charity

30 Sep 2022

The Crucible: Oakland’s Inspiring Art School

Anchored in West Oakland, The Crucible is a nonprofit industrial arts school that is known to specialize in welding, glass blowing, woodworking, and blacksmithing classes. First established in Berkeley in 1999, The Crucible moved to its current location 4 years later to Oakland in 2003, nearly 20 years ago. Within

Katy Atchison 0
09 Feb 2022

Meet the Girl Scout Troop that Empowers Homeless Girls

If you’re hankering for a cookie fix, look no further than Troop 6000’s Girl Scout cookies.  Troop 6000 is a Girl Scout program designed to serve houseless girls in the New York City Shelter System. The troop meets weekly in shelters across the city, led by community volunteers and women

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
15 Sep 2022

Come to My HUGE 20th Anniversary Party!

This is my 20th year in San Francisco! And to celebrate this milestone, I’m throwing a HUGE party that’s two decades in the making. This party will be full of performances from some of the Bay Area’s brightest local acts. Expect everything from burlesque to live music and from comedy

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 Dec 2021

Immeasurable Influence: Bill Gates Pumps $319 Million into Media Outlets

What do you associate with Bill Gates?  He’s the founder of Microsoft and one of the richest men alive. Nevertheless, you may think of him as a philanthropist. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s largest private charitable entity, after all.  When you think of Bill Gates, do

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
24 Jun 2020

I Volunteered with the SF-Marin Food Bank and it was Fantastic!

I spent last Wednesday delivering food for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. There are thousands of San Franciscans who can’t leave their homes due to COVID, so the food bank is now delivering tens of thousands of bags full of groceries to those in need.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
06 Jan 2020

Friends Distribute 50 Care Packages to Homeless People Over the Holidays

On December 29th, 2019, Levi Beckett initiated Project You Matter, a GoFundMe project to spread some kindness and holiday cheer in the Bay Area.

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28 May 2019

MacKenzie Bezos to Give at Least Half Her $36 Billion, to Charity

When you divorce Jeff Bezos, it can create some predicaments.  You might ask yourself questions like ‘what do I tell the press my husband owns?’ or ‘will this news hurt the stock of the fastest growing company in history, that my husband owns’, or, ‘what do I do with my

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
25 Sep 2018

We wanna send you to this year’s TNDC Pool Toss!

Win a chance to dunk local dignitaries into the pool at the Phoenix Hotel! In fact, everybody into the pool! That’s a welcome invitation for some of San Francisco’s leading luminaries, who’ll dunk for dollars at the 26th Annual Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) Pool Toss. The ever popular pool-party-with-a-purpose

illyannam 0
18 Sep 2018

now you can donate to awesome charities via text

There are a lot of ways you can be charitable. How many times has the cashier at some random store asked if you wanted to add a dollar onto your sale to fight cancer? Our Facebook feeds are filled with GoFundMe’s and friends setting up charity donations in lieu of

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0