Allegheny County Medical Society Foundation
We Envision a Healthy & Safe Community
Advancing Wellness by confronting Social Determinants & Health Disparities.
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First Tee of Pittsburgh
The First Tee of Pittsburgh: $10,000 grant each year for three years for its Life Skills Curriculum
The First Tee is an international youth development organization run by volunteer faculty that introduces the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. The Life Skills Experience curriculum provides practical application of knowledge and skills to transform children’s lives and is offered to underserved and at-risk youth. Photo featured on bottom of cover.
$15,000 grant per year for two years for its Charting Impact: Evaluation to Build Capacity project
Jeremiah’s Place offers free, temporary short-term care to all children ages 6 and under when families are in crises or experiencing an emergency situation and need safe care for their children. Situations may include emergency medical care, urgent childcare needs, and care of children at risk for child abuse. Jeremiah’s Place will conduct surveys and collect client feedback to understand how its programs and services are impacting families.
Pittsburgh Youth Leadership
Pittsburgh Youth Leadership, Inc.: $2,000 grant for 2017
Pittsburgh Youth Leadership Bicycle Trips Pittsburgh Youth Leadership supplies, funds, organizes and leads strenuous and innovative programs for area high school students. The primary emphasis of Pittsburgh Youth Leadership is developing, training, supplying and leading participants with extremely limited experience, future vision and life direction on multi-week, cross-country bicycle trips.
|Adele Towers, MD
Chair of Foundation – ACMS President
|William Johnjulio, MD
ACMS President Elect
|Kevin O. Garrett, MD
|Patricia Bononi, MD
ACMS Vice President
|Lawrence John, MD
|Peter Ellis, MD
|Robert Cicco, MD
ACMS Immediate Past President
|Matthew Straka MD
Daniel H. Brooks, MD
Member at Large
|Fr. Regis Ryan