Volunteering

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
14 Dec 2018

Best Places to Volunteer Over the Holidays in the Bay Area

One of the best ways to give back over the holidays is to volunteer in your area. There are many worthy places in the Bay Area to volunteer whether you want to connect with nature, work with kids or play with some very cute dogs. It’s important to remember that

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

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

BAS Editorial Team 5
18 Jul 2018

Anonymous Millionaire Gives Entire Fortune to SF Nonprofit

An extreme act of charity has hopes of remaking the San Francisco social services landscape. One businessperson has just donated their entire fortune — and all their possessions — to a philanthropic nonprofit dedicated to helping San Francisco’s neediest and homeless residents. The individual has to remain anonymous until various transactions

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
23 Nov 2016

Different Ways of Doing Thanksgiving This Year

When you listen to the average person discuss Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving week, it rarely sounds pleasant. You’ll hear the wails of forced smile-and-interest conversations, hiding your thoughts, opinions and yourself, horrid traffic, the chaos of Black Friday – it goes on. It’s some kind of weird vanilla-play-cuckold-gleeful masochism and, despite

Jamal Frederick - Second Hand Scribe 0
22 Sep 2016

Pour Beer at Oktoberfest to Help the Rad Nonprofit One Brick (plus get free stuff)

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

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
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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10 Sep 2011

Broke-Ass Guide to Volunteering

Volunteering to better our cities and communities is something that many Broke-Asses want to do. Not only do we have the time due to unemployment or having time during the day because we work a service job, but we understand the divide between the haves and the have-nots. When you

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 1
13 Oct 2010

$1 Tickets to Treasure Island Music Festival This Weekend, Just for Helping Out

If you’re trying to get in to the Treasure Island Festival this weekend and are willing to do some volunteer work in exchange for $1 addmission, then you’re in luck: Some friends of ours at Clean Vibes and SFEnvironment.org dropped us a line to let us know that there are

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