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Donate or Volunteer


UPMC Senior Communities offer a wide array of programs and services to our residents. Helping them stay engaged, instead of aged, is important to the vitality of all of our communities.

One key part of that engagement is providing opportunities for our residents, their families and friends, and interested members of the community, to donate their time, ideas, and energy through our dynamic volunteer program.

Whether it’s leading a sing-along, escorting a resident to the doctor, teaching a ceramics class, or whatever your interest or talent, we have many ways for you to get involved. Time commitments can be as little as two hours per month and flexible to accommodate most schedules. 

How Do I Become a Volunteer?

  • Call 412-586-3710 to speak with the Volunteer Coordinator, Christa Magness.
  • Submit two confidential references using one of the options below:
    • Paper Referral: Download PDF and ask two references to either mail or fax the form directly to the facility selected.
    • Online Referral: Send link to two individuals giving them instructions to select the facility you've selected.

For more information on how to donate the gift of your time, please contact:

Christa Magness
Volunteer Coordinator, UPMC Senior Communities


Engagement can also mean contributing to the UPMC Senior Communities Benevolent Care Fund, a free care fund that supports long-term residents.

More than 50 percent of our residents receiving skilled care have depleted their financial resources and depend on the benevolence of others.

In the past year, UPMC Senior Communities provided more than $4 million in uncompensated care and charitable relief to qualifying residents. Charitable contributions help make this possible.

For more information about making a gift to the UPMC Senior Communities Benevolent Care Fund, please contact:

Peggy VanHorn
Benevolent Care Advocate
310 Fisk St., Pittsburgh PA 15201


Give online (Please select UPMC Senior Communities from the Designations menu on the left side of the form).

You can also visit UPMC's Senior Services website for more ways to give.

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.

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