Allegheny, Beaver and Butler Counties


Founder’s Day

St. Barnabas Charities Logo

Thursday | April 27, 2017
Pittsburgh Marriott North
100 Cranberry Woods Drive, Cranberry Township, PA 16066

Thank you to all attendees, sponsors, donors and volunteers that contributed to our successful 117th Founder's Day Celebration!
It was a wonderful evening to support the Free Care Fund, and congratulations to this year's Hance Awardee, Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Event Press Coverage

Pittsburgh Quarterly                  WBVP Radio                  TribLive FanFare

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Hance Hall of Fame

The Hance awardee joins a distinguished roster of Founder’s Day speakers including President Gerald Ford, First Lady Barbara Bush, actor Charlton Heston, Vice President Dan Quayle, education secretary William Bennett, actress Debbie Reynolds, inspirational leaders the Rev. Norman Vincent Peale and Dr. Robert Schuller, community and political leader Elsie Hillman, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Fred Rogers and many more.

All of these men and women represent the visionary leadership, spiritual, compassionate and innovative spirit of the man who founded St. Barnabas in 1900, Gouverneur Provoost Hance. The Hance Award is presented to a person of national acclaim who exemplifies Hance’s ideals of benevolence, patriotism and service to others.

Donnie Hersh

Free Care Fund
Proceeds benefit the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund, which provides more than $7 million each year to needy patients at St. Barnabas Nursing Home, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St. Barnabas who can not afford their care. To donate to the Free Care Fund, TEXT the word GIVE to 41444 and hit send.

2017 Founder's Day Sponsors



Call (724) 625-3770 or
email St. Barnabas Charities.

Pittsburgh Marriott North
100 Cranberry Woods Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

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