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 […]
Okizu External Announcement New Executive Director Search We are excited to announce that we are conducting a search for an Executive Director. This process is an important part of Okizu’s long-term strategy to strengthen and grow our programs for our kids and families through strong fundraising and strategic leadership. We are grateful for everyone’s hard […]
Sacramento Financial Advisor Earns National Recognition for Philanthropy Pat Henry is a Finalist in the 2018 Invest in Others Awards Newton, MA – July 16, 2018 – Pat Henry, Financial Advisor of Hanson McClain Advisors in Sacramento, CA has been announced as one of three national finalists for the Volunteer of the Year Award as […]
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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 […]
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 […]