Giving

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Celebrate Pitt Day of Giving

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and staff are invited to come together and support Pitt. It’s easy to make a gift to the area that matters most to you.
Roger Glunt in a black suit and red tie, holding hands and laughing with Lee Glunt, his wife, wearing a tan jacket.

Professing a Love for One Another and for Pitt

Heinz Memorial Chapel holds a special place in Pitt alumnus’ Roger Glunt’s memories: It was a refuge from the stressful academic life during his student days as well as a place where he and his wife, Lee, renewed their wedding vows—twice. Weddings at the Chapel have a long tradition at Pitt, and an all-in-one package offers the opportunity for a simplified ceremony in the spectacular setting that so inspired Glunt.
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Pitt Launches Initiative to Support Education Debt Relief and Student Success

An initiative of Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, the program will accommodate up to 150 seniors graduating in spring 2019. Those accepted will receive up to $5,000 toward their eligible student loan balance upon graduation.
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United Way Campaign Sets New Records

The generosity and enthusiasm of the University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff sent the 2017 Pitt United Way campaign soaring — raising $673,962, the annual initiative’s highest total ever.

Pitt Day of Giving Tops $9 Million in Donations to University Programs and Scholarships

The community of University of Pittsburgh alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends responded to this year’s Pitt Day of Giving by donating a record-setting $9,029,828.
LaShawn Youngblood

Volunteers Bring Spirit to Christmas Day at Pitt

More than 150 people from Pitt and Sodexo Campus Services, the University’s dining service, offer 2,500 meals to individuals and families in need at the annual Christmas Day at Pitt event. Pitt staff and faculty also donate holiday gifts for children and gift bags filled with cold weather essentials.
headshot in black and white of Bob "B.J." Johnson

Archival Collections Document the Black Arts Movement in 20th-century Pittsburgh

Papers from B.J. Johnson — a teacher and dancer who was integral in founding Pitt's Department of Africana Studies — and from the Kuntu Theatre and its founder, Vernell Lillie, shed light on the performing arts community of Pittsburgh.
Gesell in a black jacket and pink shirt

#GivingTuesday Illustrates Shift in Philanthropy

Young people are donating more money, time and gifts to charity as it becomes easier through social media and online campaigns like #GivingTuesday — the philanthropic response to the consumerist Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
Wanda DiPaolo holding a photo of her father

Campaign Donors Make Gifts of Impact, Aid United Way to ‘Do What They Do Best’

As Pitt kicks off its 14th United Way campaign, one Pitt staff member explains why she supports the campaign and gives to the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Elsie and Henry Hillman at the opening of the cancer center

Cancer Research Program Receives $30 Million

The Henry L. Hillman Foundation has made a commitment of $3 million per year for 10 years for ongoing support of the Hillman Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research Program, where researchers cultivate novel cancer discoveries that improve patient care.