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To have your family participate in any Lending Hearts free monthly family activities, please RSVP to  Lending Hearts activities for families with a child or young adult who is in treatment or in remission from cancer.   The monthly activities are for the entire family and free of charge.  Our Lending Hearts youth currently range in age from 3 years old to 26 years old.


The First Friday of every month, Lending Hearts provides a full lunch to all families on the oncology floor at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.  We hope everyone enjoys our First Friday Lunch!


Art Expression with Lending Hearts

This is a small group setting (the entire family is welcome to participate) that will take place the first Saturday of each month (except for January, July & August) from 10 AM-11:30 AM at Allegheny Health Network’s Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion. This bright, new building is minutes from the Warrendale exit off of I-79.  Certified art therapist, Gabriela Schmulevich will lead each month’s projects.  Gabriela is from Pittsburgh, attended Carnegie Mellon University and went to graduate school at George Washington University. While getting her masters, she interned at Washington DC’s Children’s Hospital where she worked in the oncology floor.  Be sure to RSVP to to reserve your space!  Please note, Art Expression will take a break over the summer months and resume in October.


Lending Hearts Yoga


Lending Hearts will now offer yoga within the oncology inpatient unit at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC!  From 4-4:30 PM on the first and third Thursdays of the month, patients, parents and staff are welcome to take part in this very special and unique program.  Upcoming sessions include:  May 18, June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22 & June 29.





July 18

Join Lending Hearts, SurvivorConnect and Leukemia Lymphoma Society for this Free and very informative educational seminar about wellness and integrative oncology.  All are welcome to attend!  Please RSVP to












































































August 2


Join us for cancer awareness night at PNC Park as we root on our home team of the Pittsburgh Pirates!  More details coming soon!







































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