Category Archives: Supporters of Larkin Street

  1. In Memory of Mayor Edwin M. Lee

    We were shocked and saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of San Francisco’s Mayor, Edwin M. Lee. A dedicated public servant, he embodied the values of San Francisco throughout his more than 30 years of service. For those of us at Larkin Street, his leadership on issues of homelessness and its impact on individuals,…

  2. Relay Run Raises Epic Funds for Larkin Street

    Thanks to teams from PwC and ClearSlide, runners in the Ragnar Relay contributed more than $20,000 to Larkin Street! Members of the team raise funds directly from friends and family, as well as through a match from PwC, and their combined donations were extremely impressive! We’re so proud of these individuals, not only for getting…

  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. 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…

  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. Giants Step Up Night

    Congrats to our community partners for “stepping up”! Thank you to the San Francisco Giants for inviting Larkin Street Youth Services to be one of the beneficiaries of their Step Up to the Plate Night! Larkin Street staff Morgan Beazley and student Michal were treated to an on the field visit last night for the…

  7. Thank You for Supporting Team Larkin Street!

    Team Larkin Street successfully rappelled 230 feet and raised nearly $28,000! Thank you to those that donated and came out to cheer the team on! If you missed your chance, you can still donate here. Be sure to check out the photo gallery below! Team Larkin Street took a leap of faith in honor of the youth…

  8. Team Larkin Street Prepares to Rappel Off the Hyatt

    Sherilyn Adams, Executive Director, is building her team and raising funds to rappel for Larkin Street in the City Skyline Challenge.  Support them as they take a leap of faith in honor of the youth we serve and the leaps and bounds they take every day.  On March 18th, 2016 Team Larkin Street will be joined by other…

  9. Congresswoman Pelosi Hears Concerns of Homeless Youth

    Larkin Street youth had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share their concerns as homeless young people with Congresswoman Nancy Pelsoi during a roundtable discussion held at the organization’s main service hub. Top of mind was San Francisco’s affordability crisis, however a variety of issues facing youth without stable housing arose, including the need for increasing awareness of…

  10. #GiveWithLily Helps Larkin Street’s Youth

    Larkin Street is pleased to count as one of our generous donors a girl who is only 9 years old, and is full of consideration and smarts, all to help those less fortunate than herself. Lily is raising funds to purchase gifts for foster and homeless youth this holiday season with a campaign called #GiveWithLily. Today Lily and her Dad,…