Posts Categorized: Foundation

Story of Jane Holmes

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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

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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 »

Accomplished Actress Holds Children’s Close to Heart

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Best known for her success as Estelle Costanza on Seinfeld, the voice of Mrs. Potato Head in the Toy Story franchise, and many other roles, Estelle Harris is not only an extremely talented actress and comedian, but also family oriented and a donor to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. As Estelle’s family continued to… Read more »