Answer the Call: Donate Unused Cell Phones to Help Others
Magee-Womens Foundation continues to run its Answer the Call program to help local women through the donation of unused cell phones. These generous donations help raise money to support research, enhance patient care, and provide educational opportunities at Magee-Womens Research Institute and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.
We accept phone and battery only. No accessories. Please remove any memory cards. The Foundation partnered with Shelter Alliance in hopes of increasing cell phone donations. Donate your unused cell phone to benefit Magee now. You can also mail it to: Denise Wickline, c/o Magee-Womens Foundation, 3339 Ward St., Pgh, PA 15213.
For more information about the program, or if you would like to host a collection bin at your organization or school, please email Denise Wickline, special events coordinator, or call 412-641-8911.
Biking for Breast Cancer
Each summer, Joe Scarpaci bikes about 325 miles to Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC as a tribute to his mother, Josie, a once prominent real-estate agent in Mount Lebanon who lost her battle to breast cancer in 1998. Proceeds from the bike ride benefit the Josie Scarpaci Breast Health Access Fund that helps to provide comprehensive patient handbooks for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. So far, nearly $25,000 has been raised in Josie’s name.
Joe recently ended his 20-year stint as a geography professor in Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources. He is now associate professor of marketing and interim chair in the Department of Marketing and Management, Gary E. West College of Business, West Liberty University in West Liberty, West Virginia.
Finding Answers. Changing Lives. One brick at a time.
The decorative bricks, placed throughout Magee’s courtyard, can be engraved with names or phrases that become a lasting tribute. Located just off the main lobby on the first floor of Magee, this garden oasis provides a beautiful green space with trees, plants, and benches for all to enjoy.
Your purchase of a commemorative brick helps Magee-Womens Foundation provide resources for women’s and infants’ health research being conducted at Magee-Womens Research Institute, enhances patient care programs at the hospital, and provides educational opportunities for staff and the community. By purchasing a brick, you can make an impact on women’s and infants’ health, while honoring or memorializing that special someone.
Still have questions about this program? Please contact Denise Wickline at email@example.com or 412-641-8911.
Girls On The Run of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
With the ultimate goal of educating and preparing girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living, Girls on the Run of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC is a program to benefit girls grades 3 through 8.
Girls on the Run combines training for a 5K running event with healthy living education. Their programs instill self-esteem and strong values through health education, life skills development, mentoring relationships, and physical training—all of which are accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community.
Girls on the Run is an Affiliate/Independent Council of Girls on the Run International, which has a network of over 150 locations across the U.S. and Canada.
Still have questions about the Girls on the Run program at Magee? Please call 412-641-1596.
Strength & Courage DVD
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In 2008, the American Cancer Society recommended all women with any surgery for breast cancer should do stretching exercises after surgery. Strength & Courage: Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors DVD will teach a survivor the necessary stretching and weight training exercises she needs to regain her upper body flexibility and strength. She will also learn guidelines for beneficial aerobic conditioning. Strength & Courage will guide the breast cancer survivor physically, emotionally, and educationally.
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- Exercise can decrease side effects often associated with breast cancer treatment such as fatigue, weight gain, and anxiety.
- Stretching exercises can help you regain upper body flexibility so you can get back to doing the things you love.
Weight training exercises can help you regain upper body strength countering the effects of bone loss, and giving you back a feeling of wellbeing and control.
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Still have questions about this project? Please contact Jean Nelson-Sims at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-641-8968.