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Giving to the Heart and Vascular Institute

Support the Lifesaving Work of the Heart and Vascular Institute

The medical specialists at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute save lives and help sick people get better. They do this every day through innovative treatments — many of which were developed right here at UPMC with funding provided by people just like you.

You can become a part of this important work with a gift to support our extraordinary cardiovascular research and patient care programs. Your generosity is the key to our success and will help to save the lives of others.

Types of Gifts

There are many ways to make gifts to the Heart and Vascular Institute. All gifts, of any size, are needed and will support lifesaving, life-changing work.

Among the types of gifts we receive are:

  • Monetary gifts made by cash, check, or credit card
  • Gifts of stocks or securities
  • Other gifts of property
  • Bequests
  • Gifts in memory or honor of a special person

Methods of Giving

  • By phone: To pay with your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card, call 412-647-3048, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).
  • By mail: Print the donation form and mail it with your check, payable to UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, to:

Jim Olsen
Heart and Vascular Institute Development Office
Forbes Tower, Suite 8084
3600 Forbes Ave. at Meyran Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Matching Gifts

Many companies match charitable donations made by employees or employees’ spouses. This additional support can double, or even triple, the value of your gift. Please check with your human resources department to see if your company has a gift-matching program and ask for a matching gift form.

For more information about making a matching gift to the Heart and Vascular Institute, contact Jim Olsen at 412-647-7781 or ojim@pmhsf.org.

All contributions to the Heart and Vascular Institute are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. You will receive a written acknowledgment and tax receipt in the mail.

For More Information

Call the Heart and Vascular Institute Development Office at 412-647-7781.


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