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Compass Family Services Spring Benefit 2017 @ Bently Reserve
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Compass Family Services Spring Benefit 2017Compass Family Services Spring Benefit 2017

Event Co-chairs: Sobia A. Shaikh and Katie Traina

Event Emcee: Amy Gutierrez

Compass Family Services is where families facing homelessness receive housing services and comprehensive support as they transition from crisis to economic stability. Serving San Francisco for over 100 years, we are the City’s longest operating family safety net and, in cooperation with partner organizations, we will serve until the need ceases to exist.

51st Edgewood Fair @ The Bently Reserve
Apr 6 – Apr 7 all-day

51st Edgewood FairThe Edgewood Fair is a two-day benefit event for Edgewood Center for Children and Families, a nonprofit that helps thousands of youth who have suffered from abuse, neglect, and trauma. Gala guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, extraordinary shopping opportunities, and a lively Fund-a-Need program emceed by “The Foodie Chap,” Liam Mayclem.

51st Edgewood Fair Event details:

Thursday, April 6, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Gala
The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and exclusive shopping opportunities for all attendees; vendors will donate 25 percent of sale proceeds to Edgewood. Then enjoy an elegant dinner, silent auction, keynote by author and inspirational speaker, Lauri Burns, and a lively evening program emceed by “The Foodie Chap”, Liam Mayclem.

Friday, April 7, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm – Fair Day Luncheon
A morning of exclusive shopping with retail vendors will be followed by the popular Edgewood Luncheon featuring this year’s Alumnae of Distinction Award recipient, Anne Magill, and program emceed by “The Foodie Chap”, Liam Mayclem. All retail vendors will donate 25 percent of sales to Edgewood.

Friday, April 7, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Fair Day Shopping Only
If you cannot make the Fair Luncheon, but still want to do some shopping for a cause, join us for Fair Day Shopping. Your ticket includes one drink on us! All retail vendors will donate 25 percent of sales to Edgewood.

Edgewood Auxiliary Co-Presidents: Kelley Myerberg and Abbey Walker
Fair Sponsorship Co-Chairs: Sandi Colabianchi and Jocelyn Corbett
First Vice President, Fair Chair:  Paige Olson

Raphael House Gala 2017: There’s No Place Like Home @ Palace Hotel
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm

rh_logo_rgb-01Raphael House Gala 2017: There’s No Place Like Home — Celebrate Raphael House’s 45th year supporting homeless families in San Francisco. Eat, drink, and dance with us in San Francisco’s beautiful Palace Hotel! All funds raised support our family shelter and the comprehensive programs that help us transform the lives of local parents and children in need.

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Holy Family Day Home Casino Night @ Julia Morgan Ballroom
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Holy Family Day Home Casino NightHoly Family Day Home Casino Night — Join us for a fun and important night of fundraising to benefit the children and families of Holy Family Day Home, San Francisco’s oldest preschool and family support service center. Funds raised will help us the continue to provide high-quality early childhood education and immediate family support services for working class families in the Bay Area. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served while you enjoy casino games, entertainment, and live and silent auctions.

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MarinScapes Opening Night Gala @ Escalle Winery
Jun 22 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
MarinScapes Opening Night Gala

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The Opening Night Gala for the  29th Annual MarinScapes Fine Art Exhibit & Benefit at the beautiful and historic Escalle Winery in Marin’s charming town of Larkspur. MarinScapes will showcase the works of over 30 artists and photographers who capture the stunning beauty and natural scenery of Marin County. This year’s featured artist and

This year’s featured artist and guest Susan Schneider Williams is a Marin County based fine artist, and wife of the late Robin Williams. MarinScapes annual event is a fundraiser for Marin, Napa and Sonoma County-based Buckelew Programs. In particular, the Family Service Agency and the Helen Vine Recovery Center whose mission is to promote recovery, resilience, and hope by providing behavioral health and support services that enhance the quality of life.

MarinScapes Opening Night Gala gives art patrons the opportunity to peruse the exhibit prior to the art show’s public opening. MarinScapes Gala patrons and sponsors will enjoy an evening of fine dining by local favorite Insalata’s and inspirational words from Susan Schneider Williams.