Accept

We use cookies in order to save your preferences so we can provide a feature-rich, personalized website experience. We also use functionality from third-party vendors who may add additional cookies of their own (e.g. Analytics, Maps, Chat, etc). Read more about cookies in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. If you do not accept our use of Cookies, please do not use the website.

The San Francisco Foundation Makes $34 Million Investment in Oakland

News for 07.14.15
07.14.15
Get the Feed Get RSS Feed

Fantastic news from BBZ Castlemont! An anonymous donor to the San Francisco Foundation made an incredible $34 million gift to organizations in Oakland, including a $1.5 million gift over three years to the Alameda County Public Health Department to support Best Babies Zone Castlemont!!!!!

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to the BBZ Castlemont team and the Alameda County Health Department. This is such incredible recognition of your work to support Castlemont residents in creating a thriving community that supports healthy babies and healthy families, and we are so thrilled to hear the news that you will be able to continue that work.

Check out the San Francisco Foundation's Twitter account (@TSFF) for more on today's gift, and check out our Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/BestBabiesZone) and Twitter (@BestBabiesZone) for shared posts about this gift and photos from today's press conference.

A quote from Kiko in the press release: “Health is more than just health care. Health is about a lifetime of opportunities and experiences that are driven by the conditions where people live, work and play.” – Kiko Malin, Best Babies Zone Castlemont Director

Here's a link to the press release: http://sff.org/the-san-francisco-foundation-makes-34-million-investment-in-oakland/#sthash.LrsTEog1.dpuf

Here's a link to the news article from the Contra Costa Times about the award: http://www.contracostatimes.com/breaking-news/ci_28483028/oakland-receives-34-million-gift-from-anonymous-donor

The entire BBZ family congratulates you!!