News and Updates

SARA SCHOTTENSTEIN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES LAUNCH, WORKS TO END GASTRIC CANCER

The Sara Schottenstein Foundation, a science-focused organization dedicated to ending gastric cancer, today announced its launch and new website. Founded by Jeff Schottenstein, a senior managing director at First Republic Bank in San Francisco, the Sara Schottenstein Foundation supports innovative gastric cancer research, raises awareness, and champions patients and their caregivers.

Tiburon man’s annual Swim for Sara raises money in memory of his late wife

At 9:30 a.m. Nov. 7, Tiburon’s Jeff Schottenstein jumped into the bay from a boat near Alcatraz Island. He describes conditions that day as kind, but that’s relative because the San Francisco Bay can be very mean. Skies were blue and currents calm as Schottenstein, 51, swam in 58-degree water toward San Francisco.

STAND UP TO CANCER ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL TEAM ON EARLY DETECTION OF GASTRIC CANCER, WORLD’S 3RD LEADING CAUSE OF CANCER DEATH

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced today that an international team of experts will take a new approach to fighting the world’s third-leading cause of cancer death — stomach (or gastric) cancer.

Donor gift in memory of his wife leads to innovative cancer clinical trial

When JEFF SCHOTTENSTEIN’s wife, Sara, was diagnosed with gastric cancer in 2014, he immediately jumped into action and left no stone unturned in researching potential solutions to address her rare type of cancer.

Local Father and Businessman Takes to Waters of San Francisco Bay to Raise Awareness of Gastric Cancer

At approximately 9:30am on Saturday, November 7th, Tiburon resident Jeff Schottenstein will once again dive into the frigid waters off of Alcatraz Island for his annual swim of the 1.4 mile course to San Francisco in memory of his late wife, Sara Schottenstein, to raise funds to support Stand Up To Cancer®

Jeff Schottenstein’s Swim for Sara

Jeff Schottenstein, founder of the Sara Schottenstein Foundation, will swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco on November 7, 2020, to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer. The Sara Schottenstein Foundation will match all donations up to $100,000 through 11/30/2020.

Stand Up To Cancer announces gastric cancer interception research team

International team, focused on for early detection of world’s 3rd leading cause of cancer death, supported by the Cless Family Foundation and Sara & Jeff Schottenstein Family Charitable Fund