American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania to host 2023 Power of Red

PITTSBURGH, May 25, 2023 — The Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Red Cross will host the 2023 Power of Red, its annual signature event, on June 1, 2023, at the Heinz History Center (1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222).


Board member Sally Wiggin will emcee the ticketed event which will raise funds for Red Cross disaster response in Southwestern Pennsylvania, celebrate the impact of the organization and honor UPMC and UPMC Health Plan with the Distinguished Leadership Award in recognition of their partnership and financial support of the Red Cross. An online auction during the event includes the opportunity to bid on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Pittsburgh Zoo, tickets to a Pittsburgh Steelers game and much more.


“The lifesaving work of the American Red Cross never stops, and we need your support now more than ever,” Jorge Martinez, CEO, American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania Region, said. “The Power of Red event helps the Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter respond to disasters and provide care and comfort to local people in need.”


The public is invited to the Power of Red to eat, drink and be charitable by purchasing a ticket at Media is invited to cover the event. The event schedule is as follows:
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.                     Reception Drinks | Hors d’Oeuvres
7:00 to 7:30 p.m.                     Main Event | Award Presentation
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.                     Dinner | Mission Moment | Online Auction


The 2023 Power of Red is brought to you by our title sponsors, UPMC and UPMC Health Plan, as well as PNC, Deloitte LLP, Duquesne University and Seneca Resources.

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Red Cross serves the residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Lawrence and Washington Counties.

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