Remembering Dr. Art

  All of us at Okizu are mourning the loss of a beloved member of the Okizu family, Dr. Art Ablin. Art died peacefully at his home on August 14, 2017, surrounded by his wife and family. An original member of our Board of Directors, Dr. Art has been a respected and valued part of […]

We’ve Moved!

The Okizu offices have moved! Please update your records with our new address: 83 Hamilton Drive, Suite 200 Novato, CA 94949 Our phone numbers remain the same! For all of our contact information, visit

Okizu Announces Timothy Crudo as Board Chairman

OKIZU ANNOUNCES TIMOTHY CRUDO OF COBLENTZ PATCH DUFFY & BASS AS NEW BOARD CHAIRMAN, CO-FOUNDER JOHN BELL BECOMES CHAIRMAN EMERITUS, DR. MICHAEL AMYLON REMAINS A BOARD MEMBER AND MEDICAL DIRECTOR San Francisco, CA – February 23, 2017   Now in its 36th year of offering free peer-support programs to Northern California children with cancer and their families, Camp Okizu […]

Camp Okizu and Palo Alto University Study Opportunity for Bereaved Teens and Young Adults – $100 Raffle

Researchers from Palo Alto University are conducting a study to evaluate the impact of Camp Okizu Bereavement camp for adolescents (13-20’s) who have lost a sibling. If you choose to participate, a researcher will contact you via telephone or e-mail to schedule an interview. A parent will complete a demographic questionnaire as well as psychological […]

Gold Ribbon Camp Award!

We are excited to let you know that Okizu has again been named a Children’s Oncology Camping Association-International (COCA-I) Gold Ribbon Camp! The mission of COCA-I is to strengthen the international community of camps for children with cancer and their families through networking, advocacy, education and other resources. Of the 87 pediatric oncology camp members […]