Navigation Links
R. P. Simmons Family Foundation Pledges $2 Million for New Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Campus
Date:9/5/2007

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation announced today that the R. P. Simmons Family Foundation has made a pledge of $2 million over five years toward the capital campaign for the new Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC campus, scheduled to open in the spring of 2009.

"My wife, Ginny, and I have between us five children and 13 grandchildren whom we love dearly," said Richard P. "Dick" Simmons, head of the family foundation, adding that "we have seen firsthand the value of having such talented and dedicated medical professionals here when we needed them, and for the children who may yet need their help, we want to see that Children's will always be here."

Located in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood, the new facility is situated on 10 acres with 1.5 million square feet of usable space. Its design is based on input from physicians, nurses and families -- to ensure it meets the unique requirements of pediatric health care providers and the patients they serve.

Roger A. Oxendale, Children's President and CEO, expressed his gratitude for the Simmons' gift, saying, "The rebuilding of our pediatric campus is a tremendous undertaking, and the hospital is thankful that someone of Mr. Simmons' leadership experience has endorsed our effort and that the whole Simmons family is supporting the new Children's Hospital significantly."

Since 1890, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has been a pediatric teaching hospital with a charitable mission, serving the western half of Pennsylvania. Children's provides family-centered care in more than 500,000 annual patient visits. Recognized among the elite pediatric facilities, Children's has been named one of 20 Child Health Research Centers by the National Institutes of Health, and among the top pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report and CHILD magazine.

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation is the sole fund-raising arm of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. The Foundation exists to provide financial support for the hospital's mission of excellence in patient care, teaching and research. The Foundation is a public charity under 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Service Code and is an exempt organization under Federal income tax section 501(c)(3). Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Family planning with folate
2. Breast cancer in younger women strongly linked to family history
3. Accuracy of Some Natural Family Planning Methods Questioned .
4. Alcoholism Influenced By Both Genetics & Family Environment
5. Restless leg syndrome can be a family trait
6. Merck to pay $ 253.5 million to Vioxx victim family
7. Family Counseling To Encourage Children Eat Healthy
8. Survey finds that discussion with family very crucial in organ donation decision
9. Effective family control measures and stem cell research focus of Indian Government
10. Family history of alcoholism influences reaction to advice
11. Family planning is insisted upon Muslims by Shia cleric
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... In just two days, Aqua Design ... garden on Kickstarter . Surpassing the $100,000 milestone so quickly,10-times the original ... (and counting) already backing the campaign. , “We are very grateful for ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... On June ... ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation seminar in Chicago, Illinois. She will present on: ... of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for long-term disability benefits. This ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... announced their partnership to prep patients for colonoscopy at the HyGIeaCare® Center that ... 87th Ave., Miami, FL. , The HyGIeaCare® Prep, cleared by the ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... “Finding Christ Through Social Media: Year ... chronicling the writer’s path toward true communion with God. “Finding Christ Through Social ... the creation of published author Lea Michelle Johnson, a follower of Christ, wife ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... , ... “The Communion of Saints: A Pastor’s Potpourri of ... across the United States. “The Communion of Saints” is the creation of ... congregations in seven states throughout his long career of devotion to the church. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... , March 24, 2017 FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary ... Medical cannabis products around ... Research, Inc., projects that the global medical cannabis market will reach a ... is a major market for the new growing industry. By the ... to legally buy and sell medical cannabis. More conservative states like ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... - 2035" report to their offering. ... The Deep Learning: Drug Discovery and Diagnostics ... the growing market of deep learning solutions within the healthcare domain. ... emerged as a novel solution to generate relevant insights from medical ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... 2017 Global Ampoules Market report ... classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Ampoules market ... history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions, development status. ... ... pages providing 10 company profiles and 183 tables and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: