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SF’s 2019 Non-Profit + Volunteer Fair

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The Tenderloin Museum is pleased to announce its 4th annual Volunteer Fair. This gathering is intended for first-time volunteers and seasoned civil servants to meet and connect with representatives from several of the Tenderloin’s vital service nonprofits.

The Volunteer Fair
Tuesday, January 29 2019 | 6:30 to 9p
Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St, SF

The Volunteer Fair begins with an opening reception at 6:30 pm, followed by short presentations at 7 pm from over a half dozen local organizations.

Come learn about the many ways one can serve those in need and build meaningful community in the heart of San Francisco.

Participating Organizations:

  • Glide Foundation is a pillar in the Tenderloin community. Glide’s mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.
  • 826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
  • Larkin Street Youth Services (“Larkin Street”) provides youth between the ages of 12 and 24 with the help that they need to exit homelessness. Each year, more than 2,500 young people walk through our doors seeking support. We give them a place where they can feel safe; rebuild their sense of self, trust, and hope; and achieve and sustain independence. Our comprehensive housing, education, employment, and health services empower young people to achieve a better future.
  • Project Open Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides meals with love to critically ill neighbors and seniors. Our food is like medicine, helping clients recover from illness, get stronger, and lead healthier lives.
  • Founded in 1950, St. Anthony’s provides meals, clothing, health care, shelter, addiction recovery, job training, social services, and tech access to hundreds of thousands of unhoused and low-income people every year..
  • Safe Passage was started through grassroots efforts by a group of mothers who identified a need for safer streets, continues to be run today largely by Tenderloin residents and provides safety for hundreds of neighborhood youth each day. In 2016, the Tenderloin Safe Passage became an official program of the Tenderloin Community Benefit District (TLCBD). The program has since expanded in size and includes public space activation at the Turk Hyde Mini Park, advocating for safer streets through SFMTA capital projects and Vision Zero, as well as other neighborhood-serving efforts such as support of block safety groups
  • Shanti Project exists to enhance the health, quality of life and well-being of people with terminal, life-threatening or disabling illnesses or conditions. Through a continuum of services, including in-home and onsite patient and care navigation, emotional and practical support and preserving the human-animal bond, we strive to achieve the highest medical and quality of life outcomes for San Francisco’s most vulnerable.
  • Code Tenderloin is a non-profit whose mission is to provide empowerment, dignity, and opportunity by removing barriers that keep people from securing long-term employment for the marginalized and underrepresented individuals in our community. Code Tenderloin provides dignity and opportunity through an intense job readiness and workforce development program serving those who need it most.