WORKING TOGETHER FOR A HEALTHIER COMMUNITY


UPMC is deeply committed to the western Pennsylvania region, and is proud to share our experience and resources to enhance the quality of life for local residents.

We touch the individual lives of people throughout the region - through the patients we treat, and the individuals and communities who benefit from our activities.
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Ryan Clark Cure League Overview
Health of the Community

Currently, millions of people worldwide suffer from sickle cell disease, a common genetic blood disorder, characterized by an abnormality in the red blood cells. Yet there is still a critical need for medical research. The Ryan Clark Cure League, conceived by Pittsburgh’s retired safety and leading tackler, raises money for[…]

YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Overview
Health of the Community

The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh has been addressing the needs of the community for over 160 years, reaching nearly 100,000 people annually throughout Allegheny County and the surrounding areas. As the region has grown so has the Y’s programming to address the needs of the community. Once identified for servicing[…]

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation- Concussion Outreach
Health of the Community

The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation teamed up with UPMC Sports Medicine in 2011 to launch the Heads UP Pittsburgh program. This collaboration promotes concussion education for coaches, parents, and young athletes, and provides, baseline testing for athletes in all sports. Participants in Heads UP Pittsburgh can sign up with their entire[…]

Best of the Batch Foundation – Latasha
Health of the Community

The Best of the Batch Foundation host several annual service events, which provide necessary resources to families in need in and around the Pittsburgh area.  The BatchPack for kids is a school initiative designed to help students begin the school year off prepared. The foundation’s commitment to education does not[…]

The Cancer Caring Center’s Adult Support Groups
Health of the Community

The Cancer Caring Center is a local Pittsburgh charity that provides free support services to cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones. At the Cancer Caring Center, the staff understands the importance of needing emotional support, and provides group sessions and wellness programs for all ages. Three years ago the organization[…]

Cancer Caring Center’s Art Therapy
Health of the Community

The Cancer Caring Center ensures that no one has to cope with cancer alone, and has remained dedicated to providing free emotional support since 1988. The Pittsburgh based organization’s key message is to assure that those affected by the disease, both directly and indirectly, possess the inner strength to cope.[…]

The Aging Institute at UPMC
Health of the Community

The Aging Institute has remained committed to helping older adults achieve longer, healthier, and more rewarding lives. Through innovative research the institute has been able to better understand both the social and biological effects of aging. The institute provides a full range of services and resources to aging individuals and[…]

Global Links Breathe Hope Program
Health of the Community

Global Links prevents surplus medical materials from going into landfills and re-purposes them as life-saving resources for clinics in under-served areas of the world where medical supplies are necessary to provide even basic care to patients. All across Central and South America, nebulizers are in short supply, but asthma is on[…]

Global Links Suture Donation Program
Health of the Community

Global Links prevents surplus medical materials from going into landfills and re-purposes them as life-saving resources for clinics in under-served areas of the world where medical supplies are necessary to provide even basic care to patients. In many countries, hospitals that serve the poor lack sutures – surgical stitching material.  Since[…]

Walk Pittsburgh App
Health of the Community

The WalkPittsburgh.org mobile application is an integral piece to the program. To get the App, go to WalkPittsburgh.org and register.  Once you have registered, you can download the App, available for iPhone and Android devices. The mobile App includes a pedometer that counts your steps for each walking session, counts[…]