Sierra Pate’s Story

June 13, 2011

Sierra Pate was 15 years old in 2008 when her doctor in Redding told her she was fine, but she knew differently. Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lyphoma, sierra was flown to... View Article

The Little Fighter Who Inspired Us All

June 13, 2011

When three-year-old TJ Garcia of Bakersfield started stumbling and losing his balance, his parents, Theo and Desiree, initially chalked it up to clumsiness. But then TJ started vomiting, and he... View Article

Monthly Yoga

June 10, 2011

Once a month Family House has a Volunteer Yoga Instructor, Raissa Bump, come in to teach a class for the families and staff here. Yesterday I had the opportunity to join... View Article

Best of the Bay

June 7, 2011

2011 marks the 11th anniversary of San Francisco magazine’s Best of the Bay Area party—the City’s biggest bash of the year. Known for its premier food and drink, chic crowd,... View Article


June 4, 2011

Family House runs two facilities, Koret Family House, that are in close proximity to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Since the average length of treatment for seriously ill children is 6... View Article

What We Do..

June 4, 2011

Founded in 1981, Family House is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization providing temporary housing to families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at the University of California San Francisco Benioff... View Article