Ways to Give

Support comes in all shapes and sizes. Find your perfect way to make a positive impact on the lives of thousands of grateful patients.

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Online Gift

Make your gift online and have an immediate impact on patient care.

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Monthly Giving

Support innovations in public health all year round as a monthly donor.

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Mail Your Gift

Please send checks to:
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation
P.O. Box 410836
San Francisco, CA 94141-0836

Appreciated Assets Stock Transfer

Making gifts of stock, bonds or mutual funds is a great way to support San Francisco General Hospital Foundation and may provide you with significant tax savings.


To complete a stock transfer, download the Stock Gift Transfer Form and send a copy to your broker and the Foundation. Completed forms can be submitted to

Individual Retirement Account Gifts

An IRA transfer to the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation will help save lives and is a great way to reduce your future tax burden. 

Learn how to make your gift to the Foundation directly.

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Wire Transfer

To make a gift, please contact Gerry Chow at

Legacy Giving / Planned Giving

A healthy San Francisco can be your legacy. A planned gift is one of the most impactful ways you can support ZSFG’s critical life-saving work. You may be able to save on taxes or enjoy other financial benefits—all while helping to keep San Franciscans healthy for years to come. 

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Vehicle Donation

Donate your unwanted vehicle to San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. The process is simple, pick-up is free, and you may qualify for a tax deduction! We accept all types of vehicle donations (car, truck, van, motorcycle, boat, or RV)—running or not. Your generous donation will help ZSFG provide expert, compassionate health care to everyone in need. 


We’ve partnered with CARS, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, to make donating your vehicle fast and easy. Fill out the form below or call (855) 500-7433 to begin the process and schedule your free pickup. Make sure you tell them that “San Francisco General Hospital Foundation” is your charity of choice. 


Do you have questions or need more information? 

Frequently Asked Questions 


Simply complete the form below to get started. 

Donor Advised Funds and Family Foundations

Advise your financial institution that the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization, Federal Tax ID# 94-3189424.

If you have additional questions, contact Allison Arden at

Cryptocurrency Donation

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation uses BitPay to process cryptocurrency gifts. Visit our BitPay giving page to donate a BitPay-accepted cryptocurrency. If you have questions, please contact

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Workplace Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable donations made by their employees. Gifts from employee’s spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match. Some employers even triple donations! Search to find out if your employer has a matching gift program. 

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Start Your Own Fundraiser

Start a fundraiser on Facebook to raise money for the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation and invite your friends to donate. 

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Tribute Gifts

Make a donation in honor of someone special 

Looking for a meaningful way to honor a loved one or to commemorate a special occasion? Donating in honor of someone is a wonderful way to celebrate while supporting the lifesaving work and mission of ZSFG. 


Honor or Memorial Card 

Let us help you memorialize or honor someone special. Your gift will provide critical life-saving care for people in need while honoring your friend or relation. We will send a card with your personal message to you or a person you choose. 


Or you may want to start an online fundraiser in honor of someone.

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Shop for Good

Support SFGHF through your normal daily activities, including shopping, selling online, and searching the internet. Below are companies that give back to causes you care about, including the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation.  Learn more about how each program can support our mission. 

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Your generosity will have an immediate impact—and a lasting effect—on the equity and efficacy of public health in San Francisco.

Ready to invest in equitable health care for every San Franciscan?
Contact Allison Arden, Development Director, Major & Individual Gifts at

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