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
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
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
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
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
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
#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 … Continue reading Thank You For Making #GivingTuesday A Success
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 … Continue reading Thank You For Supporting Larkin Street!