Without a charitable cause, Taste the Good Life would just be a fun party. Each year the committee selects a worthy cause that has a significant impact on the greater Pittsburgh region. This year’s gala is the second annual consecutive gala that benefits Blood Science Foundation and Vitalant Pittsburgh.

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About Blood Science Foundation & Vitalant

Through philanthropy and grant making, the Blood Science Foundation’s mission is to support Vitalant PIttsburgh in fulfilling their mission to advance cutting-edge research and provide a safe and ample blood supply that meets the needs of the healthcare communities, patients, and donors in our service areas.


Vitalant exists to help people realize their life-transforming potential by offering convenient blood donation opportunities and sharing expertise in transfusion medicine. Founded in 1943, Vitalant is one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit transfusion medicine organizations. They comprise a network of nearly a dozen community blood centers.

Questions & Media

Contact Shelley Miscampbell at or 412.209.7192