The Legacy Challenge will provide a cash match for donors who document new or increased planned gift documents to support UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

As a planned giving donor, you can direct matching funds (equal to 10% of the value of your planned gift, up to $100,000 match) to support clinical care, research, patient experience, or community health.

How does the Legacy Challenge work?

1. Include UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation in your will, trust, or beneficiary designation.

2. Tell us about your future gift by returning the “Confidential Statement of Planned Gift” form.

3. Trigger an immediate cash match in your name-which you may then direct to one of the following funds: clinical care, research, patient experience, or community health. Each gift is eligible for a match of 10% of the value of the estate gift (up to a $100,000 match).

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Include UPMC Children’s in your estate plan and a portion of your gift will be matched TODAY!

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How Do I Take the Challenge?

Information you need and FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the match pool total? Is there a maximum match per gift?

The match pool total is $1,000,000. The maximum match for a gift is $100,000.

What is the deadline? How long does this last?

The deadline is June 30, 2026 or until the match pool runs out.


Nicole Riggleman Kelly
Director, Development

One Children’s Hospital Drive
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation is the sole fundraising arm of UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. The foundation exists to provide financial support for the hospital's mission of improving the health and well-being of children, teenagers, and young adults through excellence in patient care, teaching, research, and advocacy.

The foundation is a public charity under 501(c)(3) and 170(b)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

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