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SF City Hall Lights up Rainbow for 2020 PrideSF City Hall Lights up Rainbow for 2020 Pride
By - posted 6/26/2020

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in rainbow to celebrate the 2020 Pride Day. City Hall 2020 Pride Lighting Schedule June 5 –  Pride Kick-off June 22-24 – Pride Week June 27-28 – Pride Weekend The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject to change when there are special events and the building is more...

Juneteenth Now Company Holiday at Twitter & Square ForevermoreJuneteenth Now Company Holiday at Twitter & Square Forevermore
By - posted 6/26/2020
Have Your Voice Heard, Uplifting

Thanks to People for letting us know about Jack Dorsey’s latest announcement for making Juneteenth an official company holiday forevermore. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted on June 9th the news that Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the freeing of slaves in Texas in 1865, is now a company holiday more...

"Free Soup Tuesdays" Until 7pm in SF“Free Soup Tuesdays” Until 7pm in SF
By - posted 6/16/2020
Freebies, Uplifting

Spanish tapas spot, El Lopo located at 1327 Polk Street (btwn Pine and Bush) presents “Soupy Tuesdays” They’ll be putting on a pot of something comforting and nourishing for anyone who wants some. It’s free and the only catch is that you have to smile. They offer a different soup more...

Reddit's "Free Face Mask Lady" is Back in SFReddit’s “Free Face Mask Lady” is Back in SF
By - posted 6/3/2020
Freebies, Uplifting

Thanks to cacraftymom on Reddit for letting us know that the “Free Face Mask Lady” is back in SF. The Free Face Mask Makin’ Lady started her project in the Inland Empire and she is offering it up to everyone in SF. So far she has sewed and given out almost more...

Non-Profit Fuels SF Restaurants with $2.5 Million of BusinessNon-Profit Fuels SF Restaurants with $2.5 Million of Business
By - posted 5/31/2020

 Thank you SFist and SF Business Times for the inspiring news about a nonprofit organization that has been keeping SF restaurants busy feeding the hungry and underserved. SF New Deal is building a new way to care for the community by partnering with restaurants, city, and community organizations. From restaurants and more...

A List of 6 Emergency Grants for Bay Area ArtistsA List of 6 Emergency Grants for Bay Area Artists
By - posted 5/29/2020

Thanks to Broke-Ass Stuart and The Intersection for the Arts for sharing a list of sources that Bay Area artists to use to apply for emergency grants. In the midst of the pandemic, it is very heartwarming to know that there are organizations offering emergency funds and aid supporting Bay Area more...

Free Produce Boxes for Food and Beverage WorkersFree Produce Boxes for Food and Beverage Workers
By - posted 5/29/2020
Support the Bay, Uplifting

CUESA and the USBG SF are collaborating on a new project called Feed Hospitality to provide free boxes of fresh, healthy produce to members of our hospitality community who are out of work while supporting local farmers who have lost high-volume restaurant business. Support our hospitality community and local farms through more...

Fireworks Over Pleasanton For 2020 GraduatesFireworks Over Pleasanton For 2020 Graduates
By - posted 5/28/2020
Celebrations, Uplifting

Congratulations to our 2020 graduates! If you live in Pleasanton, be sure to step outside your home and look up on Friday, May 29. To honor the class of 2020 graduates, Pleasanton is lighting up the night sky with a big fireworks display. This is a no spectator event; fireworks more...

SF Children's Book Artist Turns Windows into Cartoons Every DaySF Children’s Book Artist Turns Windows into Cartoons Every Day
By - posted 5/27/2020
Community, Uplifting

Thank you SF Gate for sharing the story about a Cow Hollow children’s book illustrator that turns his windows into storybook scenes. Rob Sayegh Jr, is a former toy designer turned author/illustrator specializing in children’s books. He loves making artwork & stories for kids both big & small.  Rob is still relatively more...

SF's North Beach Now Offers Free Restaurant DeliverySF’s North Beach Now Offers Free Restaurant Delivery
By - posted 5/25/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

The restaurant industry has obviously been hit hard during the pandemic, but some community-minded neighbors in North Beach are trying to come to the rescue. A group of volunteers within the North Beach Neighbors association has started “North Beach Delivers” – a free restaurant delivery program focusing on a different restaurant more...

SF Landmarks "Go Green" Tonight to Honor Parks WorkersSF Landmarks “Go Green” Tonight to Honor Parks Workers
By - posted 5/21/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

San Francisco landmarks will glow green at sunset on May 21st in support of park workers on the front line around the world. City Hall, SFO, Coit Tower, Salesforce Tower and the Conservatory of Flowers will join the Empire State Building and other New York monuments as part of #GoingGreenforParkies, a tribute more...

SF's First "Drive-Thru" Food Pantry Opens Next to Oracle ParkSF’s First “Drive-Thru” Food Pantry Opens Next to Oracle Park
By - posted 5/20/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

Thanks to SF Gate and Fox News for letting us know about the first drive-thru food pantry in SF that opened last Friday. San Francisco opened its first drive-thru food distribution site at “Seawall Lot 337”, otherwise known as the Oracle Park parking lot. It’s one of a kind, serving those more...

19 Free Pop-Up Food Pantries in San Francisco19 Free Pop-Up Food Pantries in San Francisco
By - posted 5/19/2020
Groceries / Supermarkets, Resource Guides, Uplifting

If you’re in need, the SF-Marin Food Bank is here to help with 19 pop-up pantries in San Francisco and 5 in Marin County to offer you free groceries to as many people as they can help. This can help bridge the gap while you apply for CalFresh or other benefits. more...

Amazing Oakland Teacher Featured on Ellen. Gets $50,000 DonationAmazing Oakland Teacher Featured on Ellen. Gets $50,000 Donation
By - posted 5/18/2020
Bay Area Updates, Community, Uplifting

Funcheap first featured Peter Limata back in April, the amazing first-grade teacher from Oakland who does a live streaming storytime every day at 10:30am. He’s now back on the spotlight as a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ellen surprised Limata of Emerson Elementary School, and he talked about how he more...

Food Pantry Drive-Thru Helps 5,000 in Oakland and SFFood Pantry Drive-Thru Helps 5,000 in Oakland and SF
By - posted 5/18/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

Thank you KTVU for the wonderful news about the food distribution drive-thru held in San Francisco and Oakland. Do you need help?: Check out SF’s Food Resources Map with free, low-cost groceries, free meals and food pantries. With the help of over 200 volunteers, this past Saturday, The Salvation Army passed more...