Please carefully review the information below regarding The Blessing Board reopening its doors in both Oakmont and McKeesport.

Drop-offs in Oakmont

Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm

  • Please do not bring items to our warehouse if you or someone in your household has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Please bring all your small donations in bags or boxes – no loose items.
  • Please wear masks and gloves when you come to drop-off your furniture and household items.
  • Ring the bell at door #3 and someone will come to assist you.
  • Please maintain safe social-distancing at all times.
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available.
  • The Blessing Board staff and volunteers will bring everything inside the building.
  • Donations will be held in quarantine for 72 hours.

Drop-offs in McKeesport

Opening Date: June 1, 2020

Hours:  Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • Please do not bring items to our warehouse if you or someone in your household has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Please bring all your small donations in bags or boxes – no loose items.
  • Please wear masks and gloves when you come to drop-off your furniture and household items.
  • Ring the bell at the back door and someone will come to assist you.
  • Please maintain safe social-distancing at all times.
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available.
  • The Blessing Board staff and volunteers will bring everything inside the building.
  • Donations will be held in quarantine for 72 hours.

Residential Pick-ups 

  • Please do not make arrangements for a pick-up if you are anyone in your household tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Will begin June 1, 2020.
  • At this time, our drivers cannot enter the home.
  • Specific pick-up arrangements must be made through our donations coordinator.
  • Drivers are required to wear masks and gloves
  • We ask that residents wear masks and gloves and maintain safe social-distancing during interaction.
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available. 

Appointments for Receiving Furniture

  • Our appointment coordinators are currently attempting to reschedule clients who had appointments prior to the shutdown.
  • We will announce the reopening of our phone line for new appointments as soon as we are able to schedule new clients.
  • Until further notice, families will only be served out of our McKeesport location.

Day of Blessing Appointments

Appointments will begin June 1, 2020

  • Please do not come to The Blessing  Board as a client or as a volunteer if you are anyone in your household tested positive for COVID-19.
  • We will begin serving clients at the McKeesport location only.
  • All items for client’s choosing will have been held in quarantine for at least 72 hours.
  • Both volunteers and clients will be required to wear masks and gloves.
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available.
  • Only one family will be served at a time with as few volunteers as possible
  • Families will be served on the half-hour on week days between 10:00am – 12:00pm

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Please do not come to The Blessing  Board as a volunteer if you are anyone in your household tested positive for COVID-19.
  • McKeesport – you must contact Linda Cubakovic prior to volunteering at this time. Please do not come to The Blessing Board without making arrangements in advance.
  • Oakmont – the sorting room will reopen, but volunteering must be arranged through Diane Brown. We will have no more than six sorting room volunteers at one time in the warehouse. 
  • Whenever volunteering at either location, volunteers must wear masks and gloves
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available.