Garden To Table

Garden To Table

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Events

Garden To Table

Children of Shelters was a direct beneficiary of the hugely successful Taste of the Nation event held this week at the Bentley Reserve.  The funds granted as a result of this event help to support our Garden to Table program which provides nutrition, cooking and garden education to the children and families living in our partner shelters.  For more information on the event or the No Kid Hungry campaign click here.

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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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Shop to donate 25% to COS

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in Annoucements, Events, News

Shop to donate 25% to COS

You’re Invited! Shop for beautiful shoes at the Roses & Rye “Pop Up Shop” on January 26th and 25% of proceeds are donated to Children of Shelters. Thursday, January 26 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The Gatehouse at Fort Mason in San Francisco   Can’t attend but want to support Children of Shelters? By clicking the link below your purchase will benefit this important cause.   Featured in People, WWD and BabyCenter, Roses & Rye is a San Francisco based shoe company with a mission to support Moms and families. Through our Community Pop Up Shops,...

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Spotlight shines on desperate situation for homeless children in San Francisco

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in Annoucements, News

Spotlight shines on desperate situation for homeless children in San Francisco

Our very reason for existence as an organization is attracting a great deal of attention from the media, politicians and concerned community members. While we are aware of the situation and need a recent story by Jill Tucker in the Chronicle: “S.F. schools struggle with more homeless kids” has brought our cause to a broader audience.  The Chronicle story shares the heartbreaking story of one young homeless boy and his daily struggles along with statistics from local authorities on the numbers and costs of services surrounding the homeless situation for kids in our city. On...

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KFOG Concert for Kids

Posted by on Dec 5, 2011 in Annoucements, Events, News

KFOG Concert for Kids

The KFOG Concert for Kids, which benefited Children of Shelters, was a huge success last Friday!  A huge thank you to our friends at Wells Fargo and KFOG for all of the support and the incredible opportunity to build awareness.  Thank you to our supporters who came out for the concert as...

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