The Lighthouse Foundation
Target demographics: , The Lighthouse Foundation maintains operations at five sites and serves more than 6,000 people from northern Allegheny and Butler counties annually. The Lighthouse Foundation attempts to fill identified gaps in basic human services to needy and impoverished individuals, families, and seniors. Today, The Lighthouse Foundation is the lone provider of housing to homeless young adults and single parents with young children in its service area.
The Lighthouse Foundation is a treasure in our community. From Transitional Housing to our Food Pantry, to our Furniture and Appliance Warehouse, to providing Emergency Shelter, to our Hope Taxi Service and social programming for Golden Agers and Our Singles Supper Club and Family Feast programs, to Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance, to our Wheels of Work program The Lighthouse Foundation makes a positive impact on everyone it touches.
Geographic areas served: Northern Allegheny County, Butler County
•Distributed over 5 million pounds of food
•Provided over 40,000 pieces of furniture and appliances
•Served over 145,000 meals
•Provided over 45,000 nights of lodging through our transitional housing program
•Provided computer training to over 1,200 people
•Received and redistributed over 1,400 donated vehicles
•Prevented eviction, foreclosure or utility termination for over 5,000 families at a cost of more than $750,000
•Logged over 3,500,000 miles transporting food, furniture, vehicles and people
•Fielded over 300,000 requests from people in crisis or facing emergencies
•Provided help, hope and healing to over 35,000 people
•Distributed over 350,000 toys to local needy children at Christmas
•Returned over $12 million in goods and services to the needy families of northern Allegheny Butler Counties