Ways to Give

Your gift makes it possible for The Children's Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center to provide services such as:

  • Adoption counseling for both adoptive families and birthparents
  • Overnight stays in our Pediatric Specialty Hospital’s family living area
  • Daytime, therapeutic care for medically-fragile and technology-dependent children

Nonreimbursable services like these are critical aspects of our family-centered approach to care. If you have ideas or questions about making a gift, we’d love to talk with you. Please call the development department at 412-441-4884.

Monetary Donations

Every gift helps to offset the cost of services in all of our programs, from the cost of $32 per day for child care at Child’s Way, to new clothing for infants in foster care, to sterilizing equipment for the hospital.

To donate by credit card, click the “Donate Now” link to the left to use our secure, online donation form. Credit card donations can also be taken by phone by calling the development department at 412-441-4884. You may also mail checks, payable to The Children's Home of Pittsburgh, 5324 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

Honor your friends and loved ones with a meaningful gift that will have a lasting impact. A note acknowledging your gift will be sent to the honoree or family along with your personal message. To request a tribute book with honoree and memorial cards please visit our contact us page, and type "Requesting a Tribute Book" in the comment section.

Employer Matching

Many employers will match contributions their employees make to nonprofit organizations. Please check with your company's payroll office to find out if there is a matching gift program.

Special Events

The Children's Home of Pittsburgh’s annual event, “Shake Your Booties,” offers a variety of ticket and sponsorship packages for you or your company to show its support while having a great time!

In-Kind Donations

Donations of new and gently used items are appreciated by all of our programs. Please click on the “Wish List” link to the left for a list of needed items. If you do not see the item you wish to donate on the list, please contact the development department at 412-441-4884 for suggestions.

Planned Giving, Gifts of Stock and Real Estate

Gifts of stock can make supporting The Children’s Home easy and offers a number of benefits to you, the donor. Please contact the developement department at 412-441-4884 for more information. 


Help our children and families for years to come with your very own commemorative brick on The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center's garden pathway. A miniature replica brick comes with each order. For more information or to order your brick, please click here

United Way

Donations can be made to The Children's Home of Pittsburgh through the United Way Contributor’s Choice program. The Children's Home’s agency code number is 155. Participating employers can provide you with donation forms.

The Children's Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center 5324 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Phone: 412-441-4884 Fax: 412-441-0167