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2018 Lending Hearts Gala

presented by

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center & UPMC Health Plan

made possible, in part, with the generous support of Amgen


an Evening of Celebration & Hope



Thank you for your interest in purchasing tickets for the 2018 Lending Hearts Gala.


Ticket Cost


General Admission Ticket: $150

(For tax purposes, your charitable contribution is $65 per ticket)


VIP Ticket (includes private cocktail reception): $300

(For tax purposes, your charitable contribution is $200 per ticket)


Student General Admission Ticket: $85

(Students under the age of 21)


Your ticket purchase helps to provide much needed funding for social and emotional support to children and young adults with cancer and their families through unique activities and community outreach. Please contact Vasso Paliouras at 412.849.0088 to make your ticket purchase today or

click below to purchase your tickets:

(Tickets available until 2/14/2018)







Upon purchasing your tickets, you will receive an email asking for guest name(s) and entree choice(s).

Entree choices include:



Boston Bibb, Asparagus, Peppers, Fennel, Feta Cheese, White Balsamic Vinaigrette


Pan Roasted Breast of Chicken, Toasted Barley Risotto, Candied Carrots, Roasted Chicken Jus

Cast Seared Salmon Filet, Goat Cheese and Clipped Chive Risotto, Asparagus, Tarragon Cream

Slow Braised Beef Short Rib, Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes, Oven Roasted Vegetables, Port Reduction

Vegetarian Option - Mushroom Bolognese, Parmesan Risotto, Stewed Tomatoes, Shaved Parmesan


Toasted Almond Pound Cake, Red Sangria Peaches, Whipped Crème Fraiche



*Please let us know if you need any of the above options as gluten free or have any other dietary restrictions


Thank you for your interest, and for lending your hearts to create an evening of celebration and hope .



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