volunteer

18 Jul 2017

Punks With Lunch Keep Serving It Up In Oakland

In an increasingly cold and bullshit world, it’s really wonderful to see people taking care of the folks in their city who are in deep need. Back in 2016, we introduced you to a group who personifies this perfectly — Oakland’s Punks With Lunch. This group of punks provide lunches and supplies

Kit Friday -Mild in the Streets 0
15 Apr 2012

One Brick Social at Tupelo

If you have not heard of One Brick, it is a not for profit volunteer group that provides support and labor for other local not for profits. On Tuesday night One Brick will be hosting a social at Tupelo in an effort to gain speed with their fundraising efforts. The

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13 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Guide to Being Alone on Christmas

 Spending Christmas alone is nothing to be ashamed of. Flights are expensive, maybe you don’t have the money to fly to see your family. Maybe you hate your family. Perhaps you are Jewish. Don’t let other people feel sorry for you- Christmas by yourself is awesome. If you find yourself

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
29 Sep 2011

Broke-Ass Guide to Volunteering, Part Two

Previously, I talked about using self-reflection to decide on what cause to volunteer for. You’ve scoured the internet, asked around, and you think you’ve found what you want to do. Even though you are volunteering, you should make sure the organization is right for you. If you are somewhere that

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
28 Jul 2011

Volunteer for FREE Outside Lands Tickets!

Don’t happen to have an extra $200 to splurge on the three-day music festival, Outside Lands, next month in Golden Gate Park? Well, me neither. For those of you itching to see Phish, MGMT, Arcade Fire, Muse and the Black Keys (to name a few) – there is still hope

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
14 Mar 2010

How To Make New Friends

So you want some new friends.  Maybe you don’t have any yet because you just moved to the city.  Maybe you recently broke up with your girlfriend, who turned everyone you know against you (whore).  Or maybe you’re just kind of sick of the friends you’ve already got.  I mean,

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
05 Jan 2010

San Francisco's Alemany Farm

Living in a city can sometimes get a little claustrophobic, and when that happens the best thing to do is go to the country and get your hands dirty (and I mean in some real soil, not Muni bus stop grime).  Since “going to the country” is easier said than

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0