Our Story

Our founder, Shirley Nelson was inspired by the tremendously skilled physicians at the UCSF Helen Diller Cancer Research Center, who helped her win her courageous battle with cancer.

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Cancer Research

We endeavor to establish a thriving community, free of cancer and the burden of disease through research, innovation, education and hope for those who have been or will be affected by cancer.

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Education

The College Scholarship program provides Oakland high school students the financial support they need to continue their education. Each year five funds provide 11 scholarships to selected students.

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Upcoming Events


Red & White Ball

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Diablo Country Club

Join us for a formal evening kicking off the Holidays mingling with friends, celebrities and TV personalities.

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Golf Tournament

Monday, July 20, 2015
Diablo Country Club

Our Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational is a day-long golf extravaganza featuring several local celebrities and sports stars.

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Our Mission

Summit Bank Foundation prides itself in creating avenues for research, innovation, education and hope for the doctors, patients and the community who have been or will be affected by cancer. We endeavor to establish a thriving community, free of cancer and the burden of disease.