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Donations

Donations


We would like to express our deepest appreciation to the various individuals and groups listed below for their generous contributions. We are making great strides in research, and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of the community.  

07-21-14

The Cahouet Charitable Trust has made annual donations since 2003.

07-09-10

Aaron Kolko has made annual donations from a fundraiser to help support our research since 2013.

07-03-14

James Rice donated proceeds from an annual golf outing since 2003. His wife, Maggie Rice, was a former member on our board of directors.

07-01-14

Tara and Ravi Desai donated all monetary gifts from their weddiing to help support our research.

06-12-14 Keystone Oaks High School Best Friends Club made a monetary donation from an Autism Awareness Month fundraiser.

04-16-14

The Pittsburgh Pirates donated tickets for participating families to attend games.

10-01-12

Wimmer Family Foundation has made annual donations since 2004.

10-15-12

The Lenore and Howard Klein Foundation, Inc., has made annual donations since 2006 at the request of Warren Metzer.

10-15-12

Caruso Chiropractic and Rehab made a monetary donation to help support our research.

04-30-12

Fayette Resources donated proceeds from a bake sale.

04-14-09

The Pittsburgh Pirates donated tickets for families to attend games throughout the summer while in our city for research testing.

04-07-09

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Inc. donated free passes for  families to visit while in our city for research testing.

04-07-09

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium donated free passes for families to visit while in our city for research testing.

01-05-09

Burgettstown Middle High School's National Junior Honor Society students held a "Guitar Hero/Dance Dance Revolution" competition to help raise money for research.

12-01-09

Wimmer Family Foundation has made annual donations since 2004.

11-04-08 Joanie Kamin has made multiple donations including funds to redecorate our waiting area to help create a more welcoming environment  for our participants.  She is also a member of our advisory board.
07-17-08 Autism Society of America-Albany  made a monetary donation to help support our research.

01-31-08

Levin Furniture donated furniture for our waiting room.

10-25-07

Barbara E. Frates made a monetary donation to help support our research.

09-30-07

Hamilton Family Foundation made a monetary donation to help support our research.

08-30-07

Jean Lombardi and Family donated in loving memory of their husband/father Joseph Lombardi, in lieu of flowers.

12-21-06

NRG Energy Center Pittsburgh  has made annual donations from 2003-2006.

07-21-06

The Interim Healthcare of Pittsburgh made monthly donations from 2006-2008.

05-31-06

ABOARD and CeFAR raised money annually from 2000 - 2006 at an event called “CASINO NITE”. 

04-06-06

Henry Halperin  made a monetary donation to help support our research in the name of Eric Halperin

08-29-05

The Conti Family donated in loving memory of Irene Conti, in lieu of flowers, whose son has autism and has participated in our study.

08-21-05

Janine started a cookie business last year, and she has an 11 year-old son with autism. She has made donations for two consecutive years since 2005 from proceeds.

08-21-05

Angela, Janine’s nine-year-old daughter donated money she and her friend Kristen raised selling lemonade and cookies.

07-21-05

Berks County Chapter of the Autism Society of America made two donations due to very successful fundraisers “The Berks ASA Walk for Autism Awareness”.

12-21-04

George Krock, a former board member, donated money he received from winning a competition for a training article he wrote.

09-09-04

Greater Harrisburg Area Chapter of the Autism Society of America donated money to help support our research.

08-10-04

Lois Gibson donated in loving memory of her husband Kenneth Gibson, in lieu of flowers, whose daughter, Kim Hulswit has a son with autism.

04-01-02

Maggie Rice and family donated in loving memory of their father Judge Zavarella, in lieu of flowers.

02-08-02

Nancy Minshew, MD donated in loving memory of her son Jonathan Pettegrew, in lieu of flowers.

If you would like to make a donation to The Autism Research Program please make checks payable to  "The University of Pittsburgh" and send them to:

The Autism Research Program
Webster Hall - Suite 300
3811 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

 

 
Webster Hall, Suite 300, 3811 O’Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 • Toll Free 1-866-647-3436 • Phone 412-246-5485 • Fax 412-246-5470

All Inquiries including Dr. Minshew: autismrecruiter@upmc.edu
2006 CeFAR at the University of Pittsburgh • Site last updated September, 2012