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 friendsofmerp@gmail.com to find out how you can become a Friend of MERP through service or charitable giving.

Next Friends of MERP Meeting

December 14 at 3PM

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

Board of Directors

  • Tracy Schliep, President
  • Randy Clark, Vice President
  • Willie Pletcher, Treasurer
  • Sarah Adams, Secretary
  • Julie Cylencia, Member
  • Ronald Amrhein, Member
  • Valerie Amrhein, Member
  • Robert Barletta, Member
  • Scott Currie, Member
  • Gizelle Dean, Chair, Nominating Committee
  • Patricia Fuller, Member
  • Michelle O’Malley, Member
  • Janice Schwanbeck, Member
  • Adam Trambley, Member
  • Jackie Bonier, Director Emeritus
  • Adam Nowland, Ex officio

MERP News & Updates

Thank you James S. McCandless Trust

Thank you James S. McCandless Trust

We are so excited to announce that the Friends of Merp received a donation of $15,000 from the PNC Charitable Trust - James S. McCandless Trust. Thank you for your generosity and for your support of the Medical Equipment Recycling Program!

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

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