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We are looking ahead to the future, ever dedicated to finding ways the Fund can make a unique contribution to this very special place in which we live.

Evelyn D. Haas

$625 million in grants,
67 years of change­making

Explore our digital timeline to learn more about the Fund’s work and to find out about the heroic accomplishments of the leaders and organizations we have the privilege of supporting.

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2020

March
2020

Remembering Our Most Vulnerable Neighbors

Woman on staircase with two children Photo by Carlos Avila Gonzalez

The Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund expedites the release of nearly $2 million to help lower-income individuals and families facing severe economic challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Haas, Jr. Fund Vice President of Programs Robert Joseph writes that Season of Sharing is “uniquely positioned to provide direct support during this crisis,” based on decades of meaningful partnerships with Bay Area social service agencies and food banks.

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2016

2016

30 years of sharing

30 Years Season of Sharing

The Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund kicks off its 30th anniversary fundraising campaign. Created in 1986 by the San Francisco Chronicle with leadership from Haas, Jr. Fund co-founder Walter Haas, Jr. and former President Ira Hirschfield, Season of Sharing has raised more than $113 million to help Bay Area individuals and families in need.  

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1986