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Hope in the Moment of Crisis

Kristin Vines had never given much thought to where her three young boys would receive medical care if ever badly injured. When she got the call last September that her six-year-old son Zachery was being taken by ambulance to the hospital, she headed to the medical center where their family received routine care. It was the wrong destination for the treatment her son needed. “I was hysterical. I didn’t understand what my husband was telling me on the phone. Even had I realized right away that Zachery needed trauma care, I wouldn’t have known where to immediately go,” Vines says. [...]

2017-11-01T16:06:25+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Grateful Patient|

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 [...]

2017-11-08T12:42:26+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|