• Communications,  Covid-19,  Healthcare Fundraising

    Bill Littlejohn, Sharp HealthCare Foundation response to C19, part 3

    Thank you to Bill Littlejohn for providing the communications package from Sharp HealthCare Foundation. Sharp Philanthropy UpdateDate: April 17, 2020To: SHF Board of DirectorsSharp Philanthropy TeamFrom:Bill Littlejohn, SVP and CEOSubject: Sharp Philanthropy Update Today’s update is mostly a virtual tour and links to Sharp’s leadership in the fight against COVID-19. We’ll begin with the front page story from both the LA Times and San Diego Union Tribune of the incredible images from Sharp Memorial and Sharp Chula Vista.  Be sure to check them out – searing and powerful and a reminder of the power of philanthropy to provide for our caregivers and the patients we serve. We are exceedingly pleased…

  • Covid-19,  Healthcare Fundraising,  International

    Bill Littlejohn, Sharp HealthCare Foundation response to C19, part 2

    As we begin week four of quarantine/stay-at-home and prepare for the surge in San Diego; a Part II from my earlier post on our system’s response to COVID-19.  As for many of us and our communities, it is all C19 all the time.  It is important that in that focus, we also expand our giving opportunities and strive to maintain productive in a very disrupted work environment.  I encourage others to share your experiences as this will also be a learning experience for our programs and profession. Maintain productive work environment We’ve continued our combination of work at home as well as the office.  Beginning this week, all employees will…

  • Covid-19,  Healthcare Fundraising,  International

    Bill Littlejohn, Sharp HealthCare Foundation response to C19, part 1

    A HUGE thank you to Bill Littlejohn, CEO and Senior VP, Sharp HealthCare Foundation, San Diego, California, USA, for sharing what he posted on the AHP Huddle including the Update from the Foundations document – very powerful and educational! I love the clarity and transparency everything is being communicated with — it sure sets the bar high. This is fundraising excellence in practice. Wish other organizations would do this. I’m certain their donors appreciate this open communication immensely. So much to be learned from both pieces…. and from Bill (check out his insights here). I am so impressed with his openness to sharing his knowledge with colleagues. From Bill: Many…