Category Archives: Supporters of Larkin Street

  1. Annual Friends of Larkin Street Gala – 2015

        Friends of Larkin Street held their annual gala at The Atrium, the beautiful event space at 888 Brannan Street, raising more than $68,000 for Larkin Street. Guests decked out in their best 80’s glam enjoyed delectable bites and beverages, a raffle, a mobile silent auction, and other activities. The entire party danced the night…

  2. Corporate Leadership Breakfast 2015

    By Heather Ripley, Special Events Manager February 12, 2015 This winter, Larkin Street and Title Sponsor PwC US, hosted the annual Corporate Leadership Breakfast at the San Francisco City Club. The networking breakfast was attended by members of San Francisco’s business community and welcomed guest speaker, Brian Chesky, CEO & Co-Founder of Airbnb. Mr. Chesky…

  3. Learn iT! Spotlight in Focus

    by Martha Mar, Director of Larkin Street Academy Through a pro bono partnership established with Learn iT! in May of 2014, Larkin Street has been fortunate to have our youth attend weekly computer skills classes at Learn iT! in the Financial District. Employment Training Program (ETP), Institute for Higher Learning (IHL) and Hospitality Learning Center participants have…

  4. Volunteer Spotlights

    By Jessie Backer, Volunteer & Community Relations Manager Salesforce Salesforce has been an amazing community partner to Larkin Street. Most recently, Salesforce employees helped to set up the new clothing closet at 134 Golden Gate. Salesforce also sponsors all Larkin Street Academy Employment Training Program (ETP) graduation meals, every six weeks, and sends in a team…

  5. Larkin Street in Market Street Prototyping Festival

    In partnership with the California College of the Arts, Larkin Street has an installation in the Market Street Prototyping Festival, located at 10th and Market, on the south side of the street. The Festival runs April 9-11, from 11 am – 10 pm each day. Check out our installation, and encourage your friends, family, and…

  6. Google.org Makes Transformational Gift to Larkin Street

    Today Google.org and the San Francisco Mayor’s Office announced a $500,000 grant to Larkin Street Youth Services. The Vice-Chair of our Board of Directors, Terry Kramer, says it best: “The timing couldn’t be better for Google’s transformational gift as we have recently expanded the range of services we provide to homeless youth, including expanded education…

  7. Thank You For Making #GivingTuesday A Success

    #GivingTuesday was a huge success because of you, thank you! Larkin Street Youth Services raised over $4,000 through on-line donations on #GivingTuesday. This is a fantastic start to our year-end appeal, which provides critical funding for Larkin Street’s continuum of services for homeless and at-risk youth, 12-24.We truly could not do this work without your…

  8. Thank You For Supporting Larkin Street!

    The many individuals, groups, and companies that donate and volunteer for Larkin Street Youth Services each year make our work possible. THANK YOU for believing in Larkin Street and in the thousands of homeless young people we serve. Larkin Street provides critical services to homeless and at-risk youth every year,  but only because of the support…

  9. Pottery Barn Brings New Life to Geary

    Thank you Pottery Barn for once again completing an amazing make-over of Larkin Street program space! Geary Blvd. is home to three Larkin Street programs: G House, Avenues to Independence (ATI), and the Learning Center. Thanks to Pottery Barn, all four floors of the building now look beautiful, and are great places for our young…

  10. Sherilyn Adams, Executive Director, Wins Leadership Award

    September 9, 2014, Larkin Street’s Executive Director, Sherilyn Adams, received The California Wellness Foundation’s leadership award. Congratulations to the other award winners: Raul Diaz of Path of Life Ministries; Mary Anne Foo of Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance, Inc; Nahla Kayali of Access California Services; Kathryn Edith Powell of Petaluma Health Center;…