgh-area moms-to-be. The group also donated $10,000 to Beverly’s Birthdays.
PCMA Party with a Purpose
- The PCMA Foundation donated $10,000 to Living in Liberty, a local safe house that works to combat human trafficking in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
- The foundation also donated $15,000 to the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh Global Education Fund in honor of the Tree of Life victims.
PCMA Social Impact Projects
MeetPITTSBURGH helped coordinate four service projects for PCMA Convening Leaders volunteers, including:
- Period.org – Compiled 2,134 menstrual kits for Pittsburgh-area women’s shelters
- Operation Gratitude – Constructed 2,000 kits for local responders and overseas troops
- Pittsburgh Public Schools – Produced 2,000 creativity kits
- Living in Liberty – Assembled 240 street outreach bags for victims of human trafficking
American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)
- Backpack Stuffing Project - Attendees prepared 1,000 backpacks with more than 10 back-to-school items for Pittsburgh Public School students.
- Park Clean Up - Through a partnership with Nine Mile Run Watershed Association, attendees planted willow trees and conducted invasive plant and trash removal in Frick Park.
- Food Donation - ASTRA partnered with the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and donated leftover food from its meal functions to Jubilee Kitchen and 412 Food Rescue.
- Toy Donation - In hand with Good360, ASTRA donated toys, games, school supplies and juvenile products to under-privileged children and families in need.
National Down Syndrome Congress First Responder Training: Disability Awareness
- More than 100 local first responders received hands-on training from the group, learning how to effectively identify, address and respond to the various disabilities they may encounter in the line of duty.
Anthrocon Charity Donation
METALCON Supports the Veterans Leadership Program
- Funds were raised and donated to the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania to provide essential housing, employment and vital support services for eligible Pittsburgh-area veterans, service members and their families with the goal of improving their self-sufficiency, sustainability and quality of life.