Introducing Our New Camp Director

Please welcome Camp Director Morgan Santiesteban aka Zora as the newest member of the Okizu team. A Southern California native, Morgan is a graduate of San Jose State University with a degree in psychology and a double minor in child development and business. With over 10 years of experience in the camp industry, Morgan has […]

Announcing Dr. Stuart Kaplan as Okizu’s New Executive Director

Okizu, whose mission is to help all members of families affected by childhood cancer to heal through peer support, respite, mentoring, and recreational programs, is pleased to announce Dr. Stuart Kaplan as our new Executive Director. Dr. Kaplan, who most recently was the Director of Pediatric Services for Veritas Collaborative in Durham, North Carolina, has […]

Hanna Malak Honored as Finalist in 49ers Community Quarterback Award Program

Former SIBS Camper, Hanna Malak was honored  as a finalist in The San Francisco 49ers Community Quarterback Award Program which recognizes volunteers who demonstrate leadership, dedication, and a commitment to bettering the San Francisco Bay Area. The list of his contributions to Okizu is immense and we are so grateful for his dedication to the Okizu campers […]