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Happy New Year (and thanks for the last one!)
Happy New Year! On behalf of everyone at Hospitality House, we hope you're enjoying the new year and that 2013 is all you hope it to be! We also would like to take a moment to thank our many supporters who contributed to our recent Holiday Appeal, and your support throughout the year. We rely a great deal on your contributions to support our work. Thank you so much for investing in Hospitality House's programs!
If you've been procrastinating, making a secure donation online is quick and easy. Just click here!
Tenderloin Self-Help Center's weekly Women's Support Group Kicks off on Thursday, January 31st
Hospitality House is pleased to announce the start of a weekly support and social group for women at the Tenderloin Self-Help Center
. In keeping with our commitment to peer-based services, the group is lead by peer staff and will focus on a variety of topics relevant to women living in the Tenderloin.
The group meets Tuesdays on a drop-in basis. For more information contact Jan Couvillon
Meet our supporters: Courtney Derby from San Francisco Federal Credit Union answers our questions San Francisco Federal Credit Union has been an enthusiastic supporter of Hospitality House for years and really demonstrates how socially aware local businesses can create amazing partnerships with non-profit organizations in their community. Learn more from Courtney Derby, Marketing Manager (pictured middle with employees, Bert Lee and Lauriana Estrada serving the annual Thanksgiving meal for our participants.
Hospitality House: Tell us a little about San Francisco Federal Credit Union and the focus of your community outreach and giving.
Courtney Derby: We are a not-for-profit financial institution serving those that live and work in San Francisco. We offer the same products/services as the banks, but we have a different philosophy. We are committed to the San Francisco community. Through our CommunityShare Program we give through company donations, employee volunteerism and fundraising activities.
HH: What role do your employees play in this outreach?
CD: Giving our time is part of company culture. We encourage staff to volunteer at least twice a year at events for our community partners. Last year we had 95% staff participation in the program.
HH: Talk to me about the Tenderloin area and what you feel makes it unique. What have you learned about the neighborhood in your work that surprised you? (read the full interview here)
Save the Date: Hospitality House's 28th Annual Art Auction
Hospitality House's 28th Annual Art Auction returns to 941 Geary Gallery
in San Francisco this year on Thursday, May 9th!
Mark your calendars now.
For information on Corporate Sponsorships, Host Sponsorships, or Beverage Sponsorships, contact Daniel Hlad