Donations made to the Fund for the Hospital help purchase equipment not in the hospital’s budget at the time the need arises. These grants are for equipment used for patient care and are identified by the doctors and medical staff meeting this community’s health care needs – everyday.
WCA Foundation’s mission is to support the healthcare initiatives of UPMC Chautauqua, which it has done since 1982. Today, the grants from this endowed fund and other unrestricted funds purchases equipment and services that are above and beyond the anticipated budgets of the various departments supported throughout the hospital. These grants supplement the equipment provided annually by UPMC corporation. WCA Foundation receives requests for these grants from the medical staff to meet emerging needs of the patients they serve at UPMC Chautauqua.