We stand behind those delivering on the promise of health care for all: the frontline workers at our city’s public hospital.


Our work goes beyond the bandage – supporting the health of our community.


The San Francisco General Hospital Foundation supports and funds excellence in patient care and innovation at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG) because we believe in equity, access, and quality health care for all.


Hearts in San Francisco

Hearts in San Francisco

The heart sculptures you’ve seen throughout the city were Commissioned and auctioned in support of ZSFG.

150 years keeping the heart of San Francisco beating strong.

ZSFG at 150

On August 28, 1872, the City of San Francisco opened the doors to the City and County Hospital at 23rd and Potrero Streets, making an investment in public health that would withstand plagues and earthquakes, population booms and great inventions. 150 years later, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital still stands, keeping the heart of this city beating strong. 

Your generosity will have an immediate impact—and a lasting effect—on public health in San Francisco.

Foundation News


PRESS RELEASE: Foundation Welcomes Janis MacKenzie as Board Chair

Community-driven leadership and commitment to equity guide SFGHF’s support of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital as it celebrates 150 years of service. The San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (SFGHF) is thrilled to welcome Janis MacKenzie as the Foundation’s new Board Chair. For more than 30 years, MacKenzie has helped organizations and individuals communicate with clarity and authenticity as…


A New Heart for Bank of America

Bank of America installed their latest Heart – a symbol of their investment in public health.