Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about how to make a gift to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

FAQs

  1. Online donations
    UPCI (please select UPCI on the second page of the form) or UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
  2. Donate by phone
    To make a credit card donation by telephone, please call 412-623-4700 Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5PM (EST).
  3. Donate by mail
    Print the mail-in form (pdf) and send it with your check to:

Development
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 1B
5150 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

You can designate your gift in memory or in honor of a loved one by selecting Memorial/Honor Donation when you access the online donation form. You may also request a supply of pre-addressed donation envelopes via e-mail from boehmmg@upmc.edu. To direct memorial gifts to a specific program UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, please call 412-623-4700 for assistance.

Every gift makes an impact. Several small gifts can be coupled to make a very meaningful difference to help fund a start-up pilot project or help a scientist fund research to compete for federal research grants. Your gift is powerful in many ways.

Yes, online donating will generate an immediate confirmation. The development office will acknowledge donations sent by mail as soon as possible. A gift in honor or in memory of a loved one will also be acknowledged to the individual or family member specified by the donor.

Yes, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law, and will be publicly acknowledged unless otherwise requested by the donor. A copy of the letter documenting tax-exempt status is available from the development office.

Matching gifts are directed to the same designation as your personal gift, unless the company's policy indicates otherwise. Please contact your company's matching gift coordinator for details on participating in their matching gift program.

For questions or problems with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center matching gifts, contact Nicole Bagnato at 412-647-0572 or bnicole@pmhsf.org. For questions or problems with University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute matching gifts, contact Megan O'Neill at 412-624-5826 or megan.oneill@ia.pitt.edu.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center development office has professional staff who are able to assist you with all types of charitable gifts. For more information about making a gift, please call the development office at 412-623-4700 for personal assistance.

 UPMC Hillman Cancer Center provides patient care and conducts cancer research. Because the missions are so closely intertwined, many of the physicians are also researchers, and research that directly relates to new treatments for cancer involves physicians, nurses, and staff as well as the researchers. Our gift officers will be happy to discuss your needs with you and make sure your gift will be used for your intended purposes.