Category Archives: Health and Medicine

St. Jude Heroes

St. Jude Heroes

As one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a beacon of hope to families with sick children everywhere. Hope that there are new …
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STOP AIDS

STOP AIDS

STOP AIDS Project was founded in 1984 by concerned and frightened community members who invited others into their homes to discuss their fears and figure out how to protect each other in the early days of the AIDS epidemic. For …
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Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County

Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a nonprofit organization that provides direct assistance to needy men, women and children in Alameda County. The organization, celebrating 70 years of service,exists to meet the needs of the poor and the …
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U.S. Crisis Care

U.S. Crisis Care

During the average week in San Francisco, almost 25 people die from accidents, heart attacks, suicides, Sudden Infant Death and other tragic causes, devastating family and friends. Our volunteers offer survivors the on-scene practical and emotional support that police and …
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Seva Foundation

Seva Foundation

Seva is an international health organization working to build sustainable programs in underserved communities around the globe. The name Seva (say-va) is the Sanskrit word for “selfless service.” Seva was founded in 1978 by a group of medical professionals, counterculture …
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Sequoia Hospital

Sequoia Hospital

Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional healthcare to Bay Area residents since 1950. Sequoia has 330 licensed beds, 1,080 employees and 345 active medical staff. Offering a full range of medical, surgical and specialty …
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San Francisco Sex Information

San Francisco Sex Information

Everyone at SFSI is a volunteer. Whether we’re answering telephones at the switchboard, distributing information at public events, teaching at our human sexuality class, or speaking about sexuality at a local school, we’re volunteering our time and energy. Why you’d …
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San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium

San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium

In 1982, a group of community-based, non-profit health clinics – recognizing their shared values and concerns – came together to form the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium (SFCCC). The creation of SFCCC allowed these clinics to pool their collective resources, …
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Mission San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to end the HIV epidemic in the city where it began, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco because we refuse to accept …
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Samaritan House

Samaritan House

Samaritan House is a private nonprofit organization providing services to help meet the essential daily needs of more than 12,000 low-income people within San Mateo County, California. We provide an interim “safety net” for individuals and families in need while …
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