SHO Committee Mission

  • The main objective of the Committee is to teach the students about the role of the Hospital and its Programs in the community.
  • This Committee also gives the students an opportunity for Community involvement.
  • The third piece of the Committee is raising money. We hold collaborative activities as well as individual school activities to raise money for programs of the Hospital, BUT this is not our main focus.


About the Foundation
Financial support from the  community has always been an important part of the success of the Hospital. The original funding used to establish The Washington Hospital was provided by compassionate individuals, and that legacy continues today. All fundraising activities are conducted by The Washington Hospital Foundation. As the fundraising arm of the Hospital, its job is to generate, manage and distribute charitable funds for the Hospital. Charitable gifts are used to create, continue, expand, and   improve new and existing programs, services facilities and equipment.


SHO was created in 1990 and The Teen Outreach assumed responsibility for the committee in 2009. Since then the committee's largest accomplishment has been the creation of Washington's Got Talent. This annual fundraiser is a Washington County talent show for teens in grades 7th through 12th. Each school involved in SHO holds auditions at their school with the top finalists then competing for cash and prizes at our finale held at the end of January at Trinity High School. Participating schools in the past have included Trinity High School and Middle school, Washington High School and Washington Park, Fort Cherry school district, Chartiers Houston school district, John F. Kennedy middle school, Peters Township High School, Charleroi High School, Burgettstown High School and Canon McMillan High School. 


*Please check out our events section on the homepage for up to date programs and events to get involved with.