Category Archives: Supporters of Larkin Street

#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, … Continue reading #GiveWithLily Helps Larkin Street’s Youth

Volunteer & Staff Shout Out – November 2015

Volunteer: At the 6th Annual Larkin Street Golf Tournament on October 5th, we acknowledged volunteer Greg Kieber for his service at Larkin Street. Why at the Golf Tournament? Because the 2011 golf tournament was Greg’s very first gig as a Larkin Street volunteer. Four years later, he has made an incredible impact at Larkin Street, … Continue reading Volunteer & Staff Shout Out – November 2015

Annual Friends of Larkin Street Gala

By Heather Ripley, Special Events Manager April 25, 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 … Continue reading Annual Friends of Larkin Street Gala

Annual Corporate Leadership Breakfast

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 … Continue reading Annual Corporate Leadership Breakfast

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 … Continue reading Learn iT! Spotlight in Focus

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 … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlights

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 … Continue reading Larkin Street in Market Street Prototyping Festival

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 … Continue reading Google.org Makes Transformational Gift to Larkin Street