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UPMC Passavant and Passavant Hospital Foundation Host ‘Shred-A-Thon’

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Stephanie Stanley

Lisa Lombardo
Director, Public Relations

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WHAT: The UPMC Passavant Green Team and the Passavant Hospital Foundation will host a free event for everyone to safely and securely dispose of unwanted documents while helping the environment. Any confidential information will be accepted, including bills, bank account information and all other paperwork. Attendees can watch the “Shred-it” vehicle destroy confidential information. 


* Limit of 6 boxes per vehicle.


Last year’s event drew 320 cars, raised $190 for the foundation and shredded 17,500 pounds of paper.


WHY: UPMC is committed to helping employees, patients and community members protect private information, while also helping the environment. 


WHO: Event is open to the community  


WHEN: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, April 6


WHERE: UPMC Passavant, Green Lot, 9100 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, 15237. 


Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at 412-586-9762 or