Donor Profile: Rosalie Marshall

Rosalie Marshall is a member of San Francisco General Hospital Foundation’s Advisory Council and has been a generous donor to the Foundation since 1997. However, Rosalie’s dedication to San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center is not her only passion in life: “I love to sing,” says Rosalie. “I should have been on stage my whole life.” Rosalie found a voice teacher at a young age and has been singing with different groups throughout her lifetime. A few years ago, Rosalie met Erich Stratmann – the Founder, Director, and President of an organization called Sing for America. Naturally, after discovering [...]

2014-06-26T08:24:49-07:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: Supporters|

Centering Pregnancy

San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center was recently featured on KQED’s State of Health program for the success of the Centering Pregnancy groups. By creating a support network for pregnant women and allowing them to participate in their own health care, Centering Pregnancy is proven to have better outcomes for the baby and the mother. Women are more likely to breastfeed, less likely to have C-sections, less likely to have postpartum depression, and less likely to have stress or depression during pregnancy. In 1999, The General was the first hospital on the West Coast to start a centering program. [...]

2017-04-06T17:27:59-07:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: Funded Initiatives|Tags: , |

Call for Artists: Now Accepting ‘Hearts in SF’ Design Submissions

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation is now accepting design submissions from Bay Area artists for the annual ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ art series. The selected artists will execute their designs on fiberglass heart sculptures which will be displayed at the Heroes & Hearts and Hearts After Dark fundraisers taking place on Thursday, February 12, 2015. The “heartworks” are sold or auctioned with proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s efforts to support innovative programs and initiatives at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center that would otherwise go unfunded. “I have a deep respect for The General and the work it does for [...]