Category Archives: Stories from our Events

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Photos from our annual Winter Festival – Dec 30, 2016

    Our annual Winter Festival is one of our favorite events of the year, and this was no exception. More than 100 young people joined us for a sit-down dinner celebrating the winter holidays, followed by dessert, activities and gifts! We had a cookie-decorating station, music, and special guests Very Fairy Hair offering “fairy hair” makeovers including…

  4. Holiday events at Larkin Street: you’re invited!

    All are welcome to join us on Fri., Dec. 30 for our annual Winter Festival at Larkin Street headquarters! Young people experiencing or at-risk of homelessness, this event is for you: breakfast and lunch will be served, followed by gifts, crafts, live music and more! Larkin Street supporters: you’re welcome too! Join us as a…

  5. Photos from Friends of Larkin Street 7th Annual Holiday Ice Skating Party – Dec 8, 2016

    We had a blast skating, sipping and snapping, all while raising funds for Larkin Street’s housing programs! The Friends of Larkin Street 7th Annual Holiday Ice Skating Party on Dec. 8, 2016, got us all in the holiday spirit with hot toddies, tasty treats, and of course ice skating! The chilly weather just made it that much more…

  6. Photos from the 7th Annual Larkin Street Golf Tournament, October 24, 2016

    We’re calling it “Lucky Number Seven” because our 7th Annual Golf Tournament was just so amazing! Despite foreboding weather, more than 100 supporters came out to Lake Merced Golf Club for a day of games and good vibes to raise funds for Larkin Street Youth Services. After an afternoon on the course, we moseyed into…

  7. Friends of Larkin Street 7th Annual Ice Skating Party

    Join the Friends of Larkin Street for our 7th Annual Holiday Ice Skating Party on Thursday, December 8th from 6:30pm – 9:30pm @ Justin Herman Plaza (right on the Embarcadero!) We’ll have snacks, holiday games, and skate rentals ready to go so you can join us on the ice rink! Beer will be provided, but if…

  8. An Amazing Evening with Larkin Street Performers and Artists

    Another stellar evening was put on by Larkin Street artists and performers at the 2016 Performing Arts Night.  More than half of the youth performed pieces they created themselves. Others adapted songs from telenovelas, Pokémon and soloed Beethoven. Congratulations to the performers; SPULU, Jesse, Jack, Sam, Brice, Angel and Nhi.  View the full album 2016…

  9. Congrats Graduates!

    Thanks everyone who came to Larkin Street Youth Services annual Education Graduation on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 134 Golden Gate Avenue. The theme this year was…..Adventure Awaits! Friends, family and colleagues came to celebrate youth who achieved their High School Diplomas, GEDs, Associate’s Degrees, Transfers to Universities, and Bachelor’s Degrees. Guest speaker Elizabeth Terry shared…

  10. Photos from Larkin Street’s Queer Youth Space @ PRIDE

    Here is just a sampling of photos from the June 25/26 weekend at San Francisco’s PRIDE celebration that took place where young people gathered in Larkin Street’s Queer Youth Space. Located in Civic Center Plaza, the Queer Youth Space is a safe environment for youth to chill out, get some snacks, as well as participate…