Haas Sr. Blog

The Road to Equity

I am here — both in the Bay Area and at the Fund — in no small part because of the importance of equity.

In Memory of Mayor Ed Lee

Ed Lee was a true believer in public service, in solving problems. Nobody knew more about the inner workings of this city and no one cared more about the health of the city than Ed.

No Hate SF: Voices & Funds Raised Against Extremism

An extremist rally is scheduled to take place on Crissy Field this Saturday, August 26. In response, a new fund, No Hate SF, aims to counter extremist rhetoric with raised voices and raised funds.

Photo by Bob Mical, some rights reserved

Following Charlottesville

The Fund is proud to support organizations that uphold the values of acceptance and inclusion and to help galvanize resistance to hate and bigotry. These voices are needed now more than ever.

On the Passing of Board of Trustees President William S. Goldman

It is with great sorrow that the Walter & Elise Haas Fund mourns the loss of its board president, William S. ‘Bill’ Goldman. Bill, the great-grandson of Walter and Elise Haas, died in a plane crash on Thursday, July 13th. Out of deep respect for him and all the members of the Goldman and Haas

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