Hearts in San Francisco Project
The Hearts in San Francisco project debuted in 2004 with 131 heart sculptures, created by local Bay Area artists and auctioned by the Foundation in support of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
The Foundation raised nearly 3 million dollars for ZSFG in that first year. Today, we carry on this tradition by commissioning and auctioning a new set of hearts each year. The funds raised support those delivering on the promise of accessible and equitable health care for all in our city.
Hearts in Union Square
The Bees and The Butterflies
Find and Explore Other Hearts
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About the Foundation
The San Francisco General Hospital Foundation is proud to help the people who heal people, supporting ZSFG caregivers in their aim to provide the very best care to all who walk through their doors.
Meet the Artist:
Ari Takata-Vasquez is a multidisciplinary artist working and living in Oakland. Her passion for cities and place-based interventions drive her practice. As an artist and creative, she is able to blend her experience in architecture and urban design to create beautiful work intended to delight and give space a sense of identity. Growing up in Kapolei, Hawaii, Ari is inspired by nature and thrives when incorporating elements from her Puerto Rican, Japanese, and Black heritage.