Borough of Wilkinsburg Councilwoman, Ward One

Marita Garrett

Free Store Wilkinsburg Pop-Up
Saturday, July 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Free Store - 619 Penn Ave.


Free Store Wilkinsburg's mission is to distribute new & lightly used donated goods to residents, helping to create stability and self-reliance. 


Next Free Store Wilkinsburg Pop-Up on July 9!

Thank You for Attending Summer in the 'Burg!!!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the latest Wilkinsburg Community Conversations: Summer in the 'Burg! There were a lot of new faces and events that are happening in our community!  

One thing for sure is that Wilkinsburg is happening and everyone is a playing an active role here.

Special thanks to our sponsors: Carl's Cafe, Community LIFESalvatores Pizza House, and Social at Bakery Square. Please support these local businesses and organizations!

Additional thanks to our speakers: Jess Burns, Stephon Byrd, and Steve West-Hill, Caleb DeWitt, and Lay of the Wilkinsburg Youth Project, Haylee Ebersole & Brandon Boan of Wilkinsburg Dream City Art, Mayor John Thompson representing Sanctuary Project, Om Kondu, founder of InSpirAVE, Sarah Jackson, Co-founder of Y.B.C Youth for a Brighter Community, Jerry Gaudi & Jason McKoy representing the Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce, and Emily Voelker of Community Kitchen Pittsburgh.

Additional special thanks to Sgt. Mike Adams of the Wilkinsburg Police Department for sharing tips on how to stay safe this summer!

The Wilkinsburg Thursday Open Market is back! From now on until November, make sure you support local farmers and artisans every Thursday from 3:00-6:30pm located at the South Avenue United Methodist Church parking lot on Ross Avenue!