A Heart’s Welcome Home

For Lori Chinn, growing up in San Francisco has always been a part of her identity as an artist. And from a young age, she began incorporating this diverse city into her works of art. In 2012, the Foundation met Lori as a 15-year-old student at Lowell High School interested in creating one of our annual #HeartsofSanFrancisco sculptures. Showing what diversity meant to her, Lori created a mini heart for auction at Heroes & Hearts 2012. Little did she know that the year she was creating art that would benefit the Trauma Center at ZSFG, her own family would need [...]

2019-12-04T16:05:16-07:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Events|Tags: |

Donor Spotlight: Why I Give

“I worked at ZSFG for 36 years and was as a Nurse Manager in the NICU for 15 years. The SFGH Foundation was always so generous to our department and furnished our beautiful new NICU with state-of-the-art equipment. When I retired in 2015, I wanted to give back by becoming a monthly donor. I’m proud to be a member of the Heartbeat Club!” Fe Hortinela

2018-11-09T17:56:13-07:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Supporters|

Social Medicine Team Transforms Care and Culture in San Francisco

Life on the streets takes an enormous toll on the health of our entire community, particularly for our most vulnerable residents who live on the streets of San Francisco every day. This toll also has a profound impact on Zuckerberg San Francisco General, in particular, the Emergency Department where the percentage of patients experiencing complex social and medical needs has risen significantly in recent years because they have no place else to go for the variety of complex needs they face, let alone their medical needs. Zuckerberg San Francisco General understands at its core that medical treatment alone does not [...]

2018-11-09T17:56:20-07:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Funded Initiatives|