Block Party!

Block Party!

Thank you to all the UPMC Horizon Farrell Hospital employees who joined us at our “block party” on Friday, March 24.  Aside from the delicious cookies and pizza bites, there were great giveaways and a contest! Employees could try to guess how many pieces...
Eighth Graders Learn Healthy Cooking!

Eighth Graders Learn Healthy Cooking!

Our Healthy Habits program was in full swing this January when about 45 eighth graders enjoyed a field trip to Thyme in Your Kitchen in Sharon, PA to learn how to cook healthy meals at home.  Thyme in Your Kitchen helped to sponsor this program that taught eighth...
Healthy Habits Trainers Graduate from Program!

Healthy Habits Trainers Graduate from Program!

Thank you to our ten 9th graders who served as trainers for the fifth graders at Farrell Schools this past year. These ninth grade students went above and beyond by being our first students to participate in the Healthy Habits for Life program as fitness trainers....
MERP Impact 2015

MERP Impact 2015

It was a very impressive year for the Medical Equipment Recycling Program.  At a time when insurances are covering less equipment, we are thankful to community donations that have enabled us to help even more people. MERP loaned 2,989 pieces of equipment to 2,114...
Another MERP Program in the Making!

Another MERP Program in the Making!

A team from St. Mary Medical Center visited this past fall to tour both MERP facilities.  St. Mary Medical Center is a 373 bed facility located in Langhorne, PA, just outside of Philadelphia. In 2012, a MERP coordinator and the UPMC Horizon Hospital director of...
Supporting the Prince of Peace Center

Supporting the Prince of Peace Center

Prince of Peace Center in Farrell approached the UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation with a grant request to purchase a new van that seated up to seven passengers.  UPMC challenged Prince of Peace Center to raise $5,000 and if so, we would match their efforts...

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