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UPCOMING EVENTS - scroll down for complete list


A Tasteful Gathering

NEW DATE!  Thursday, October 8, 2020,  6 - 8 p.m.

Join this event to try a variety of locally made wine, moonshine, bourbon and vodka. Our distinguished purveyors include Four Twelve Project, Deer Creek Winery, and Country Hammer Moonshine. Fifth Season and Four Twelve Project, innovative local food vendors, are two of several menu contributors featured at the event.

While mixing and mingling, take in the art and music of Chris Hannigan, a nationally touring singer/songwriter from Pittsburgh. Click here for more information and to order tickets.


Spring Flower Sale 

Flower deliveries are proceding as planned. 

Celebrate your loved ones by supporting our Easter Flower Sale. Choose from a beautiful Easter Lily, Hyacinth, or Tulip. Flowers may be displayed in our inpatient unit or picked up for personal use. Flowers are $13 each.

For questions,  please contact Dianne Whetsell, Special Events Coordinator, at 412-572-8874 or whetselld@upmc.edu. Click here for the online order form.


33rd Annual Golf Benefit

NEW DATE!  Friday, September 25, 2020
South Hills Country Club

Save the date for Family Hospice's upcoming golf benefit! We are excited to be hosting this at a new course and hope you can join us. The shotgun start is at 10 a.m. Come early and enjoy a cocktail from the Bloody Mary Bar. A breakfast buffet and awards dinner are included.  Compete for skill prizes including a $50,000 hole-in-one contest, sponsored by USA Compression.

Radio sportscaster, Jim Colony, will emcee the event. Jim currently works at the Pittsburgh station KDKA-FM, a.k.a. 93.7 The Fan, serving on The Fan Morning Show with Colin Dunlap and Chris Mack. Colony also provides sports updates three times an hour from 6 a.m. to noon on The Fan and twice an hour on KDKA-AM Morning News.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Family Hospice Foundation which funds patient and family programs and services. 

Click here for registration information. Questions may be directed to Dianne Whetsell, Special Events Coordinator at 412-572-8874 or whetselld@upmc.edu.


Thank you to our sponsors:



How to Start the Discussion About End-of-Life Care 

Just Talk About It: view these :60-second videos, which serve as perfect conversation starters on various end-of-life care topics.




Family Hospice provides speakers to clubs, organizations, faith groups, senior communities, health professionals, and students, at no cost.  This program is made possible through a generous grant from the McElhattan Foundation.  Click here for a brochure. 

To schedule a speaker or for more information, please call 412-572-8800.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • "Conversation Ready": How to Talk to Your Healthcare Provider About Complex Medical Issues
  • Financial Planning
  • Aging In Place
  • Ethics, Medical Marijuana and Serious Illness
  • Living And Aging Well
  • Fact or Fiction: Dispelling the Myths of Hospice
  • "Ask The Expert" Panel