In a climate where words like ‘displacement’, ‘gentrification’, ‘homelessness’, and ‘addiction’ populate our daily conversations, Punks with Lunch is a bright light in the dark night of Oakland’s current housing epidemic. In its third year, Punks with Lunch continues to operate on the simple mission of providing Oakland’s homeless community
OneBrick.org is a really rad nonprofit that offers free, fun, social outings while trying out different ways to give back to the community. It’s a great way to earn some badly needed karma points without longterm commitments. One of the big things they’ve got coming up is the opportunity to volunteer
Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine
Guest post by Amy Lynch When someone makes the first step in getting out of a bad life situation, they don’t always have the resources or financial means necessary to get them to their next phase of life. That’s where Dress for Success comes in. The international organization aims to
As the Bay Area, and many other parts of America, slide into a Late Roman Empire school of excess, the rift between the haves and the have-not’s grows greater by the day. In a world where people sleep on the streets in front of multi-million-dollar homes, trying to find a
We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. The Local Legend series is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate these towns and give them the character that people from around the world have come to love. Meet history maker & local legend Kimberley Chambers.
San Francisco non-profit, BAYCAT (Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology), is asking for your help this holiday season. Although, they would be grateful for your donation, they’re asking for a far more affordable type of support.
Namaste! Curry Without Worry is without a doubt one of the greatest not for profits to which San Francisco is home. Their mission is simple – feed hungry people, for FREE. I can’t think of a principle more in line with broke ass philosophy. This (and every) Tuesday, September 20
It’s true, broke people aren’t exactly leading the pack in charitable work. Sure you can volunteer, but when it comes to giving back, our pockets are often empty. So when an event comes around that combines art, music, film, booze, and supports a good cause, you can count me in.