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SF & Bay Area Supreme Court ProtestsSF & Bay Area Supreme Court Protests
By - posted 5/10/2022
Causes

After the news outlet Politico leaked a purported draft opinion of the US Supreme Court’s intent to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade, protests and rallies have started to pop up in the Bay Area. Please note that this is an evolving news story and details can change. Did we miss any more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (May 2022)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (May 2022)
By - posted 5/3/2022
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard

We know it’s hard to stay connected sometimes as a community. We’re doing our best to compile a list of as many upcoming protests, rallies, vigils, activism, community outreach and clean-up events as possible. Did we miss any events? Please email us at events_crew@funcheap.com with the date/time, details and any links more...

SF's Biggest AIDS Quilt Display Ever is Coming (June 2022)SF’s Biggest AIDS Quilt Display Ever is Coming (June 2022)
By - posted 3/29/2022
Brand New, Causes, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, San Francisco, Uplifting

The National AIDS Memorial will mark the 35th anniversary of the AIDS Memorial Quilt with an historic outdoor display in Golden Gate Park that will feature nearly 3,000 hand-stitched panels of the Quilt. The display will be the largest display of the Quilt anywhere in the world in over a decade more...

Epic Mission Mural Getting Rehabbed After 10 Years by Original ArtistsEpic Mission Mural Getting Rehabbed After 10 Years by Original Artists
By - posted 3/22/2022
Causes, Murals, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s stunning “Mission Makeover” mural in the Mission District is getting its own makeover. 10 years later, the original artists, Lucía González Ippolito and her father Tirso Araiza, are reuniting to help restore the mural back to its original grandeur. Artist Lucía González Ippolito has launched a GoFundMe campagin to more...

SF's "Russia Avenue" 'Renamed' in Support of UkraineSF’s “Russia Avenue” ‘Renamed’ in Support of Ukraine
By - posted 3/11/2022
Causes, San Francisco

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the news that San Francisco’s “Russia Avenue” in the Excelsior neighborhood has been unofficially changed in support of Ukraine. Someone changed the street sign on the corner of Russia Avenue and Mission to now read “No War” and “Ukraine.”  Someone has changed Russia Street off of Mission more...

SF's Giant Benefit Concert for Ukraine (w/ 500 Free Sunflowers)SF’s Giant Benefit Concert for Ukraine (w/ 500 Free Sunflowers)
By - posted 3/9/2022
Causes, Getting Help, San Francisco

A free humanitarian relief concert for Ukraine will be held Saturday, March 12, in Golden Gate Park. A coalition of organizations led by Sunset Piano, Illuminate, the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department and the Ukrainian American Coordinating Council will host an extraordinary event called “Slava Ukraini!” (Glory to Ukraine!) at more...

Every Bay Area "Peace In Ukraine" Global Day of Action Rally (March 5-6)Every Bay Area “Peace In Ukraine” Global Day of Action Rally (March 5-6)
By - posted 3/4/2022
Causes

A group called “Peace in Ukraine” has organized a series of protests and rallies to support Ukraine. Join our Global Day of Action: Sunday, March 6th, 2022. Stop the War in Ukraine. Russian Troops Out. No to NATO expansion. There have already been many anti-war demonstrations in Russia and many other countries. more...

This is SF's Only Ukrainian RestaurantThis is SF’s Only Ukrainian Restaurant
By - posted 3/2/2022
Causes, City Insight, Eat & Drink, San Francisco

San Francisco has just one Ukrainian restaurant. And they could use your support. Thanks to 48hills for sharing their recent experience at Pushkin, located at 40 Belden Place (near Kearny and Pine in downtown San Francisco). Puskin is a family-run restaurant serving Ukrainian food with a modern twist. You can choose from more...

Russian Spa in SF Offers Ukrainians Free Spa PassesRussian Spa in SF Offers Ukrainians Free Spa Passes
By - posted 2/26/2022
Causes, San Francisco

Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know that Russian spa, Archimedes Banya in Hunters Point is standing in solidarity with Ukraine and offering free admission for anyone with a Ukranian passport this weekend, February 26-27, 2022. The spa has a Turkish Hammam steam room, Russian sauna heated to 170 – more...

SF's "Rally for Ukraine" at City Hall Today at 4pmSF’s “Rally for Ukraine” at City Hall Today at 4pm
By - posted 2/24/2022
Causes, San Francisco

A “Rally for Ukraine” protest & rally has been organized for in front of San Francisco’s City Hall on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 4pm. Stop Putin – Stop Russian War in Ukraine We call on the entire Bay Area community to join the Ukrainian-American diaspora Thursday, at 4pm at the City more...

Pop-Up Art Installation for Ukraine Lights Up Palace of Fine Arts 2/22Pop-Up Art Installation for Ukraine Lights Up Palace of Fine Arts 2/22
By - posted 2/22/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Causes, San Francisco

Thanks to Broke-Ass Stuart for sharing the news that the Palace of Fine Arts will turn into a pop-up art installation in solidarity with Ukraine tonight, Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Projection artist Alan Marling and the nonprofit organization Justice Murals are collaborating to bring Ukrainian art to San Francisco on the more...

SF & Bay Area Food Banks Face Critical Volunteer ShortageSF & Bay Area Food Banks Face Critical Volunteer Shortage
By - posted 1/16/2022
Causes, Community, Getting Help, Groceries / Supermarkets

By Bay City News Five San Francisco Bay Area food banks have a critical shortage with volunteers and are reaching out to the public for assistance. The food banks — Alameda County Community Food Bank, Food Bank of Contra Costa Solano, Redwood Empire Food Bank, San Francisco Marin Food Bank and Second more...

Bay Area "January 6th Candlelight Vigil for Democracy" RalliesBay Area “January 6th Candlelight Vigil for Democracy” Rallies
By - posted 1/5/2022
Bay Area Updates, Causes

One year after the attack on the capitol, Americans across race, place, party, and background are holding candlelight vigils and voter actions to urge Congress and the President to pass federal legislation to protect our right to vote and our democracy Bay Area January 6th Rallies (2022) Dates/times/locations subject to change See the more...

SF Declares "State of Emergency" in the TenderloinSF Declares “State of Emergency” in the Tenderloin
By - posted 12/17/2021
Causes, Community, Crime, San Francisco

Mayor London Breed Declares State of Emergency in the Tenderloin Friday, December 17, 2021 Official Declaration allows the City to waive bureaucratic hurdles to quickly implement crucial parts of the Mayor’s Tenderloin Emergency Intervention Plan San Francisco, CA — Today Mayor London N. Breed declared an official State of Emergency in the Tenderloin, allowing more...

Lawsuit Wants SF to Reopen Golden Gate Park's "Slow Streets" to CarsLawsuit Wants SF to Reopen Golden Gate Park’s “Slow Streets” to Cars
By - posted 12/17/2021
Causes, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, San Francisco

A group of San Francisco residents filed a lawsuit on Thursday, seeking to force the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department to reopen streets within Golden Gate Park that were closed off to vehicles during the pandemic. In addition to the Recreation and Park Department, the lawsuit also names the Recreation more...