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Brian Demchak Memorial Garden


Honor or Memoralize Your Loved One at The Brian Demchak Hope Run/Walk 5K

In addition to renaming the annual St. Margaret Foundation 5K to "The Brian Demchak Hope Run," there will be a Memorial Garden available at the race to memorialize Brian and other loved one's of race participants.

 Each race participant my receive a free flower wind spinner to honor or memorialize their loved one during The Hope Run/Walk.

  • Participants can designate a flower in honor or memory of a loved one during registration.

Can't make the race? Make a $35 donation and honor or memorialize your loved one. A flower wind spinner will be placed in the memorial garden on race morning.

  • To donate, click the green 'Make a Donation' button in the top right corner.


Fundraising For Patients

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Click Here: Set Up Your Fundraiser

Click Here: Instructions & Helpful Tools

Create a fundraising page and support the patients of St. Margaret Hospital!  Ask your family, friends, neighbors and employees to support you in the Brian Demchak Hope Run/Walk.  Your fundraising dollars will "fill in the gaps with hope" for a patient in need this year.

2018 Incentives

All fundraisers will receive invcentives for reaching fundraising goals!  

$750 or More: A Road Side Assistance Car Kit
$500 or More: An Emboidered SMF Fleece Jacket
$250 or More: An Embroidered SMF Ball Cap
$100 or More: A SMF Canvas Tote Bag

 All fundraisers of $50 or more will also receive FREE registration for the 5K!

Fundraising Challenge Awards

Awards will be presented to the top fundraisers in the following categories:

  • Top Family and Friends Team
  • Top Corporate Team
  • Top Hospital Department Team

 Click Here to get started!

For questions about fundraising or assistance creating your page, call Bridget Wilson at 412-784-4215.

Hope Run/Walk Employee Portal

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UPMC Employees who participate in the Brian Demchak Hope Run/Walk have the ability to gain up to 150 Healthy Step Points and/or receive prizes for online fundraising!

Review each of the three Couch to 5K Sessions and take the corresponding quizzes!  Then register for the 2018 Brian Demchak Hope Run Walk.

Step 1: Registrer for the 5K as a UPMC Employee

Click Here to Register for the Brian Demchak Hope/Run Walk 5K.

Step 2: Download the Couch to 5K App

Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to download the Couch to 5K app offered through Active.com and follow the program.  The download is FREE and easy to use!

Step 3: Watch these 3 Couch to 5K Webinars on your computer and Take the Quizzes

*You must take the quizzes in order to receive the Healthy Step Points

Earn 50 healthy step points when you register for the Hope Run.  By completeing the Couch to 5K Program & registering you can earn a TOTAL of 150 healthy step points.  


attractive-girl-driverKEEP YOUR KEYS! Fundraise and Win a 6-Month Designated Parking Spot!  

Set up a fundraising page and fundraise for patients!  The top employee fundraiser to raise over $250 will win a reserved parking spot for 6 months!

Fundraise $50 or more and receive FREE registration at this year's race.  To get started, Click Here!



 Don't feel like running?  Sign-up to be a volunteer!  We have several positions that still needed filled.  To sign-up, call Bridget Wilson at 412-784-4215 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Mission of the Auxiliary

To serve as a supporting organization to St. Margaret Foundation by providing support for programs and services for UPMC St. Margaret hospital
To care for the hospital’s Chapel and to coordinate services and activities
To support the Family Health Centers

Contact the Auxiliary

Auxiliary of St. Margaret Foundation
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Iris Douglas, President: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 814-720-2868
Carol Kist, President-Elect: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 412-901-8634