Friends of MERP

The Friends of MERP is a non-profit organization of community volunteers dedicated to advancing MERP services. Its board of directors helps assure that MERP services are accessible throughout the region and supports the provision of services by raising both funds and awareness.

Donations to Friends of MERP may be tax-deductible under IRS code 501c3 and 100% of all donations go directly to fund MERP.

Contact to find out how you can become a Friend of MERP through service or charitable giving.

Next Friends of MERP Meeting

November 9th @ 3pm

If you’re interested in joining, please contact us for the meeting link.

Board of Directors

  • Tracy Schliep, President
  • Willie Pletcher, Treasurer
  • Sarah Adams, Secretary
  • Julie Cylencia, Member
  • Ronald Amrhein, Member
  • Valerie Amrhein, Member
  • Randy Clark, Member
  • Scott Currie, Member
  • Gizelle Dean, Member
  • Patricia Fuller, Member
  • Michelle O’Malley, Member
  • Mary Anne Phillips, Member
  • Jon Pickens, Member
  • Janice Schwanbeck, Member
  • Adam Trambley, Member
  • Jackie Bonier, Director Emeritus
  • Kateri Linn, Ex officio

MERP News & Updates

$10,000 Donated to Friends of MERP

$10,000 Donated to Friends of MERP

Pictured are Judy Radkowski, Director of Community & Donor Engagement of the Community Foundation and Kateri Linn, Manager of Development for UPMC Horizon & UPMC Jameson Foundations & MERP.We are so excited to announce that the Friends of Merp received a...

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Support Someone’s Independence Results

Support Someone’s Independence Results

thank you, Thank You, THANK YOU! To everyone who was a part of the Support Someone's Independence Fundraiser held by the Friends of MERP! With the generosity and support of so many wonderful volunteers, donors, participants and local organizations, over $2,800 was...

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100% of all donations go directly to fund MERP and are tax-deductible.

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