UPMC Pinnacle Contributes $25,000 to York County Arts and Culture

June 12, 2019 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

Cultural Alliance 2019 board chair, Tony Campisi (LEFT) and Cultural Alliance president, Kelley Gibson (CENTER) accept a check from Philip Guarneschelli, president and chief executive officer of UPMC Pinnacle (RIGHT).

York, PA – UPMC Pinnacle. has made a $25,000 contribution to the Cultural Alliance of York County annual campaign, which is working to raise nearly $1 Million in 2019 to support artists and arts organizations that bring meaningful arts experiences to thousands of community members each year.

 “As UPMC Pinnacle grows health care services in York County, we are equally excited to strengthen community partnerships with the understanding that our communities are healthier and more vibrant when we’re exposed to art, music, and the theater,” stated Philip Guarneschelli, president and CEO, UPMC Pinnacle.

 This is the first time UPMC Pinnacle has contributed to the Cultural Alliance Annual Campaign. Thanks to an anonymous pool of donors, all new contributions are matched dollar for dollar, doubling the impact of their investment.

About UPMC
A $20 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 87,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 700 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.5 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.2 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid $587 million in federal, state and local taxes. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialization arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside on its annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals. For more information, go to UPMC.com.

About Cultural Alliance of York County
Founded as a United Arts Fund in 1999, the Cultural Alliance’s annual campaign supports eight partner agencies that are essential to our cultural core and funds the Creative Impact Award grants that bring arts and culture to life in York County. Since its inception, the Cultural Alliance’s annual campaign has granted $10.4 million cash and more than $2 million in-kind support.

For more information, call the Cultural Alliance at 717-812-9255, visit our website at www.culturalyork.org, visit the Cultural Alliance of York on Facebook, and follow @CulturalYork on Twitter.

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