For nearly a century, Life’sWork has made a difference in the lives of many of our fellow citizens.

Since our founding in 1927, more than 100,000 individuals of all ages with disabilities or other employment barriers have utilized our services to achieve independence and self-sufficiency.

Today, we serve over 2,000 clients a year ranging from youth as young as 14 to adults.

We successfully place over 75% of the individuals using our services in competitive employment annually.

Methods of Support

Your gift to Life’sWork allows people with disabilities to follow their dreams and live the life that they choose.

There are many ways to support our programs and services:


  • Make a gift of cash, check, or credit card by mail, phone or online here.

Monthly giving

  • Become a member of our monthly giving program

Corporate or Foundation Partnerships

  • Support our mission in a variety of ways, including:
  • Event sponsorships
  • Restricted program-specific gifts
  • Unrestricted gifts or grants

Donor-Advised Funds

  • Make tax-deductible donations directly from your donor-advised fund.

Stock Gifts

  • Stock donations are fully tax deductible.

Giving Assistant

  • Join Giving Assistant to start donating 3-30% of online purchases from stores like Home Depot (3%), Bed Bath & Beyond (10%), and JC Penney (3%).

Tribute Gifts

  • A donation to Life’sWork of Western PA is a thoughtful way to honor someone who has devoted a portion of their lives to individuals with disabilities.
  • Honor or memorialize a special family member, colleague, or occasion. We will notify the honoree of your donation

Workplace giving

  • United Way Giving (CFC): Use code 68217 to designate your United Way gifts to Life’sWork of Western PA.
  • Employer Matching: An easy way to double your contribution is through employee giving programs. Take advantage of your company’s Employer Match program and increase the impact of your donation.

Amazon Smile

  • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
  • Support us by starting your shopping at and selecting Life’sWork of Western PA
  • Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to our organization

Thank you for Supporting our Mission.

Your gift will help ensure our ability to empower those with barriers to employment.

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