Mission: To fundraise on behalf of latrobe area hospital and support their mission "to improve the health and well being of every life we touch"
Programs: The mission of the latrobe area hospital charitable foundation (lahcf) - to facilitate the very best in community-based health care at excela health latrobe area hospital - supports the overall mission of the excela health system. And since the foundation's birth in 1995, the good people of latrobe and beyond have lent generous support for the betterment of latrobe area hospital and the communities it serves. Contributions have gone to educational programs and projects that have been far-reaching and comprehensive. Serving as the steward for all contributions received on behalf of excela health latrobe area hospital, the foundation also supports the hospital by administering numerous donor-specified contributions toward projects such as cardiac rehabilitation, ligonier valley ambulance service, childhood obesity nutrition program, adolescent behavioral health, epic rehab, and medical oncology, among others. Throughout its history, the lahcf has supported many initiatives so that the message and practice of good health, disease prevention and wellness reaches community members of all ages. During the course of the foundation's history to the present day, the latrobe area hospital charitable foundation has raised over $16 million to benefit its hospital and community. Education and scholarshipsgolden hour heart/stroke education program grand prize winners: sarah zimmerman, greater johnstown career & technology center - $1,000mary stas, greater latrobe sr. High school - $100lauren johnson, greater latrobe sr. High school - $50sidney raymond, greater latrobe sr. High school -$50connor tucholski, mount pleasant jr/sr high school - $50alex kraisinger, mount pleasant jr/sr high school - $50samantha mertz, mount pleasant jr/sr high school - $100caroline colcombe, greensburg central catholic high school - $100alexis leuthold, greensburg central catholic high school - $100philip kerber, norwin high school - $100joseph pstir, norwin high school - $100morgan queer, ligonier valley high school - $100meghan horrell, ligonier valley high school - $100alexiss albright, eastern westmoreland career & technology center - $50courtney waldburger, eastern westmoreland career& technology center - $50hanna garufi, eastern westmoreland career & technology center - $50katlynn conrad, eastern westmoreland career & technology center - $50emilie okopal. Saltsburg jr. /sr. High school - $100jaymee barrett, saltsburg jr. /sr. High school - $100sydney syster, derry area high school - $100cristen scifo, derry area high school - $100reilly jobkar, greensburg salem high school - $100fernando soriano, greensburg salem sr. High school - $100maggie manolis, jeannette sr. High school - $100olivia urbanic, jeannette sr. High school - $100suzanne collins, yough sr. High school - $100alyssa hummel, yough sr. High school - $50devin pytlak, yough sr. High school - $50dr. Andrew bagby scholarshipelsia yoo, june 11, 2014 - $1,000laura bucci, june 11, 2014 - $1,000michael barkey scholarshipheather mandel, october 25, 2012 - $1,000other expenses - $72elizabeth shaw gamble nursing scholarshiprebecca findle, jan. 3, 2014, university of pittsburgh, johnstown - $3,000stephanie stiles, jan. 3, 2014, university of pittsburgh - $3,000the thomas p. Gessner healthcare scholarship fundbrenda susan toth, aug. 28, 2013, wheeling jesuit university - $3,000continuing medical education: stephen mills, md, attendanceat faa conference for recertification - $1,048programslatrobe area chamber of commerceexcellence in education recognition banquet sponsor covering cost of student honoree, teachers' dinners - $150andy stofan retirement luncheon - $20adelphoi spirit of hope reception - $250latrobe area hospital aid society spring luncheon - $40family practice residency7 ipads for residents - $3,476up-to-date renewal subscription - $3,100epocrates subscription - $2,880prescriber's letter - $780sponsorshipslatrobe community revitalization program, july 8 - $250latrobe rotary golf outing, july 10 - $300latrobe area hospital aid society positively posh event, aug. 12 - $1,000american red cross holiday splendor gala, aug. 19 -$500latrobe art center, neighborhood auction, aug. 20 -$750union mission of latrobe, aug. 20 - $500fort ligonier days, sept. 6 - $500greater latrobe ministerial association crop walk, sept. 25 - $100latrobe community revitalization program, discover main street, tv show, dec. 11 - $500baggaley elementary school rock 'n read-a-thon, jan. 22, 2014 - $50latrobe 4th of july celebration, feb. 17 - $100wccc education foundation golf classic (for scholarship), feb. 19 - $1,000leukemia and lymphoma society, derby day for a cure, april 7 - $100union mission of latrobe, april 18 - $140latrobe art center, art of fashion, april 28 - $75lahas children's health fair, may 5 - $647st. Vincent college summer theatre gala, may 20 - $200frick hospital foundation, june 23 - $250equipment and servicesarnold palmer pavilion cancer center, satchels of caring foundation (for patients) - $1,560comprehensive bereavement program, refreshments and speaker stipends - $870dialysis - the little shop for 40 $6 gift certificates for dialysis patients to purchase a meal - $240hospicefour wall-mounted chairs for imu - $3,464100 journals for families of inpatient hospice patients - $620lifeline subscriber support - $560library - purchase of 60 children's books for quikdraw, ehmg family medicine and obstetric office locations - $600lifeline personal emergency response equipment - $16,768 ligonier valley ambulance service mobile radio service for communication equipment -$3,143mckenna-mazero health education healthy habits billboards - $10,000nancy g. Hoffman complementary health servicessusan szurek, supplies for radiation robes - $172joanne mcilhattan, supplies for radiation robes - $219janet mcnees, supplies for radiation robes - $46care channel - $11,925nursing administration education fund/nurses' weekspeaker fund - bonnie wesorick - $454sciullo memorial bench - $3,475volunteer servicescopier equipment - $925design concepts and cost estimates for volunteerrecognition center - $881withrow's memorial bench - $260women's care center, carpeting - $5,672miscellaneous disbursementsseton hill university grant toward the construction of ahealth sciences center - $3,000latrobe foundation (latrobe beautification) - $1,250latrobe art center - $100laivc (faith in action) - $27,000program for appropriate technology in health (path)strategy solutions, inc. For community health needs assessment (cnha)- $15,000dawn davoli, dietitian - $1,664community health needs assessment (cnha)dawn davoli, dietitian - $15,721project fit america - $26,700publications and mailing costsdr. Mazero commemorative book - $9,363fall 2013 benefactor - $5,540mail costs for fall benefactor - $3,618duesligonier valley chamber of commerce -$140central westmoreland chamber of commerce - $103latrobe area chamber of commerce - $140association for healthcare philanthropy - $498latrobe area hospital aid society - $10total: - $205,679