Posts Categorized: Brain Care Institute

A Champion for Children’s Hospital

Last week, Lance Hupkovich, the 2016-17 Pennsylvania Champion Ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH), and his family, boarded Delta Airlines to be greeted by Delta pilots in the cockpit. Lance was off to a great start of #ChildrensHospitalsWeek week in Orlando, Florida. Once again, a large crowd chanting, “Lance” greeted Lance as he walked off… Read more »

Brain Tumor Battle: Brayden’s Story of Survival

On Aug. 2, 2013, we took our 6-year-old son, Brayden, to the Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He had been suffering from severe headaches and dizziness for two weeks. A few hours later, we were told the devastating news that Brayden had a brain tumor near his cerebellum. Our lives changed… Read more »

Our Journey with Children’s Hospital

“Your baby has a heart murmur.”  Those were the words that began our journey with Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in 2007. We are a close family, brought up with a strong set of values created over time with the experience of lifetimes to solidify all that we believe.  As our family grew, we… Read more »