March 9th: Make UPMC Act Like A Real Charity

Volunteers Canvasing In East Liberty

Volunteers Canvasing In East Liberty

Following our two successful community canvases, on the South Side and East Liberty in February, we are again taking our movement to city neighborhoods. Join us on Saturday, March 9th on the North Side, to make UPMC act like a real charity.

In January, Pittsburghers joined together to deliver our Code of Conduct for a Strong, Healthy Pittsburgh to our elected leaders and urged them to join us in holding UPMC accountable to the needs of our community.

We asked, does a real charitable hospital…

  • Close down Braddock Hospital just to open one across the street from a competitor?
  • Give executives multi-million dollar paychecks, private jets and marble bathrooms – while many frontline workers struggle to make ends meet?
  • Should they have a CEO who gave himself a 49% raise and now makes $6 million a year?
  • Threaten to shut its doors to 3 million area residents who carry the “wrong” insurance?
  • Take billions of dollars of property off the tax rolls while we make painful cuts to our schools and vital public services?
  • Aggressively oppose workers who are standing together to raise standards for all working people in our region?
  • Creating and delivering our Code of Conduct was just the beginning. We’re building a movement of our friends, families, neighbors and co-workers to make sure UPMC lives up to the law and acts like a real public charity.

What: “Making UPMC Act Like a Charity” Community Outreach Day

When: Saturday, March 9th, 10am – 1pm

Where: 1414 Brighton Rd, Pittsburgh 15212

We will provide hot drinks and lunch, but come dressed for the weather.

Can’t make it on Saturday?

You can join us online! Sign onto our Code of Conduct and share it with your friends and family.