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Beth Hassett, Chief Executive Officer, WEAVE

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – California Capital Chapter. We are deeply honored...

[ Update: Aug 14, 2019 - the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published the public charge rule which goes into effect Oct 15, 2019. ] Recently, I came home to find that my husband had purchased...

This article originally appeared on Blue Shield of California's "News Center": October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Blue Shield of California Foundation, a separate...

Connections. Connections. Connections. Putting a new spin on the real estate mantra about the importance of location--the Foundation’s future success and the impetus behind the Senior Fellowship...

A bright yellow legal pad and black felt-tip pen set me off on my journey as an advocate. I was twelve years old and completely appalled by the planned installation of speed bumps on my street in...

Earlier this summer, I attended a discussion on how philanthropy could respond to the #MeToo movement — in this field, we’re all trying to make a difference for our communities, so why not start with...

Reimagine Lab

If you spent any time at the Foundation’s office — or read some of our emails — over the past eight months or so, you would have undoubtedly heard a lot about Reimagine Lab . I first heard about the...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Each year at the Foundation, we take the opportunity to highlight a particular aspect of our work to end domestic violence — including the voices and...

Exploring the Value of Prevention

From Foundation Senior Program Officer Rachel Wick: One of my new year’s resolutions was to work on my personal finances. Like many Americans, I’m better at spending money than I am at saving it –...