Posts Categorized: Foundation

Special Dedication Ceremony Highlighting $1.6 Million Gift to Children’s Hospital

Pittsburgh native, Kenneth Gedzinsky, who passed away in 2015, left $1.6 million in his estate to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. As part of the gift, $1 million has been designated to fund the Pastoral Care Department at Children’s Hospital, which ministers to the spiritual and religious life of patients, families and staff. The… Read more »

Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy Social Media Takeover!

The Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy team at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC brings hope and healing to patients every day! Music and art aids in healing and allows patients to express themselves. Follow along with our music therapists Kory and Nicole and our art therapists Katie and Kate as they go about their… Read more »

Newly Drafted NFL Player Gives Back to our Transplant Unit

Adam Bisnowaty was drafted 200th overall by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Before entering the draft, Adam spent his time training and playing football at the University of Pittsburgh while also studying for a master’s degree in health and fitness. Pitt fans know him as a star… Read more »

Story of Jane Holmes

Jane Holmes was a woman before her time. Born in Ireland in 1805, Jane and her family relocated to the Pittsburgh area when Jane was only 2. At the time, Pittsburgh was a different place — a small town with few houses, mostly unpaved streets, and an air thick with the haze of burning coal… Read more »

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Receives $50,000 CVS Health Grant

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation received a $50,000 grant from CVS Health to expand the Substance Misuse and Referral to Treatment (SMART) Choices program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, which seeks to help children avoid the long-term consequences of substance abuse. SMART Choices is run in a partnership with Children’s Community Pediatrics (CCP)… Read more »