Summer Support from the Board and beyond

Summer Support from the Board and beyond

Posted by on Sep 8, 2013 in Annoucements, News, Uncategorized

Summer Support from the Board and beyond

Summer is a very magical time for kids filled with summer camps, holiday celebrations and exciting adventures!  Our board works to ensure that this is the case for the children living in the San Francisco shelter system just as it is for their own kids!  In addition to thousands of dollars in grants allocated to our shelter partners for summer programming, our board members were hands on at Raphael House to ensure that a wonderful holiday party came together for Independence Day.   Board members gathered to paint posters, stuff goody bags, cut decorations and assemble games to assist the...

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Taste of the Nation SF

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Annoucements, Events, News

Thank you to Share Our Strength for the Taste of the Nation 2013 event.  This incredible culinary event directly benefits our Garden to Table program in four of our partner shelters and helps eliminate childhood hunger throughout our country.  Board members Kate Sheridan Chung, Serena Fairchild and COS Director Mandy Paige were on hand along with this year’s  event chair Chef Michael...

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Thanks to you, Rodneisha has graduated!

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in News

Thanks to you, Rodneisha has graduated!

On behalf of the entire Children of Shelters’ family we are so pleased to congratulate Rodneisha on her graduation from Howard University!  With the support of Children of Shelters this incredible young woman has lifted herself from the challenges of more than four years in and out of the shelter system and is now a first generation college graduate.  Rodneisha has earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and has been accepted into the Speech Language Pathology Masters’ program at both Northwestern and Howard University!  Her future plan is to become a bilingual speech pathologist...

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Dancing Daisies

Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Annoucements, News

Dancing Daisies

The San Francisco Chronicle recently featured a story on the new partnership that Children of Shelters has created in connection with the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.  Click here to see the full article.

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Board serves dinner at Raphael House

Posted by on Mar 12, 2012 in Annoucements, News

Board serves dinner at Raphael House

On two separate evenings the volunteer board members for Children of Shelters formed teams to serve dinner to the families residing at Raphael House.  Each night families dine together bringing a sense of community and normalcy for the children served at this partner shelter.  Our board members were honored to bring in two teams to help prepare, cook, serve and cleanup dinner for the families that we work so diligently to provide opportunities for their children.    Over half of the residents at Raphael House are children and in 2011 the programs at this shelter alone served 768 children...

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Jingle & SantaFest events raise $233 thousand for Children of Shelters programming in 2012!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Annoucements, News

Jingle & SantaFest events raise $233 thousand for Children of Shelters programming in 2012!

A huge thanks to all of those who made our holiday fundraisers a huge success.   From our wonderful wreath designers to our generous vendors and our ever supportive community who attend and makes these events successful we are eternally grateful.  Your generosity allows us to continue our mission to create opportunities and provide education funding for the homeless children in our area. We are so pleased with the wonderful media coverage of our events which helps to further broaden the reach of our message and mission.  Please check out the great stories and photos at the sites...

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