Chinese Hospital 119th Anniversary Celebration
Chinese Hospital proudly celebrated our 119th Anniversary, thanks to the generosity and support from many organizations and individuals. The event was a success raising over $176,000. It is incredibly powerful when a community reflects on the past, embraces the present, and plans into the future.
This premier event showcase a special food tasting from award-winning restaurants, live entertainment, and specialty cocktails. The support from the local Bay Area chefs and the delectable food they create will bring an unforgettable experience. Thank you to Harris’ The San Francisco Steakhouse, Le Colonial, Live Sushi Bar, Hana Zen, Sam Wo, Koi Palace, Crystal Springs Catering, Moonstar Seafood Buffet, China Live, Begoni Bistro, Spinnerie, Peter’s Kettle Corn, Honey Crème, Hakkasan, R&G Lounge, Walgreens, Umqua Bank, King’s VIP Transportation, Constance Oakson, Sysco, CYC, SF Department of Public Works, Chinese Chamber of Commerce, and Alaskan Airlines.
We are extremely grateful and humbled by the support of the community and our sponsors. In addition, thank you to our board of trustees, staffs, volunteers, and partners for their continued dedication to Chinese Hospital’s mission.
Chinese Hospital Spring raffle 2018
Congratulations to all Raffle winners! Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket in support of Chinese Hospital. Check to see if you're one of the lucky winners!
American Teo Chew Business Association's check presentation
Arthur Chan, American Teo Chew Business Association's Honorary Life President presented a $500,000 check to Chinese Hospital at its holiday charity dinner last night. We are thankful to the generous donation and support from American Teo Chou Business Association.
American Pacific International Capital, Inc.'s check presentation
Today, American Pacific International Capital, Inc. Executive Director Wilson Chen, CFO Jennifer Zhang, President Jinshan Mao presented a $100,000 check to Chinese Hospital. This donation will fund Chinese Hospital 1979 building renovation project. We would like to thank you once again for APIC continuous support.
Donor List (August 2016 to July 2017)
Thank you very much to our generous donors who contributed from August 2016 to July 2017 in support of Chinese Hospital.
Chinese Hospital Auxiliary's check presentation
Chinese Hospital Auxiliary presents a $22,500 check to the Chinese Hospital. The donation is a result of its 50th Anniversary Gala on September 30th.
The 23rd Annual Golf Tournament
On Columbus Day, October 9, 2017, 224 golfers showed up at the Olympic Club for Chinese Hospital’s 23rd Annual Golf Tournament. As the golfers arrived to the Olympic Club with its magnificent lake and ocean golf courses, the excitement for the day continued to build. Two stunning Tesla cars were on display at the front of the clubhouse, waiting for one lucky closest to pin winner to drive the Tesla Model S or X home for a weekend. Golfers were excited to start, and it took no time before the competition start heating up. Participants enjoyed the hybrid delicacy of the "Burger Dog" for lunch generously sponsored by The Stinnett Group and John A. Martin & Associates.
After the tournament, golfers made their way into the Garden Court, to enjoy cocktail hour, silent auction, and a wine raffle. The awards dinner banquet room quickly filled with over 220 guests. Thanks to Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. and Supervisor Aaron Peskin who conducted a lively and entertaining live auction.
The event was a success raising over $630,000. The success of the event is because of the generosity and participation of our event sponsors, golfers, and planning committee.
Radiothon for Chinese Hospital
We would like to thank everyone who have supported Chinese Hospital 2017 Radiothon. 340 individuals donated to the Radiothon raising a total of $325,282. Funds raised will be used to renovate our 1979 building which is adjacent to the new patient tower. We hope that we can have your continued support.
The 22nd Annual Golf Tournament
Thank you to all of our players and sponsors.
Chinese Hospital New Patient Tower Ribbon Cutting
On April 18, 1925, the first Chinese Hospital opened at 845 Jackson St. in San Francisco. Ninety-one years to the day, the San Francisco community celebrated the grand opening of its replacement new Patient Tower on April 18, 2016. The celebration began with a Buddhist blessing by Chi Sin Buddhist and Taoist Association, the Catholic blessing by Father Daniel Mccotter, Lion Dancing by Yau Kung Moon Kung Fu Sport Association and performance by Beach Blanket Babylon, capped off with a thunderous roar of firecrackers that followed the ribbon cutting. The proceedings were led with remarks by Honorable Mayor Edwin Lee, former Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr., District 3 Supervisor Aaron Peskin, Dr. Edward A. Chow, Chair of the San Francisco Health Commission, Dr. Collin P. Quock, a retired physician and past Chief of Staff at Chinese Hospital. Mr. James K. Ho, Chinese Hospital Board President, Mel Lee, Board Member and Ms. Brenda Yee, Chief Executive Officer. The ceremony concluded with guided tours for hundreds of people from the community who eagerly awaited the pride of the new Patient Tower to open its doors.
Grand Opening VIP Reception
Chinese Hospital invited all its naming donors to the Exclusive Grand Opening VIP Reception on April 17, 2016, whereby over 500 guests had a chance to take a behind-the-scenes tour and food tasting in the new Patient Tower.
The 15 community organizations or associations under the leadership of the original Six Companies formed the Tung Wah Dispensary in 1899 when the Chinese were denied healthcare. The original 1925 building has been completely rebuilt as the new Patient Tower. On April 16, 2016, the 15 constituent organization members previewed the new Patient Tower.
Dragon Lighting Ceremony
On April 16, 2016, over 400 people witnessed the unveiling of the dragon mosaic community wall located at the terrace of the new patient tower. The dragon image was made up of 404 hexagon tiles of different color and sizes. Supporters donated $150,000 to $1,500 to reserve a tile. Over $3 million was raised from this community wall project.
Employee Event & Medical Staff Reception
On April 15, 2016, Chinese Hospital employees and physicians had the opportunity to preview their future workspace. Employees and medical staff were excited to finally view the new patient rooms, department units, and nurse stations prior to the opening.
The 21st Annual Golf Tournament
Chinese Hospital "Buy-A-Tile" Radiothon
The 6th Annual Spring Fling