Ways to donate

Thank you for your interest in improving and saving lives. Your gift—no matter the amount—stays right here at UPMC Cole. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Honor your caregiver

Patients who receive exceptional care often ask "How can I say thank you to those people who made a difference while I was a patient at UPMC Cole? The "Honor Your Caregiver" program provides one way to do that. For details, please read and complete the brochure form including the Note of Thanks section to honor the caregiver by name and Cole department.

Shop at AmazonSmile

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Cole Foundation, Inc. whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Please select us as your charitable organization after signing in. Thank you for shopping & supporting!


Memorial and honorary gifts

You may choose to recognize a loved one through a memorial or honorary gift. Some of the ways to give include:

- The Area of Greatest Needs

- Cancer Care Restricted Fund

- Home Health and Hospice

- Honor Your Caregiver

- Patterson Cancer Center Fund

- Reach Out and Read

- Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation's Activities Fund

- Stimaker Healing Garden


For a description of each fund, please read our brochure HERE.

(If mailing your gift, please include who the gift is in memory or honor of as well as those individuals who need to be contacted about the gift.) 

Cornerstone Society

You are invited to become a member of the Cornerstone Society, a group of generous, charitable people who support the Hospital's mission of providing quality care by fulfilling capital needs, such as developing new technology, services or programs.

Your gift of $10,000 or more can be offered immediately, or through a payment schedule specified by you, for up to a 10-year period.  Please call 814.274.5520 for more information.


Please support the Cole Foundation by accessing the online donation form and secure server.


Mail your completed donation form, along with a check or money order made payable to the Cole Foundation to this address:

Cole Foundation
1001 E. Second St.
Coudersport, PA 16915


Please call 814.274.5520.

For other gift planning options, please visit our PLANNED GIVING PAGE. 

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Andrea Streich, Executive Director
Cole Foundation
1001 E. Second St.
Coudersport, PA 16915
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