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Event Details

With safety as our top priority, this year's Pittsburgh themed fundraiser is hitting the road and crossing bridges! Join the Dress for Success Pittsburgh team and presenting sponsor, PPG, for The Black & Gold Cookie Table at Hartwood Acres: A Drive-thru Fundraising Event on Sunday, May 16 between 11am-2pm.

Tickets are priced at $100 per vehicle and available for purchase beginning Monday, April 5. Each vehicle will receive a premium box of 2 dozen assorted cookies from local woman owned and operated small business, The little Kitchen, a Pittsburgh themed swag bag, 1 entry to the Black & Golden Mega Raffle Ticket prize package and a picnic blanket to safely enjoy a day at the park as a couple, family, or group of friends. Bring the kids and the pets!

Craving more cookies? Add extra boxes for an additional fee of $50. All cookies are nut-free. If a passenger in the vehicle requires a gluten free box, this MUST be noted when purchasing. Otherwise they will receive a regular box. Extra gluten free boxes will not be available at the event.

Are You a Member of the Monthly Giving Club (MGC)?

Made up of our biggest supporters and ambassadors, the financial support of the MGC has been absolutely critical during the pandemic, allowing the Dress for Success Pittsburgh team to continue to provide services and to purchase needed medical scrubs, nonskid shoes and other items not typically donated for local women to start work in essential roles and training programs.

As a special thank you, new and existing members of the MGC will receive a coupon code for $25 off per vehicle and a chance to win a gift certificate for two dozen custom cookies decorated by woman owned and operated small business, Whoo's Your Baker! Become a member today at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GivingClubRegistration

Can't attend but want to support?

Supporters can make a financial contribution, donate a ticket to a Dress for Success Pittsburgh client to attend the event or purchase a Black & Gold Mega Raffle Ticket for a chance to win the Ultimate Pittsburgh prize package.

Location Details

Hartwood Acres | 4000 Middle Road | Allison Park, PA 15101
Enter via the Middle Road entrance near the amphitheater.

Speed limit throughout the park is strictly enforce, 10 miles or less. Guests are required to yield to all pedestrians and horses. All Allegheny Park rules and regulations will be enforce. For a complete list visit: https://www.alleghenycounty.us/parks/resources/policies-rules/rules-and-regulations.aspx

Additional event details can be found at: https://pittsburgh.dressforsuccess.org/get-involved/events/the-black-gold-cookie-table-drive-thru/

Please note* Photography will take place at The Black & Gold Cookie Table Drive-thru. The photographs will be used by Dress for Success Pittsburgh for the purpose of promoting activities and may be published on Dress for Success Pittsburgh's website and social media.

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The Black & Golden Mega Raffle Ticket

The Ultimate Pittsburgh Prize Package

To ensure the safety of our guests, our typical raffle basket and silent auction items have been combined to create the ULTIMATE prize package! Each event ticket purchase will include one entry for a chance to win The Black & Golden Mega Raffle prize package.

Guests can purchase additional tickets for more chances to win. Supporters who are not able to attend may also purchase tickets, event attendance is not required to win. Raffle sales end at 4pm on Saturday< may 15. Winner will be contacted via phone/email.

 

Ticket Pricing: 1 ticket for $30, 2 tickets for $50, 5 tickets for $100

Estimated Prize Package Value: $2000---WINNER TAKES ALL!!!

 
Special THANK YOU to all the organizations who generously donated each of these items:

  • 2 Complimentary Day Passes, ASCEND Pittsburgh
  • $50 Gift Certificate, The Buttonhole Women's & Furniture Consignment
  • Dog Themed Basket with Complimentary Camp Days, Camp Bow Wow
  • 2 General Admission Passes, Carnegie Science Center
  • $100 Co-op Gift Card, East End Food Co-op
  • $40 Gift Card and hair products, Evolutions Salon
  • $50 Gift Certificate, The Fire Side Public House
  • A Family Membership, The Frick Pittsburgh
  • 2 Adult Admissions, Go Ape
  • 4 Complimentary Admission Passes Includes: Senator John Heinz History Center & Western PA Sports Museum, Fort Pitt Museum, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, Heinz History Center
  • Complimentary One-Night Stay, Hotel Monaco
  • Beano's Deli Condiments and Isaly's gift baskets
  • One-month unlimited classes, Local Motion
  • $50 Gift Card, Love, Pittsburgh
  • 4 Donated Milkshake Vouchers, Milkshake Factory
  • Dinner for 2 (Valued at $150), Monterey Bay Fish Grotto
  • $10 Gift Card, Oakmont Bakery
  • Wine basket, OneHope
  • 2 Weeks of Unlimited Practice, either in Studio or Virtually, One Point One Yoga
  • $15 Gift Certificate, Painting with a Twist-South Side
  • 16x20 Matted Pittsburgh Skyline, Paints by Kait
  • Popcorn Gift Basket, Popped Envy
  • Autographed Kris Letang Jersey, PPG
  • Autographed Cam Heyward Jersey, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Autographed TJ Watt mini helmet, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 4 Adventure Passes, Seven Springs
  • One-month (4 Class) Membership, including a Pair of Toesox, South Hills Club Pilates
  • Complimentary class, Spin City Oakmont
  • $100 Gift card and water bottle, Sweat PGH
  • Jet Ice Bracelet, a crystal charm and a jewelry cleaning cloth, Touchstone Crystals
  • 2 Tickets to Future a Pittsburgh Steeler Game
  • Pet Themed Basket with Gift Certificate, Wagsburgh


AND MORE!!

Pittsburgh themed Swag Bags

 

Each vehicle will receive 1 Pittsburgh themed swag bag. Special thank you to the local businesses who've donated an item.

