Legacy Gifts

Bequests and other estate gifts have provided vital support for the hospital’s lifesaving mission throughout its history. The Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (Zuckerberg San Francisco General) serves 100,000 patients each year and provides 20 percent of the city’s inpatient care. By securing the future of Zuckerberg San Francisco General, legacy gifts continue to make a lasting impact on an essential part of San Francisco’s health care system. These gifts touch every department and program, supporting patient care advancements, pioneering medical research, and teaching initiatives throughout the hospital.

The future holds great promise in medical advances, and with your help, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center will remain at the forefront, enhancing patient care with compassion and dignity for all who live, work, or visit San Francisco.

  • Complete our Declaration of Legacy Support Form and let us know about your plans for supporting Zuckerberg San Francisco General.
  • To include Zuckerberg San Francisco General in your Estate Plans, download our Sample Bequest Language.
  • IRA Giving: You can use your retirement savings to make a gifts to the Foundation and enjoy significant tax benefits. It’s a powerful way to make a big impact this year. You can also designate the unused remainder of your retirement fund to the Foundation. To designate an unused retirement fund remainder: ask your financial institution for a “Designation of Beneficiary” form. Each company has its own.

A planned gift is the most personal gift that you could give to the hospital, and San Francisco General Hospital Foundation appreciates your consideration in making a bequest or other estate gift. The Development department of the Foundation can provide expert assistance regarding charitable planned giving, customized for your goals.

For questions or more information, please contact:
Katie Morris – Development Officer, Annual Giving –  (628) 206-7814 or kmorris@sfghf.org.