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Shanti Project

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(415) 625-5220
Chief Development Officer: Charlie Meade


Shanti exists to enhance the health, quality of life and well-being of people with terminal, life-threatening or disabling illnesses or conditions. Through a continuum of services, including in-home and onsite patient and care navigation, emotional and practical support and preserving the human-animal bond, Shanti strives to achieve the highest medical and quality of life outcomes for San Francisco’s most vulnerable.

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When I think of compassionate care in San Francisco, I think of Shanti. I am truly honored to support Shanti and PAWS in all of their critical work to support our fellow San Franciscans dealing with isolation, illness, and poverty. Few other nonprofits in our city capture the spirit of community as Shanti does, and I hope you will join me in partnering with them to improve the lives of our neighbors in need.
Dede Wilsey
San Francisco Philanthropist and Community Leader

These Four-Legged Friends Need Your Unconditional Support

Shanti hopes to raise $2.5 million this fiscal year for its free programs that support people who are financially struggling while living with illness and disability, including cancer and HIV. With additional funding, Shanti aims to enroll at least 100 more clients from the PAWS waitlist.

Key Supporters

Barbara Bass Bakar
Crankstart Foundation
Dr. Charles A. Garfield and Cindy Spring
Stanlee Gatti
Gilead Sciences
Marcia and John Goldman
Graham Family Foundation
Margaret Hearst and William Hearst III
The Honorable James C. Hormel
and Michael P. Nguyen
Tom Horn and The Bob Ross Foundation
Susan Janin
Micki Klearman
Metta Fund
Carl and Yurie Pascarella
Janet and Clinton Reilly
Emily Scott
John Sell
Amy Tan and Louis DeMattei
To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation
Dede Wilsey