Support from the Check-Out Line

  From one essential worker to another, the staff at Mollie Stone's Market in the Castro and Twin Peaks have been thinking of our hospital frontline workers while on shift. Beginning in April 2020, the store began a fundraiser for healthcare workers at Zuckerberg San Francisco General at checkout -asking shoppers to donate to support their heroic efforts. Over the last eight months, this initiative has not gone unnoticed. Store owner Mike Stone promised to match all donations received. And last month, the grand total came in. Over $58,000 raised by customers. And that meant one giant check for [...]

2020-12-07T14:52:57-07:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|Tags: , , , , , |

Taking the Equity Discussion Online

Some exciting new ways we are seeing equity show up at ZSFG is through programs that focus on the heart and soul of ZSFG - staff.     This year, ZSFG’s Director of Equity and Wellness, Anh Thang Dao-Shahhas ben creating programming that gives staff a voice in hospital decisions, shares information widely, and provides a space to learn.    And thanks to a 2019 Hearts Grant, this has also meant that these messages reach not only 9-5 staff, but also those who work the night shift. Her team worked to create a series of workshops that would give those working overnights the chance to participate in a new series of Equity Pop-Ups - focused on issues [...]

2020-10-19T10:37:48-07:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Staying Healthy After the Visit

Masks are the new normal here in San Francisco - both inside ZSFG and around the city.    When universal masking quickly became a part of life in San Francisco earlier this year, and with hospital-grade PPE is such short supply, Bay Area crafters with a bit of talent started creating their own.    But for patients experiencing economic hardships, ZSFG staff knew this added