OKIZU ANNOUNCES MILLION DOLLAR DONATION FROM DR. ART AND DEBBIE ABLIN FOR MATCHING GIFT CAMPAIGN: HELP US OWN OUR HOME AND SEND KIDS TO CAMP OKIZU “When you invest in Okizu, you receive incredible dividends. Not the kind of dividends that are deposited in your bank account but the kind that are deposited in your […]
September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and we’re honoring the Okizu campers and their families with an exciting matching gift opportunity! Starting August 15th, you can triple your impact. For every dollar you give, Okizu gets three! All donations up to $200,000 will be matched by generous matching gifts. Every dollar raised will be […]
In 1981, I met Art for the first time. He had just completed a Family House for UCSF patients. I wanted to start a camp for children with cancer, and the medical community was already considering a similar program. Art explained to me that the medical staff, like himself, would all volunteer and they only […]
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 […]
The Junior Volunteer (JV) and Dishie Programs are full for 2017. If you are interested in learning when applications for our 2018 programs are available, click here.
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 www.okizu.org/contact.
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 […]
We are so excited to let you know that the 2017 camper and volunteer applications are available! We hope to see you at camp this year! Visit www.okizu.org/apply to apply!
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 […]
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 […]