Philanthropy

Bernie and Mike are active members of the San Francisco community at large. Enjoying the many gifts life in San Francisco offers, they also believe strongly in giving back.

Mike currently sits on two non profit boards serving the gay and lesbian communities. In addition Mike actively and financially supports Rocket Dog, a rescue organization for dogs facing euthanasia, and created the gay youth mentoring program, One Step Ahead.

Mike is a seven time participant in the California AIDS Lifecycle, a 550 mile ride from SF to LA raising funds and awareness to those living with HIV/AIDS.

Bernie actively supports many San Francisco organizations and has contributed his services gratis in their real estate transactions.

Bernie and Mike are top donors to the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and were recently awarded with distinction for their fundraising.

Bernie and Mike contribute to and participate in many additional organizations including:

  • Glide Memorial Church
  • Chabad of Noe Valley
  • GLAAD
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • San Francisco Performances
  • Academy of Friends
  • AIDS Memorial Grove
  • GGR West
  • San Francisco SPCA
  • American SPCA
  • Pets Unlimited
  • Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS)
  • SF Child Abuse Prevention Center
  • SF MOMA
  • DeYoung Museum
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Jewish Family and Childrens Services
  • Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco
  • San Francisco Jewish Home for the Aged
  • Wildwood Conservation
  • American Cancer Society
  • Under One Roof
  • The Point Foundation
  • The Jimmy Fund
  • University of California AHP
  • Home Away From Homelessness