The swag bags will include:

  • Reusable tote bag, MSA Safety/WMSA
  • Safety sunglasses, MSA Safety/WMSA
  • One complimentary consultation/class, Aplomb Pilates and Wellness, LLC
  • One night of boarding or 2 days of doggy daycare, Camp Bow Wow
  • One Eat'n Park cookie & free kids meal, Eat'n Park
  • Travel manicure set, First National Bank
  • Wild flower seeds, Jackie Von Thun- Realty One Group
  • Drink koozie and truck shaped mints, Knichel Logistics Inc.
  • Frisbee, McKinley Carter Wealth Services
  • Milkshake coupon and invitation to Milkshakes with a Meaning on Saturday, May 22 from 3-9 at the East Liberty and McCandless Milkshake Factory locations. Remember to show your invitation! 15% of sales during the event will support Dress for Success Pittsburgh.
  • Invitation to an Exclusive VIP Private Shopping Event at Opal Rose on Wednesday, May 19 from 11am-7pm. A portion of proceeds will support Dress for Success Pittsburgh.
  • Mini candle, Pittsburgh Candle Works
  • Mini popcorn bag, Popped Envy
  • 25% off premium PPG Paints coupon
  • Puzzle cube, PPG & Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Complimentary Primanti Bros sandwich card

Show us your Pittsburgh Spirit!

Car Decor Contest

 

 

Show us your creative side! Decorate your vehicle Pittsburgh Style for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card! A photo of each vehicle entered on May 16 will be posted to the Dress for Success Pittsburgh Facebook page. The entry photo that receives the most 'likes' will win a $100 Amazon gift card. Contest will close on Sunday, May 23, winner will be notified via email. To qualify, the vehicle must incorporate a Pittsburgh theme and include the Dress for Success Pittsburgh name or logo.


Entry fee: $10

A few ideas to inspire you...

  • Black & Gold
  • Rachel Carson
  • Andy Warhol
  • Three Rivers
  • Pittsburgh Cookie Table
  • Pierogis

Women Owned/Operated Vendors

Due to the pandemic, this year's women owned/operated vendors will not be present at the event. Each vendor will celebrate the mission of Dress for Success Pittsburgh in various, creative ways!

 

Opal Rose invites you to an Exclusive VIP Private Shopping Event on Wednesday, May 19 from 11am-7pm. Stop by to meet Tanya Vokes, Dress for Success Pittsburgh CEO, from noon-1pm. A portion of proceeds will benefit local women who are entering and returning to the workforce.

During the month of May, Pittsburgh Candle Works, will be donating 15% of every online purchase to Dress for Success Pittsburgh. A mini candle will also be included in each swag bag. Be sure to purchase your event ticket by April 30 to ensure your swag bag!

 

 

Check your swag bag!! Each swag bag will include a discount code to shop at Sonita's Design's LLC.

 

FAQ

What is the dress code for the event?

Dust off your best black & gold attire or get creative with an Andy Warhol inspired outfit to fit the Pittsburgh theme. Along the route there will be photo opportunities for your vehicle to participate in!

Will I receive a ticket to bring to the event?

No. The event is entirely paperless. Cars will check-in using the purchasers full name.

What do I receive with my ticket purchase?

A ticket purchase includes: 1 vehicle admission to drive-thru, 1 box of two dozen cookies prepared by local woman-owned/operated business, The little Kitchen, 1 picnic blanket, 1 Pittsburgh themed swag bag, 1 entry to the Black & Golden Mega Raffle Ticket prize package.

How many cookie boxes do we get?

Each vehicle will receive 1 box of 2 dozen cookies. Extra boxes can be added when purchasing your ticket for an additional fee of $50 per box.

Are the cookies nut-free?

Yes, all cookies are nut-free. If a passenger in the vehicle requires a gluten free box, this MUST be noted when purchasing. Otherwise they will receive a regular box. Extra gluten free boxes will not be available at the event.

Can I purchase additional boxes of cookies?

Yes. The ticket purchaser has the option to add on a box of cookies for an additional fee of $50.

What's included in the swag bags? How many do we get?

Each vehicle will receive 1 swag bag per vehicle. Each bag is filled with goodies and coupons from businesses throughout the counties we serve.

What happens after we drive through the event?

Guests will have the option to enjoy the rest of the afternoon at the park enjoying cookies on the lawn, taking nature walks along the trails or stopping by the dog park. If you only came for the cookies, that's okay too! No need to stick around.

Is there an age requirement to enter the event?

The event is family friendly. Bring the kids and the pets! There's a dog park nearby.

Will the event be CDC compliant?

As the CDC and the state of Pennsylvania begin to relax mask wearing mandates for those vaccinated, we ask you to respect those who choose to continue wearing a mask. We also ask you to practice physical distancing until we are completely in the clear. For additional information visit: https://www.health.pa.gov

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We encourage carpooling! Hartwood Acres does get busy during the peak season and parking spots are based off first come first serve bases. An overflow parking lot for guests will be at the end of the drive-thru route.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email: calynn@dressforsuccesspittsburgh.org

Can I purchase an admission ticket on the day of the event?

To ensure the safety clients, volunteers, and staff, all attendees we encourage supporters to pre-purchase their ticket prior to the event. Limited tickets for event day.

Can I request a refund if it's raining?

No. This event will take place rain or shine and tickets are nonrefundable.

$85,000 Goal

$59,552

Total Raised

Hosted By

Dress for Success Pittsburgh
Contact: Calynn Abdullah, Communications & Events Manager

Location

4000 Middle Road, Allison Park, PA 15101, USA

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