Friends of MERP

The Friends of MERP is a non-profit organization of community volunteers dedicated to advancing MERP services. Its board of directors helps assure that MERP services are accessible throughout the region and supports the provision of services by raising both funds and awareness. Contact to find out how you can become a Friend of MERP through service or charitable giving.

Board of Directors

  • Tracy Schliep, President
  • Randy Clark, Vice President
  • Willie Pletcher, Treasurer
  • Sarah Adams, Secretary
  • Julie Cylencia, Member
  • Ronald Amrhein, Member
  • Valerie Amrhein, Member
  • Robert Barletta, Member
  • Scott Currie, Member
  • Gizelle Dean, Chair, Nominating Committee
  • Patricia Fuller, Member
  • Michelle O’Malley, Member
  • Janice Schwanbeck, Member
  • Adam Trambley, Member
  • Jackie Bonier, Director Emeritus
  • Adam Nowland, Ex officio

MERP News & Updates

MERP Grand Opening Celebration

MERP Grand Opening Celebration

The UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation celebrated the grand opening of the new Medical Equipment Recycling Program in New Castle, Pennsylvania on Thursday, June 20th. This location is open to the public and allows customers to borrow durable medical equipment....

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Grand Opening of New Castle MERP

Grand Opening of New Castle MERP

Thursday, June 20th 2024Open House: 2–5pmRibbon Cutting: 3:30pmNew Castle MERP1211 Wilmington AveNew Castle, PA 16105 UPMC Jameson Professional Building • Parking: Lot AJoin us for the Grand Opening of the Medical Equipment Recycling Program’s new facility in New...

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