39th Annual Family House Gala: Rock The House

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Saturday, November 14, 2020 
6:30pm PST virtual cocktail reception
7:00pm PST virtual event featuring a live acoustic performance by Train and live auction with host Liam Mayclem

Tickets are sold out, but you can still bid on auction items or donate

Join us for a safe, virtual, and FUN event!

Now in its 39th year, Family House invites you to ROCK THE HOUSE from the comfort of your own home at our annual fundraising gala! Join us for live music featuring Pat Monahan and Train, a live auction, and fun surprises with dynamic host Liam Mayclem. Funds raised at Rock The House will provide much needed housing, meals, and transportation for families of children being treated for life-threatening illness at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, which is especially needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions? Check out our event FAQ.

View the Live Auction Items

Our Honoree: Pat Monahan and Train

Pat Monahan and Train have been longtime, true friends of Family House San Francisco. A singer, songwriter, actor, and award-winning musician with platinum records and a heart of gold, Pat has been supporting Family House for years, punctuated by visits with families staying at Family House. Kids young and old love to hang out in the Train music room at Family House.

Picture of Drops of Juniper cocktail in a low martini glass

Get your Cocktail or Mocktail Ready!

Get the recipe for the official Rock The House beverage, Drops of Juniper, that you can easily make at home and a video tutorial from mixologist Meg Abraham, creative beverage director of two of our favorite restaurants, Mourad and Aziza.

Get the Cocktail/Mocktail Recipe

Thank You to Our Sponsors

As of November 10, 2020

Platinum Sponsors
Linda and Tom Coates
The Ron Conway Family
Nancy and Stephen Grand
Resonance Foundation for Children’s Health & Sheri Sobrato Brisson

Diamond Sponsors
Linda and Steve Goldfarb
Erica and Jeff Lawson
Yvonne and Angelo Sangiacomo Family

Gold Sponsors
The Kalmanovitz Charitable Foundation
Collette O’Riordan and John Kugler
Gerry and James Sangiacomo

Silver Sponsors
Bay City Mechanical
Condon-Johnson & Associates
Jonathan Hirsh
House Co.
Four Rings Montana Family Foundation
Susan and Jay Mall
Nibbi Brothers General Contractors
Okta, Inc.
Drake and Dash Robinson
Randi and Max Saffian
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
UCSF Health
Kevin Williams and Chris Smith
Zoom Video Communications

Bronze Sponsors
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
Anderson Commercial Flooring
Architectural Glass & Aluminum Co.
Broadway Mechanical-Contractors, Inc.
Country Builders Construction, Inc.
Egan Plumbing Inc.
Bunny and Steven Fayne
Highline Sciences
Shaina Kerrigan and Mark Jones
Kevin and Diane Keenley
Diana Montgomery and Preston Raisin
Karen and Sergio Nibbi
Larry Nibbi
Meg and Bob Nibbi
Northern Trust
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Barbara and Richard Rosenberg
Jeannie and Sandro Sangiacomo
Jen and Drew Stroud
Jill and Thatcher Thompson
Yvette Tom and Adriel Lares
Kathleen and Dan Toney
TPG Global, LLC
UCSF Department of Pediatrics
UCSF Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & BMT
UCSF Division of Pediatric Critical Care
UCSF Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
UCSF Division of Pediatric Surgery
Wender Weis Foundation for Children

Event Chair: Kim Scurr, VP Operations at UCSF Health

Event Committee: John Beaven, Julie Coyle, Sara Franti, Lauren Haswell, Susie Heller, Lorcan Kearney, Shaina Kerrigan, John Kugler, Marshall Lamm, Kristin Medwick, Kim Murphy, Kelley O’Brien, Laurence Pelosi, Drake Robinson, Randi Saffian, Gerry Sangiacomo, Jeff Smith, Tara Voorhis

Your Support Matters

Founded in 1981, Family House is a 501(c) (3) non-profit pediatric guest house for families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. More than just housing – it’s a home away from home, providing a supportive community and caring environment for the entire family while their child is undergoing treatment – all free from financial concerns. Thanks to the generous philanthropic support of individuals, corporations and foundations, Family House provides all services for families 100% free of cost.

For additional event and sponsorship information, contact Anoushka Donnelley at adonnelley@familyhouseinc.org.

For media inquiries, please view the event press release, or contact Marshall Lamm at mlamm@familyhouseinc.org.