Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation is the sole fundraising arm of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Through targeted campaigns, special events, and grants, the Foundation raises money to support the Hospital's mission of excellence in patient care, teaching, and research. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation is a public charity under 501(c)(3) and 170(b)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.
Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy program enables children who are hospitalized for illness or trauma to utilize artistic, imaginative outlets to cope and communicate. Through the assistance of our certified art therapists, our patients and families create artwork and/or engage in musical opportunities to reduce stress, express their emotions, and create a distraction from the pain and anxiety they might feel during their stay at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.