The Making of a Charitable Food Movement
Friday, May 31, 2013
11:00am - 6:00pm -- museum doors open at 10am
The Schwab Room (Street Level, right off the entrance atrium)
As part of “The Making Of…” exhibit during the “Countdown Celebration” at SFMOMA, Mission Street Food is organizing a food and gift certificate sale to benefit the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks.
• $5 food items, from which $1 will go to the Food Bank
• $50 Gift Certificates, from which $5 will go to the Food Bank (also available on our website durig the event).
• Demonstrations by Chad Robertson, Thomas McNaughton, Jason Fox, and more.
ConAgra Food’s "Child Hunger Ends Here" Campaignnow through August 31ConAgra Foods and Lucky Supermarkets are teaming up to donate $15,000 to the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks as part of ConAgra's national Child Hunger Ends Here campaign with Feeding America.The Child Hunger Ends Here campaign asks people to take action by looking for the red pushpin in Lucky Supermarkets and purchasing specially-marked packages of ConAgra Foods brands — then visiting www.ChildHungerEndsHere.com or www.facebook.com/childhungerendshere to enter the eight-digit code found on the packages. For each code entered between now and 8/31/13, the equivalent of one meal will be donated to Feeding America.**A monetary donation will be made to help provide one meal through Feeding America’s network of food banks, up to a maximum of 3 million meals, for codes entered through 8/31/13. Guaranteed minimum donation: 1 million meals ($125,000). Valid in U.S. only. $1 donated = 8 meals secured by Feeding America on behalf of local food banks.
Join Team Food Bank!
Starting March 31
Train for a half marathon as part of the San Francisco Marathon this summer while supporting the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks!The Food Bank is partnering with Marathon Matt to launch Team Food Bank on Sunday, March 31, a half marathon training/fundraising program benefitting the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks that culminates with completion of the '2nd' half marathon associated with the San Francisco Marathon on Sunday, June 16!Each participant commits to raise $1,300 to support the Food Bank. Not ready to race? You can support Team Food Bank by making a donation to the Team or a specific participant by going to http://www.active.com/donate/teamfoodbank2013
Basmati Bags: Stockings for StewardshipJune 1-30During the month of June, Basmati Bags will be collecting torn stockings; they use them in their upcycled bags as part of their sustainability initiative. Each pair of stockings donated between 6/1 and 6/30 will be counted as a vote for either the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks or SCRAP SF. At the end of the month, they will tally the stockings, and whichever of the two non-profits has received the most votes receives a $300.00 donation from Basmati Bags.
Killing My Lobster Learns A LessonComedic Vignettes for the Avid AchieversAn original sketch comedy showFriday, June 7, 20138:00 pmStage Werx Theatre446 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94103Lessons aren’t just for schoolteachers to teach. They’re also fodder for sketch comedians. KML teaches you a thing or two this spring when we delve into an education view on everything from the beginnings of schooling, to table manners and good ole "talks with Pops." Grab your sharpest #2 pencil as KML “Learns a Lesson”!Directed by Jon BarcellosFeaturing: Molly Benson, Jan Gilbert, Matt Gunnison, Meghann Hayes, Anthony Tupasi, Ben EuphratKML Company MembersFor every $25 ticket purchased for the June 7th show Killing My Lobster will donate $5 to organization The San Francisco and Marin Food Banks!
Thursday, June 27
111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street, San Francisco, California 94105Come see local San Francisco Startups compete to see who can do the most pushups while dressed in outrageous costumes and with their theme song blaring! All the money raised is donated to charity, including the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks!
California Beer Festival
Saturday, June 29
11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Stafford Lake Park, NovatoThe Legendary California Beer Festival (CBF) is coming back to Marin County on Saturday, June 29 at beautiful Stafford Lake Park in Novato! With over 70 craft brews on tap, live entertainment, and NEW this year, a BBQ Cook-off!Come enjoy the festivities while also supporting the Food Bank! Purchase tickets online at CaliforniaBeerFestival.com. Enter promotional code "foodbank" to receive a discount AND raise funds for the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks!Drink great craft beer and sample mouthwatering BBQ throughout the day. CBF is THE event of the year for any craft beer or BBQ enthusiast!
See giant sculptures created entirely of canned food to be donated to the Food Bank. This year’s theme is From CANdyland to Wow and each sculpture is designed by local architects and engineers who are volunteering their time to create public art and support the Food Bank.