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 […]

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 […]