Category Archives: Stories from our Events

  1. Photos from the Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards – May 24, 2017

    Our 12th annual CFO of the Year Awards was wonderful! More than 500 guests helped us recognize the Winners and Finalists for the 2017 CFO of the Year, including 2017 Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Robin L. Washington, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Gilead Sciences, Inc. Robin delivered an exceptionally moving acceptance…

  2. #40toNoneDay #Unselfie Photo Booth

    Approximately 40% of youth experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), yet LGBT young people make up less than 7% of the general youth population. While identity-based family rejection is the most commonly cited reason, there are many factors that contribute to LGBT youth homelessness. The True Colors Fund is working to reduce…

  3. Friends of Larkin Street Volunteer Gardening Project

    After 90 hours of hard work with 18 volunteers, our Haight Street housing program has a beautiful new garden!  Friends of Larkin Street, our next-gen group of supporters, organized their first volunteer gardening event on Sat., April 1, and we’re so impressed with the result. Young people living at this facility can now enjoy and…

  4. Photos from our Corporate Leadership Breakfast – April 6, 2017

      What do homelessness, technology and innovation have in common? As we learned at Larkin Street’s annual Corporate Leadership Breakfast on Thurs., April 6, the City of San Francisco is heavily invested in working with all three. More than 100 guests from various fields joined us for a panel discussion over breakfast on “Technology, Innovation, and…

  5. Announcing the Finalists for the 2017 CFO of the Year Awards

    We are proud to announce the 2017 Bay Area CFO of the Year finalists across six categories. All award Finalists will be recognized and Winners announced at the awards dinner and ceremony on Wednesday, May 24 to be held at Hyatt Regency. Chosen by an independent selection panel from nominations collected by the nominating committee, the…

  6. SOLD OUT “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,…

  7. 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 more than 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,…

  8. Enjoy an open bar at Uncorked with Friends to benefit Larkin Street!

    Join us on April 27th for our 2nd Annual Uncorked with Friends of Larkin Street. Eat. Drink. Be Charitable. Raise a glass and enjoy an open bar along with an evening of games and great conversation at Tank18 while helping at risk and homeless youth in San Francisco. Spend the night mingling with new and…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…