Campaign for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
The Upstate Foundation, in conjunction with Upstate Medical University, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, Upstate Department of Psychiatry and Elmcrest Children's Center, has embarked on a collaborative response the national and local emergency of the mental health of children and adolescents.

The Power of Us employee giving program
Through the Upstate Foundation, your gift can bring the Upstate mission to life and help fund patient care, education and research, which positively impacts community health and well-being. 


Unique healthcare funds covering all aspects of the Foundation’s mission

$8.3 Million

2022 awards, scholarships and grants – to benefit patients, students, researchers, the community


Recent Categories
Upstate Cancer Center celebrates 26th National Cancer Survivors Day event at the NBT Bank Stadium
Prior to the game, cancer survivors will be invited down to the field to participate in the Cancer Survivors Parade.
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 7:49:00 AM

Gov. Hochul joins hundreds in opening the Nappi Wellness Institute
The building is named for Sam and Carol Nappi, whose $8 million gift to the Upstate Foundation is the largest monetary gift in foundation history.

Friday, June 2, 2023 2:57:00 PM

Upstate opens Nappi Wellness Institute
The building's unique design integrates preventive medicine with an emphasis on wellness.
Friday, June 2, 2023 5:43:00 AM

Design elements and operational details highlight the Nappi Wellness Institute's focus on wellness
Commitment to wellness benefits not only patients, but staff members, too
Thursday, June 1, 2023 9:45:00 PM


Upstate Foundation signature events

Power of Us! Employee Giving Campaign

Upstate Open
Thursday, July 13, 2023
Verona, NY

Upstate Towsley Pro-Am
Monday, August 7, 2023
Verona, NY

Upstate Walk/Run for Kids
Saturday, September 23, 2023

Upstate Call in for Cancer
Thursday, October 19, 2023

Upstate Gala
Friday, November 17, 2023

Community events

Shop & Give
In store retail campaigns

3 Rivers Cruz in
Wednesdays, May 17 - Sept 27
Town of Clay

Oldschool Swap Meet & Music Fest
Saturday, June 10, 2023

Picnic In The Park
Sunday, June 11, 2023

Good Neighbor Syracuse Mets Game
Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Maureen T. O'Hara Teal There's a Cure 5K Walk/Run
Tuesday, July 4, 2023
July 1-4 • Virtual

Joey's Wish 5k Walk/Run
Saturday, July 8, 2023

Life Worth Living Golf Tournament
Friday, July 14, 2023

Golfing Fore Gould
Saturday, July 29, 2023

Jeeps at the Beach
Saturday, August 5, 2023

Life Worth Living Walk/Run
Saturday, August 12, 2023

Traci Morey Zimmer Memorial Golf Tournament
Thursday, August 17, 2023

Jeeps at the Beach
Sunday, August 20, 2023
Sylvan Beach