Updates on COVID-19 (including visitor restrictions and mask requirements), monkeypox and flu. See Communicable Disease Updates

Your browser is out-of-date!

Internet Explorer 11 has been retired by Microsoft as of June 15, 2022. To get the best experience on this website, we recommend using a modern browser, such as Safari, Chrome or Edge.

×

Social Media Campaign a 'Slam Dunk' For State-Of-The-Art Heart Care

Executives and local celebrities get dunked in celebration of reaching fundraising goal

Trevor Hoffman and Susan Taylor

Trevor Hoffman and Susan Taylor

Scripps month-long social media campaign “The Beat Goes On” came to a splashing and successful conclusion at noon on Monday, Feb.4 2013. That’s when employees and volunteers at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla teamed up with local residents to form a human heart around future Hall-of-Fame baseball player Trevor Hoffman. Hoffman then took aim at Scripps executives and local media celebrities to dunk them in a chilly dunk tank in celebration or reaching the fundraising goal.


More than 450 people donated online to raise $50,000 for state-of-the-art heart care at Scripps.


Scripps wants to especially thank XIMED Medical Group, Takeda California, SDG&E, Emerald Textiles, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy and philanthropist Darlene Shiley for their generous contributions to this event.

Watch Trevor Hoffman take aim for heart care