News

May 01, 2018

Youth Leadership Institute

Hamot Health Foundation was proud to grant $6,000 from the Next Generation Fund to help the future leaders at Youth Leadership Institute of Erie continue chasing their dreams.

March 29, 2018

Support the Clothing Fund

Hamot Health Foundation funds comfortable clothing for patients in the Emergency Department who need new garments upon discharge — including victims of sexual assault. Often, these patients have to surrender their clothing as evidence, or their clothes need to be replaced because they are torn and dirty.

February 28, 2018

Donor Spotlight: National Fuel

​In December 2015, 24-year-old Ali Fuhrman tragically lost her life in a car accident that also critically injured her father, Pat. Pat works at National Fuel, and last year he approached his employer to ask if the company would be willing to sponsor the cost of Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) training, a nationally recognized program, in honor of his daughter.

January 31, 2018

Orthopaedic Mission Trip

​Care isn’t limited to the walls of the hospital, especially for a team of 14 UPMC Hamot staff members who traveled to Valladolid, Mexico, earlier this month. The team, which included physicians, residents, and other staff, spent the week providing free medical and surgical care to nearly 130 patients who otherwise could not afford or access the care they need.

January 31, 2018

Community Promise Grants

At the Gala, we were pleased to announce the availability of up to ten $21,000 community grants as part of our promise to advance health in Erie County. We’re calling them our Community Promise Grants, and any organization with a great idea is welcome to apply before Feb. 28.