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Ditch the Costume, Be a Volunteer

Student Association/ Flickr

Whether you’re just not feeling Halloween this year or you’re worried about not being able to get your Sexy Pizza Rat costume together in time, perhaps you will find solace in taking the volunteer route this season. We’ve rounded up a list of events all over the city that need your help to make Halloween 2015 a hit in Pittsburgh.

North Charleston/ Flickr

North Charleston/ Flickr

Halloween at the Y

Hazelwood, Homewood, Penn Hills, Thelma Lovette and North Borough YMCA’s will all be hosting Halloween parties and events and need your help to make them a success. For more info on dates and locations visit their website here.

Phipps Conservatory/ FB

Phipps Conservatory/ FB

Halloween Happenings at Phipps

October 30th, 4-8pm
Phipps conservatory is always in need of volunteers to help with everything from their horticulture department to their hospitality services. Sign up today to become a volunteer for this year’s Halloween Happenings, an evening of face painting, costumes and magic shows.

Hundred Acres Manor/ FB

Hundred Acres Manor/ FB

Hundred Acres Manor

Through November 1st, 6-11:30pm
Looking to be a part of the magic this Halloween? Join Hundred Acres Manor, voted Pittsburgh’s best haunted house, and become part of this renowned attraction today. While it’s too late in the season to be transformed into a terrifying creature, there’s still time to help out behind the scenes. Contact Hundred Acres Manor via phone at 412.851.4286 or at volunteer@hundredacresmanor.com.

North Charleston/ Flickr

North Charleston/ Flickr

Annual Kid’s Halloween Party by Lawrenceville United

October 31st, 1-6pm
A haunted house, free candy, line dancing and more! Join LU for their annual Halloween party as a much needed volunteer. LU is in need of individuals willing to help set up, break down, prepare food, and lead activities during the event. For more information click here.

Susy Morris/ Flickr

Susy Morris/ Flickr

WearWoof Fall Fashion Drive

Through October 31st
Help the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society fund their facility by donating new or gently worn women’s/junior’s fashion apparel, jewelry and accessories as well as home decor which will be resold at the Wearwoof Shop. For more information on drop off locations and additional details click here.

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Julianna Bagwell is the Managing Editor for LOCALpittsburgh as well as a freelance writer for various publications including Thrillist.com. At her core, she is an extreme foodie and dog enthusiast.

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