Haute Ambassadors

San Francisco

The Mission Bay Champions Gala Honors UCSF Medical Donors

The $1.5 billion UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay—a “Next Generation” hospital that took 10 years to become a reality—opened on Feb. 1st, just a few weeks after a star-studded Champions Gala was held at the center to thank and honor the “champion” donors. Led by philanthropists Marc and Lynne Benioff, Dede Wilsey and Ron Conway, these supporters, along with hundreds of other backers, donated over $550 million in private funds for this new, state-of-the-art hospital complex. Read More


Sarah Arison is Overwhelmed with Excitement for Art Basel Miami

ART BASEL MIAMI IS COMING UP AND IT IS MY ABSOLUTE favorite time of the year, despite the frequent desire to pull a pop star and check myself into the hospital for exhaustion afterwards. In an effort to maintain my sanity during this whirlwind, I try to narrow my focus to a few fantastic arts organizations who never disappoint at Basel, or the rest of the year. Read More