All posts by Veronica Pastore

Join us! Corporate Leadership Breakfast, Thurs., April 6

“Technology, Innovation, and Ending Homelessness” benefiting Larkin Street Youth Services Thursday, April 6, 2017 The City Club: 155 Sansome St., 11th Floor 7:30 to 8:00 a.m. – Coffee and Networking 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. – Buffet Breakfast and Program A panel discussion featuring: Jeff Kositsky  Director, San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing Jay … Continue reading Join us! Corporate Leadership Breakfast, Thurs., April 6

“Symphony Pride” April 4 to benefit Larkin Street!

When our friends at the San Francisco Symphony canceled their upcoming shows in North Carolina to protest the state’s HB2 laws, they decided to put on a show to benefit LGBTQ organizations nationwide instead. And Larkin Street is one of the beneficiaries! Join Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony for Symphony Pride, … Continue reading “Symphony Pride” April 4 to benefit Larkin Street!

Photos from our Paving the Way gala – March 3, 2017

Thank you, Paving the Way 2017!!! This year was even better than we could have imagined – after verifying our calculations, we are proud to share that we raised nearly one million dollars to end youth homelessness! Thank you so much to everyone who made this incredible night possible: our generous sponsors, donors, and attendees, plus … Continue reading Photos from our Paving the Way gala – March 3, 2017

Photos from Tech in the City: The Present (and Future!) of Health Tech – Feb 9, 2017

The first Tech in the City of 2017 was terrific! Raising funds for Larkin Street, the evening’s panel featured rock stars of the health-tech field including: Liz Rockett (Director, Kaiser Permanente Ventures), Alejandro Foung (Founder/CEO, Lantern), Tyrone Anderson (Head of Client Success, Collective Health) and Dr. Scott Hammond (UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation: Exec. Dir of CDHI/GE and CDHI/Intel machine learning … Continue reading Photos from Tech in the City: The Present (and Future!) of Health Tech – Feb 9, 2017

Larkin Street’s 2016 Annual Report

We’re proud to share our 2016 Annual Report, detailing our expenses, revenue and programs for the past fiscal year: Here, we’re including the full text of the letter from our Executive Director, Sherilyn Adams, and Board Chair, Laura Powell, with their update on the past year, and what’s ahead: Dear friends, Thank you for caring … Continue reading Larkin Street’s 2016 Annual Report

Announcing our honoree for the 2017 Paving the Way Gala

We’re very excited and proud to announce our honoree for the 15th annual Paving the Way Gala: Jeremy Affeldt, three-time World Series champion and former pitcher with the San Francisco Giants, advocate for Larkin Street, author, and founder of Generation Alive. “I care about the cause of homeless youth because I know these kids aren’t hopeless throwaways,” says … Continue reading Announcing our honoree for the 2017 Paving the Way Gala

HUD awards SF $2.9 million grant to end youth homelessness

We are thrilled to share the news that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded San Francisco $2.9 million through the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project. San Francisco is one of just ten cities selected nationwide! Many folks on the team here at Larkin Street, as well young people in our services, participated in … Continue reading HUD awards SF $2.9 million grant to end youth homelessness

Twitter makes $50,000 gift to Larkin Street Academy

To us, Twitter is more than an amazingly powerful communications platform – they’re also an amazing partner! Since 2012, when the company first engaged with us by donating two dozen MacBook Pro notebooks, Twitter has supported our programs through donations, volunteering and providing services and space. Today, we’re celebrating another generous gift from Twitter: a $50,000 grant for … Continue reading Twitter makes $50,000 gift to Larkin Street Academy