The 2014 Excellence in Social and Community Investment Awards: L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. ConsultingType of Work: Pro BonoClient: Zen Hospice Project

Tip Kim The Zen Hospice Project (ZHP) is a Buddhist-centered home for contemplative end-of-life care providing related services to the San Francisco community. It had its roots in assisting indigent patients afflicted with AIDS in San Francisco during the 1980s, and has subsequently expanded its reach to assist patients from all walks of life in dealing with the journey related to dying.

“They were at a crossroads,” says Tip Kim, Managing Director and Partner as well as the head of L.E.K. Consulting’s San Francisco office. “They had made a profound impact on relatively small number of people, and they were going through a generational change and were trying to figure out what impact they wanted to have in the evolving conversation of end-of-life care.”

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