From food drives to house parties, poetry slams to music jams, committed individuals and groups are coming together to benefit the Food Bank and help feed hungry neighbors in our community. Find out how you can host an event.
The Food Bank also holds annual events to raise awareness about hunger and raise the funds it takes to feed people in need. Browse the website to see upcoming events, or contact our Special Events Manager for more information.
Community Open House at Marin Warehouse
December 14, 2013
Did you host a food and fund drive, volunteer, or raise money for the Food Bank? We want to thank you! Drop by the Marin warehouse at 75 Digital Drive in Novato, and bring any collected food or funds, or just take a tour and learn more about how your gift will support many of our neighbors this holiday season. All are welcome, including those who just want to find out more about our work. Refreshments will be served.
To find out more or to rsvp, call 415-282-1900, ext. 371 or email email@example.com.
December 12-15, 2013
470 Florida Street, San Francisco
The harsh San Francisco winter is upon us and we're snowballing into our next show with a stocking full of seasonal sketches.
So shovel out that driveway, wrap up that holiday shopping and come enjoy some wintry-themed comedy!
They are also running a Holiday Food and Clothing Drive, with the food drive benefiting the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks.
Art Works Downtown
December 6 & 7, 2013
December 13 & 14, 2013
December 20 & 21, 2013
Fridays 5 - 8 p.m.
1337 4th St., San Rafael, Studio 14
This year the artists at Art Works Downtown have created a holiday event offering you an opportunity to extend the reach of your giving. In addition to paintings, prints, jewelry, ceramics, notecards, photography and a variety of individually crafted items available for your gift shopping, the participating artists are offering selected work in silent auctions. From the auction proceeds, 15% will go to The San Francisco and Marin Food Banks and 5% will go to Art Works Downtown.
November 29-December 8, 2013: 1-4 pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
every day from December 13-December 22, 2013: every day
The Sir Francis Drake Hotel
450 Powell Street San Francisco
This year, the iconic and newly-renovated Sir Francis Drake Hotel is reinstating a beloved holiday tradition, it's "Tea Under the Tree,"! Located in San Francisco's Union Square, Sir Francis Drake transforms its Mezzanine Level into a winter wonderland and new Scala's Bistro Chef Larry Finn and Pastry Chef Kimberly Bugler have decked out a traditionally-inspired holiday tea service. They are also giving back this holiday season and donating $5 of every individual reservation to the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks.
For reservations, call 415-395-8554.
December 24-26, 2013
6 p.m. - Dinner Show (7-course banquet)
9:30 p.m. - Cocktail Show (Veggie Dim Sum)
Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese Restaurant (where else?)
New Asia Restaurant
772 Pacific Ave.
San Francisco's Chinatown
Kung Pao answers the age-old question, "What are Jews supposed to do on Christmas?" and features four Jewish comedians and Yiddish proverbs in the fortune cookies. Past headliners have included: Henny Youngman, Shelley Berman, David Brenner, Elayne Boosler, Carol Leifer, Cathy Ladman, Wendy Liebman, Jeffrey Ross, and Marc Maron.
This year features:
Gary Gulman (Last Comic Standing, Tonight Show, Letterman, Comedy Central)
Adrianne Tolsch (has opened for Jay Leno, Pointer Sisters; Florida condo circuit maven)
Samson Koletkar (Bay Area-based Jewish-Indian comic; born in Mumbai)
Lisa Geduldig (Kung Pao creator, producer, hostess)
Partial Proceeds Benefit: San Francisco and Marin Food Banks' Healthy Children Pantries
Thursday, January 23
Dogpatch Wine Works
2455 3rd Street, San Francisco
It’s time to mingle while giving back to the community! Food Startups is a community of food lovers, entrepreneurs, designers, hackers, bloggers, and thought leaders who are passionate about food and technology. Join us Thursday, January 23rd and enjoy wine, cheese and conversation around food and tech. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Food Bank.
Ticket includes admission and one glass of wine and light snacks. Cash bar available for wine. This charity event will be a great opportunity to connect with other food and tech aficionados.
Sponsored by our generous friends at Dogpatch WineWorks
November 1, 2013 and on-going
Bay Area Peet's Coffee & Tea locations
The 20th annual KFOG Live from the Archives CD — again benefiting Bay Area Food Banks! — hits local Peet’s Coffee & Tea locations on November 1, 2013. To date, this annual collection has raised over $4,600,000 for Bay Area Food Banks. Thanks to everyone who has purchased these CDs.
Join Taste of the NFL's Kick Hunger Challenge and become an MVP in the fight against hunger!
You can support the San Francisco 49ers and the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks by participating in the Kick Hunger Challenge.