Giving to the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute is helping people with injuries and disabilities live happier, healthier lives.

Named one of the top rehabilitation programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute creates an environment where patients and their successes are the top priority.

Make a Difference in a Patient’s Life

The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute appreciates your interest in making a gift to support its work.

There are many ways to make a difference by contributing to:

  • Research initiatives
  • Clinical translation
  • Equipment needs
  • Educational programs

There also are many types of gifts you can make to the institute.

Cash Gifts

You can make an immediate contribution with an outright cash donation by check or credit card.

Donation by check

Make checks payable to UPMC Rehabilitation Institute and mail to:

UPMC Mercy Development office
Building B, 8th Floor
1400 Locust St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Donation by credit card

To pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card:

You will receive a written acknowledgement and receipt with both options. Contributions are tax deductible, as provided by law.

Gift Pledges

Some people prefer to make a gift pledge, which can be paid in installments over months or years.

Contact the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at UPMC Mercy at
412-232-5828 to make a gift pledge.

Planned Giving

Planned giving involves charitable gifts made as a part of a person’s financial or estate planning. These gifts can provide tax benefits and income streams; they are executed either over an extended time or at some point in the future.

Gift plans can be funded with:

  • Stocks and securities
  • Artwork
  • Real estate
  • Life insurance policies
  • Other assets

Contact James R. McMahon, director of development, UPMC Mercy, at 412-232-5828 for more information.

Honorary and Memorial Gifts

This gift can be a thoughtful way to recognize the accomplishments or memory of a relative, friend, or colleague.

Contact the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at UPMC Mercy at
412-232-5828 for more information on honorary or memorial gifts.

Matching Gifts

Many companies match charitable donations made by employees or employees’ spouses. This support can double or triple the value of a gift.

Please check with your human resources department to see if your company has such a program, and how you can get a matching gift form.

Tax Deductions

Contributions are tax deductible, as provided by law.

The official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling, toll-free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Removing your name from our fundraising mailing list:
If you wish to have your name removed from the list to receive future fundraising requests supporting UPMC, please write to us at:

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Medical and Health Sciences Foundation
Forbes Tower, Suite 8084
3600 Forbes at Meyran Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Contact Us

For further information about making a gift to the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, please contact:

James R. McMahon
UPMC Mercy Development Office

Building B, 8th Floor
1400 Locust St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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