The mission of UCSF Partners in Care is to fund programs that provide comfort and well-being to patients and their families and complement the excellent health care for which UCSF is renowned. Medical Center doctors, nurses and hospital staff work with us to identify special services and programs that help alleviate the stress, pain and confinement that patients and their families’ may experience.
Formerly UCSF Medical Center Auxiliary, UCSF Partners in Care is a volunteer organization that resulted from the merger of the two longstanding auxiliaries supporting Mount Zion hospital and UCSF at Parnassus. Collectively, we represent over 175 years of volunteerism.
Through the generous support of their members, friends, and donors, UCSF Partners in Care raises funds with special events, donations, vehicle donations, special sales and more to provide grants for the patient and family centered programs.
Here are some examples of the special needs we serve…
1. Wellness and healing programs for the Cancer Resource Center
2. Bereavement support for families that have lost a child or loved one
3. Support for cancer patients in need of prostheses, clothing and wigs
4. Sleep chairs for families and visitors unable to leave the bedside of a loved one in critical condition
How Your Donation Helps
UCSF Partners in Care funds project’s such as providing teddy bears for children going to surgery, placing art works in hallways and patient rooms, furnishing a Comfort Care Suite, and many more projects that help to make our patients and their families as comfortable as possible during their stay in the hospital.
UCSF Partners in Care is dedicated to supporting services, at all locations of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, which make a difference in the lives of patients and their families when they need it most. UCSF Partners in Care, a nonprofit organization, raises funds and provides small, high impact grants for patient care and family services.
UCSF Medical Center is consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the nation by US News and World Report. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital ranks as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in 9 pediatric specialties. Ambulatory Services at UCSF Medical Center has more than 100 clinics or practices in San Francisco, ranging from audiology to teen health. Combined, these clinics alone log about 720,000 patients visits a year. We invite you to join us in supporting such a prestigious medical center, which is truly a pillar in the San Francisco community.
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