Volunteer With Pittsburgh Platoon

Platoon Summary

The Pittsburgh service platoon is excited to empower and connect veterans to serve in the under-resourced communities in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. The Pittsburgh Platoon is currently engaged in a multitude of activities and initiatives aimed at strengthening community bonds across the city. Specifically, we are placing considerable emphasis on Hazelwood, Manchester, Homewood, Allentown, and other areas situated on the Hilltop. However, we welcome inquiries pertaining to other regions of interest as well. Our organization has identified team building, food security, addiction resource management and education, and environmental justice as focal points for our endeavors. These areas have been deemed critical, as they affect significant proportions of the veteran community and other underserved populations throughout Pittsburgh. Do you want to be part of this great team? Consider joining our platoon. Each service platoon at The Mission Continues consists of veterans and non-veterans that care and find ways to serve or continue serving in their communities. Interested in serving as part of the Pittsburgh Platoon Leadership Team? Reach out to the Platoon Leader, Ashley Seiler at aseiler@missioncontinues.org to learn more.

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Hazelwood Food Bank #3 June

Location: Spartan Center 134 E. Elizabeth Street Pittsburgh PA 15207

June 1, 2024

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


Hazelwood Food Bank #4 July

Location: Spartan Center 134 E. Elizabeth Street Pittsburgh PA 15207

July 6, 2024

09:00 AM - 01:15 PM


Hazelwood Food Bank #5 August

Location: Spartan Center 134 E. Elizabeth Street Pittsburgh PA 15207

August 3, 2024

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


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Who We Are

The Mission Continues is a national non-profit that empowers veterans to continue serving in our nation’s under-resourced communities, giving veterans the opportunity to keep serving even after the uniform comes off, right here at home. Our programs deploy veterans and volunteers to work alongside nonprofit partners and community leaders to improve educational resources, tackle food insecurity, foster neighborhood identity, and more.  

Who should volunteer?

Our service projects are for all veterans with a desire to continue their service and for all non-veterans that want to be part of a nationwide movement to transform communities. Please note, age and accessibility accommodations can be made at any project. There is room for everyone to make an impact. 

How to volunteer 

Click “Register” under the event and it will take you to the event details that will review in more detail what it entails, when and where the project is located, parking details etc.  

Then click “Attend” to fill in simple volunteer information. You will get an email confirmation and updates about this event through your choice of email and text messages

What is a Service Platoon? 

Service Platoons are your opportunity to engage and connect with veterans and community members while generating community impact in a real and tangible way. Led by veteran volunteer platoon leaders, each platoon works with dedicated community partners and volunteers to provide the manpower and support that they need to help them do their work more effectively. 

We currently have service platoons in more than 40+ cities across the country that are having events at least once a month. Everyone is invited to serve, regardless of veteran status: a service platoon is for you if you have a passion for service. 

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