As a co-founder, Karen Tso was affectionately known as one of the “fairy godmothers” of HOPE Clinic, enchanting the lives of those she touched with her unwavering support and compassion. Karen’s journey with HOPE Clinic began in 2002 when she took the role of the first Clinic Administrator, selflessly devoting her time and energy to ensure its success and growth.
Karen’s steadfast commitment, gracious mentorship, and tireless efforts have impacted the lives of innumerable individuals, shaping our community for the better. Her contributions have left an everlasting impression on countless individuals, making her an integral part of the fabric that weaves our memories of HOPE Clinic.
May we carry forward Karen’s spirit of love, compassion, and transformative impact as we continue the work she began. Let us be inspired by her example and strive to make a difference in our own communities, just as Karen did.
We offer two meaningful ways for you to contribute and honor the life and remarkable accomplishments of our dear friend and co-founder:
Commemorative Brick for the Karen Tso Memorial Garden
By purchasing a commemorative brick for the Karen Tso Memorial Garden at the T.T. and W.F. Chao Foundation HOPE Health and Wellness Center, you can leave a lasting tribute. This personalized brick will be engraved with your chosen dedication and placed in the memorial garden, creating a tangible reminder of the impact Karen had on our lives and the community. Your brick will become a part of a beautiful space that symbolizes hope, healing, and remembrance.
Alternatively, you have the option to make a general donation to the cause. Your kind contribution will directly support the efforts of HOPE Clinic, bringing vital healthcare services to those in need. Your donation will help enhance access to healthcare and extend the reach of medical assistance to underserved individuals and communities.
Whether you choose to purchase a commemorative brick or make a general donation, your support will play a pivotal role in bringing healthcare and hope to those who require it most. We are grateful for your consideration and generosity in honoring Karen’s memory and continuing her legacy of making a positive impact in the lives of others.
HOPE Clinic is a tax-exempt non-profit organization where donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), HOPE receives HHS funding and Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
HOPE Clinic is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).