Colorful mailers showing the $357,000 heart monitors made possible by your donations took the place of WCA Foundation’s annual Donation Days appeal letter this year. It highlighted new funds started in 2016 and the many giving opportunities of our donors. As the New Year draws even closer and we celebrate WCA Foundation’s triumphs in 2016,...Read more
Hardly a department of UPMC Chautauqua WCA was untouched by WCA Foundation’s grants in 2016. The gamut of grants from endowment funds ranged from a mannequin to help the education of staff involved in emergency delivery of infants to a Wi-Fi cardiac monitor system throughout the hospital. Other grants included cardiac carts, renovation of the...Read more
Survivor, businesses join the fightBy BRIGETTA E. OVERCASH Twenty years is a long time to live near the shadow of anything let alone cancer. But people like Bill and Mary Rapaport don’t live in shadows. They face life head on and fight back against health enemies like breast cancer. Starting the Rapaport Fund at WCA Foundation to...
Jamestown, New York (Wednesday, June 29, 2016)—With more than 100 family, friends, and hospital staff in attendance at the 47th graduation ceremony of the UPMC Chautauqua WCA School of Radiologic Technology on June 9, Ms. Brooke Ludwiczak, student of the radiology school, was awarded this year’s recipient of the Vincent Messina A. Memorial Scholarship. The...Read more