News Releases


November 17, 2022
Hearst Foundation funds pilot program to help train and expand pediatric palliative care educatione at George Mark
George Mark Children’s House launches a first-of-its-kind pilot program, in partnership with CSU Shiley Haynes Institute for Palliative Care, offering specialized training for GMCH PEDPC nurses. 

GMCH CEO Shekinah Eliassen

October 5, 2022
George Mark Children’s House Names Shekinah Eliassen as Next Chief Executive Officer
Linda Ashcraft Hudak Announces Retirement After a Decade of Impact and Leadership

SF Giants and Slice House Promotion

May 16, 2022
Tony Gemignani and San Francisco Giants Unite for Sixth Year to Support George Mark Children’s House
Proceeds from Featured Giants Players’ Pizzas Being Donated to Organization


July 22, 2021
George Mark Children’s House Welcomes Two New Board Members: Kendall Glynn and Robin Matlock
Each Brings Unique Passion, Expertise to Further Support Organizational Leadership

June 7, 2020
Rock and Roll Legend Neil Young Contributes Two Songs to George Mark Children’s House Event
Special Performance Part of Sound Bites 2020 To Benefit Children and Families

April 3, 2020
George Mark Children’s House Receives 2020 Best of San Leandro Award
San Leandro Award Program Honors the Achievement

December 23, 2019
George Mark Children’s House Hosts Candy Cane Lane
Provides Gifts for Children with Life-Limiting Illnesses and Their Siblings

March 16, 2019
George Mark Children’s House and Make-A-Wish to Grant Wishes for 12 Kids
Program Aims to Provide Physical and Emotional Benefits for Children and Their Families