HOPE at Davis is a proud member organization of the Sheila Kar health foundation; and a majority of its funding comes through sponsorship from the foundation. Dr. Kar is an integral part of the H.O.P.E. team, encouraging them at their foundation and providing support through fundraising efforts. She acts as a guide and role model to many of the members. Additionally, she is an advocate of giving back to the community and dreams to empower people by providing them with health education and the means by which to better their own lives.