News Releases

2024

April 2, 2024
George Mark Children’s House Celebrates 20th Anniversary
George Mark Children’s House announced its 20th anniversary of providing exceptional care to more than 1,100 children and young adults with serious medical conditions, and support to thousands of families.

March 27, 2024
GMCH Receives Record Support from Spirit of Children Campaign
Spirit of Children representatives presented a check at George Mark for the third annual campaign donation.  A wonderful gesture to cap our celebration of Child Life Month!

2023

October 18, 2023
Slice House & SF Giants Raise Record $50K for George Mark
Restaurateur and 13-time World Pizza Champion, Tony Gemignani, in collaboration with the SF Giants, announced a record $50K raised through the annual players’ seasonal pizzas campaign.

July 11, 2023
Hummingbird Project Officially Launched
We launched the Hummingbird Project, a new campaign to expand the extraordinary care and quality resources available to them and their families.

Patient Callie Amipi Inc supports George Mark

May 2, 2023
Amipi Launches Campaign to Support George Mark
Amipi Inc, a renowned jewelry manufacturer, has announced a new campaign in collaboration with the George Mark Children’s House to support pediatric palliative care.  

Slice House Pizza San Francisco Giants Alex Wood Logan Webb fundraiser

April 12, 2023
SF Giants & Tony Gemignani Unite for the 7th Year to Support George Mark
Restaurateur and 13-time World Pizza Champion, Tony Gemignani and SF Giants stars Logan Webb and Alex Wood partner for the annual Slice House’s seasonal pizza in support of GMCH.   

Harmony and Healing

March 23, 2023
Harmony & Healing partners with George Mark
Harmony & Healing announces the new association with George Mark Children’s Houseproviding regular “virtual musical Zoom visits” for our patients

2022

November 17, 2022
Hearst Foundation funds pilot program to help train and expand pediatric palliative care education 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

Archives

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