Philanthropy that changes lives
A legend in philanthropy
Nancy Hamon's legendary philanthropy has touched many lives and made our communities a better, healthier and more beautiful place to live. In fact, Nancy Hamon was named one of our country's top 100 benefactors in 1999 by Worth Magazine.
In her hometown of Dallas, Texas, many lives have already been touched and transformed by her generosity to organizations like the Dallas Museum of Art, the Dallas Zoo, the Museum of African American Life and Culture, the Southern Methodist University and the UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Fortunately for us, Nancy has chosen San Francisco as her second home; and her kindness is also touching our community.
Already, she has generously funded two much-needed educational facilities in our city: the Herb Caen Center at the San Francisco Main Library and California Pacific's J. David Enright IV Medical Education Conference Room.
Compassion for those in need of medical care
But Nancy has a particularly soft spot for those who are in need of medical care. While undergoing an MRI examination, Nancy was surprised to find the MRI machine located in a claustrophobic mobile trailer parked in the California Campus parking lot. Well, this just wasn't good enough for Nancy. She decided that MRI patients should have better quality, comfort and convenience.
She immediately awarded a $2.2 million challenge grant toward the total cost of $4.8 million for a new California Campus MRI Suite. The Foundation was to raise the balance by December 31, 2001. But, thanks to Nancy's wonderful impatience to take care of business, the campaign was completed a year early. You see, Nancy later contributed another $1 million to help meet her own challenge!
Thank you so much for caring, Nancy, you are a legend in philanthropy. Your generosity and kindness will touch many here at California Pacific for years to come.
Because life is precious, we encourage giving to life and a lifetime of giving.