An act of generosity and kindness combined, a memorial or tribute gift honors someone special
In Honor Of
Make a tribute gift in honor of your loved one, commemorate a holiday, birth, marriage or anniversary of a life event, or express gratitude to a doctor, nurse or caregiver. Tributees or their families will be notified at your request.
- National Nurses Week
is celebrated May 6-12, but you can always make a gift in honor of a special nurse.
- Doctors' Day
is commemorated nationwide on March 30th, but a tribute gift in honor of your doctor can be made anytime throughout the year.
- Tiny Treasure Tributes program
Commemorate a birth, or make a tribute to a special child. Your gift will lend critical support to Women’s and Children’s Services at California Pacific Medical Center.
In Memory Of
Make a tribute gift in memory of your loved one, and the tributee's family will be notified of your gift at your request. Your thoughtful memorial gift will benefit CPMC's programs and services.
- Lori Walker
Lori Walker, an ovarian cancer patient who made an unusual, yet generous philanthropic gift to CPMC, has died at the age 40 in late October 2012. At one point during Lori's treatment, she rode her bicycle 100 miles to raise $10,000 for the Gynecological Cancer Recovery Program at CPMC’s Women’s Health Resource Center. Read Lori's story and learn more about how you can help support the program that provided her with great comfort throughout her cancer treatment.
Your gift to the program can help women in need get the same compassionate, caring services Lori received.
- Dr. Damian Augustyn
Dr. Damian Augustyn died peacefully on October 3, 2012 at the age of 60. Damian was married for 35 years to his beloved wife and best friend Dr. Caroline Craig Augustyn, who died in May.
Dr. Damian Augustyn distinguished himself as a leader in his field for 30 years at California Pacific Medical Center, both in the medical community and as a clinician in private practice. He was Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at CPMC for 10 years before becoming Chief of the Medical Staff and a member of the Medical Executive Committee and Board of Directors. He served as Managing Partner of Pacific Internal Medicine Associates, as a member of the Boards of Directors of Sutter West Bay Hospitals, the San Francisco Endoscopy Center, and Anthem-Wellpoint-Blue Cross Insurance Company, among his many leadership roles in service of our community. His full obituary is available on sfgate.com.Opens new window
Those wishing to honor Dr. Damian Augustyn may send donations in his name to California Pacific Medical Foundation, 2015 Steiner, San Francisco, 94115, or donate now online.Opens new window
- Dr. Caroline Augustyn
Dr. Caroline Augustyn, CPMC physician and wife of Dr. Damian Augustyn, died peacefully on May 10, 2012 after a long struggle with breast cancer. At CPMC, she was dedicated to providing the most attentive care to her patients. Those wishing to honor Caroline Augustyn may send donations in her name to CPMC Foundation.
- In memory of Jack Bailey
It is with great sadness we announce that Jack Bailey died on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Jack served for 15 years as CPMC's Executive Vice President. Gifts made in honor of Jack will benefit the "Jack Bailey Memorial Fund for Coming Home Hospice."
- Dr. Fred Margolin
On May 10, 2012, we lost beloved Bay Area physician and Founder of CPMC's Breast Health Center, Frederick R. Margolin, MD, FACR. Your gift in memory of Fred Margolin will benefit CPMC's Breast Health Center Research and Education Fund.
Leave a Lasting Legacy of Love
CPMC Foundation offers gift planning, endowments, and naming opportunities for exceptional gifts that pay tribute to your loved one.
For more information
For more information on memorial and tribute gifts, contact:
Director of Development Programs
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation
Because life is precious, we encourage giving to life and a lifetime of giving.
Consider making an online tribute gift today. Thank you.Opens new window
Click here for step-by-step instructions to make a memorial or tribute gift.
Here are just a few areas of the Medical Center that would greatly benefit from your gift made in memory of a loved one:
- Coming Home HospiceOpens new window
Ensure that compassionate care for terminally ill patients is available to those in need.
- ALS Forbes Norris CenterOpens new window
Continue the legacy of caring in our ALS/MDA treatment and research program.
- Bryan Hemming Cancer Care CenterOpens new window
Support our multidisciplinary approach to care for cancer patients.