Building a Healthier Future for All

Thank you for considering a $25 donation to sponsor a test at a community site. We're dedicated to improving health and promoting equity by partnering with local organizations to remove healthcare barriers, and your support makes a significant difference.

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Donate today and join us in the fight for health equity!

We are investing in community-based healthcare initiatives to provide vital services to underserved communities, and we need your help to expand our reach. With your support, we can build stronger partnerships with local organizations to build a more equitable healthcare system.

Explore Our Impact

Breakthrough COVID research. Vital health care for locals. And now it risks closure

  • Unidos, a community-based healthcare organization in San Francisco, has remained open thanks to funding from a variety of sources, including the federal government, the San Francisco public health department, UCSF, and private donations. However,  federal funding is ending, and the group is currently scrambling to raise more private money.

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How Covid-19 turned Bay Area residents into community-health workers

  • The pandemic transformed dozens of Bay Area residents with little to no medical experience into full-fledged community health workers. They are coordinating vaccinations and supplies to improve health in Bay Area neighborhoods. And by working in communities long neglected by medicine, they are chipping away at historic health inequities in San Francisco and Alameda counties.

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BayPLS COVID-19 response

  • BayPLS emerged as a crucial first responder during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Bay Area, California, showcasing our commitment to community well-being.

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Community-Based Strategy Succeeds in Vaccinating Latinx San Franciscans

  • A community-based collaboration between UCSF scientists and San Francisco's Latino Task Force is successfully overcoming vaccine hesitancy in the Mission District, a predominantly Latinx neighborhood.

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Why BayPLS

1. Dedicated to serving the community

We are committed to serving the community and fighting for underserved communities. We believe that everyone deserves access to quality healthcare, regardless of their income, race, or ethnicity.

2. History of serving the community

We have a history of serving the community, dating back to the start of the pandemic. Since then, we have partnered with public health departments, local non-profits, and community-based organizations to provide a variety of essential services and support to underserved communities.

3. Community trust

Our partnerships with community-based organizations and nonprofits help us to foster trust among the communities we serve. When people trust us, they are more likely to share their needs and concerns with us, and they are more likely to be receptive to our services.

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Your donation has the power to change lives in your community. By contributing, you're providing essential support for those in need and strengthening the community's foundation.