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ZSFG programs awarded more than $800,000 in Hearts Grants

The San Francisco General Hospital Foundation awarded more than $800,000 in support of programs, projects, and initiatives at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center through its Hearts Grants Program, which provides funding for innovation that might otherwise go unfunded. Since 2004, the Hearts Grants Program has funded nearly 500 grants totaling close to $12 million, including this year’s 35 grants. The Hearts Grants Program is funded by the Foundation’s annual fund and Heroes & Hearts event. “The Hearts Grants are at the core of the Foundation’s mission, as the funds promote excellence in research, education, and care for [...]

2017-09-12T12:21:32+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, Events, Funded Initiatives|

Donor Spotlight: A Passion for Helping Those in Need

In times of trouble, our hospital stands ready—a safety net—no matter the situation. We are deeply honored by a recent bequest from the estate of Deborah Green “Deedee” Seymour, and celebrate the support it will offer to all San Franciscans for years to come. Deborah Green “Deedee” Seymour was a Berkeley native, long-time San Francisco resident, and a life-long volunteer. She started at age eight as a child assistant to her mother’s First Aid classes in Berkeley and as an adult, served as Chairman of Volunteers for the San Francisco Red Cross Chapter. It was during this time when, after [...]

2017-04-11T10:20:02+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Supporters|

Stories from the Heart | ZSFG and Community: Strengthening the Bonds

Leonel and Reina Leonel always hated hospitals, but with diabetes complicating his glaucoma and heart and blood issues, he needed help with his health. After seeing multiple specialists at ZSFG, his experience with the people at the hospital has changed him: he is as comfortable at ZSFG as he is in his own home. Leonel said, “Before, I used to hate hospitals, you know? But I tell you, this place is really good for me.” Myisha Pregnant with her fourth child, Myisha’s initial visits with her obstetrician should have been routine, but a consistent discomfort concerned her doctor. Myisha was [...]

2017-04-26T08:20:58+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Funded Initiatives, Grateful Patient|