Giving Options

Area of Greatest Need

Your gift will help fulfill our mission and vision by directing resources where they will have the greatest impact at UPMC Cole.

Cole Manor Activities

Similar to our Cole Place Activities, Cole Manor Activities promotes socialization, entertainment, relaxation, and creative talents for our residents at our independent living facility Cole Manor.

Cole Place Activities (Skilled Nursing & Rehab)

Cole Place, our skilled nursing and rehabilitation unit, allows residents to enjoy our activities room where an ongoing schedule of events is designed to promote socialization, entertainment, relaxation, and creative talents. Your support is crucial to the physical and mental well-being of the residents.

Home Health & Hospice (Palliative Care)

Help to provide our patients with a comprehensive, cost-effective, quality-oriented approach by making their transition seamless whether it’s through home care or end-of-life.

Honor Your Caregiver

The Cole Foundation provides you and your family with an opportunity to show gratitude to a provider, nurse, staff member, office, or department who played a special role in your care.  We invite you to recognize individuals by making a monetary contribution in his or her name.

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Hillman (Patterson) Cancer Center

These gifts will help our patients get the treatment they need. It will allow us to offer the latest cancer treatments close to home.

Reach Out and Read™

Reach Out and Read™ gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.

Stimaker Healing Garden

Fifteen years ago, Cole Memorial lost a visionary leader and friend to many in the community. We have honored Ben Stimaker with a memorial garden at the hospital’s west entrance. These gifts will help ensure that a lasting tribute to Ben is maintained and preserved through the Stimaker Healing Garden.

To learn more, contact Andrea Streich at 814-274-5520 or

Your donation makes a difference.