The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation was founded in the 1950’s and was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 1976. WPCNHF is the only organization in Western PA dedicated exclusively to serving the bleeding disorders community.
As a non-profit health related agency, we must raise all of the funds needed to pay for our services. We are thankful for all those who support our mission and our members through their generous financial contributions. Throughout the year, we are able to offer many services at no charge to our members.
Here are just some of the things we provide:
- Hemogram newsletter
- Camperships for children in Western PA
- Medic alert jewelry, helmets, knee pads, etc.
- The First Step program for newly diagnosed families
- Emergency financial assistance
- Family Education Weekend & other educational programs
- Scholarship Opportunities
- Advocacy at the State and Federal level to protect the rights of people with bleeding disorders
- Travel grants to the National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Meeting
- Unprecedented opportunities for families to meet each other and gain emotional support
There are a variety of ways in which you can donate money to our chapter. Please see the details below.
WPCNHF accepts online donations securely through PayPal™ and via credit cards.
Donations by Mail
If you would like to make a donation through the mail, please download and complete the donation form. Send the form with your credit card information, a money order, or a check written to WPCNHF, to the following address:
20411 Rt. 19, Unit 14
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Many employers sponsor the United Way and many of our chapter’s members and friends make contributions to the United Way through their employers. Funds directed to the chapter through the United Way Contributor’s Choice are a significant source of income for our chapter. If you support the United Way campaign, you can also support our chapter by directing all or part of your contribution to the Western PA Chapter of the NHF (United Way/Agency Code Number 83). Please encourage your friends, relatives, and co-workers to do the same.
Corporate Gift Matching
An easy way to increase donations to our Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation, at no additional cost to you, is to take advantage of Corporate Gift Matching opportunities. Many employers offer Corporate Gift Matching Programs, where they will match your donations. Some companies even double or triple the amount you donate! Check with your employer to find out if Corporate Gift Matching is an option for you.
We welcome and appreciate donations in any amount. Our Tax Identification number is 25-1359331.