Haitian earthquake relief efforts

WINDBER, Pa. – Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber officials announced today that approximately $10,000 has been collected since Jan. 14 for the Haitian earthquake relief efforts. The funds will be donated to Mission Discover, a Christian mission organization with deep ties to Haiti.

Windber Medical Center (Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber) served as the collection hub for the effort, and many of its employees and associates gave generously to the cause. Joining WMC in this venture were organizations such as the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 1st Summit Bank, the law offices of Leventry, Haschak, & Rodkey, LLC, and the parishioners of St. Mary_x0019_s Byzantine Catholic Church of Windber.

We’re proud to be part of a community so willing to step forward and help our brothers and sisters in Haiti,_x001D_ said Barbara Cliff, president and CEO of Windber Medical Center. “We know Mission Discovery will be an excellent steward of this donation and will be certain that these funds make an impact.”

UPJ officials collected donations at two recent events held at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center. 1st Summit Bank will be collecting donations at all their community branch offices until February 19. Employees of Leventry, Haschak, & Rodkey made a group donation. The parishioners of St. Mary_x0019_s Byzantine Catholic Church joined together to make a donation on behalf of the parish.

Additional donations will be accepted at Windber Medical Center until February 19. After that date, please visit the Web site of Mission Discovery ( to learn how to help.