"A Grand Special Night of Magic" at the Palace Hotel raises record funds for families experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Our 18th Annual One Home, Many Hearts Gala was a sold-out success that attracted more than 500 guests on Saturday to the elegant Palace Hotel in downtown San Francisco. Gala co-chairs Melissa Koerner and Laura Larsen and their powerhouse committee raised $610,0 ... READ MORE
On Friday, March 20th we cut the ribbon in commemoration of the completion of the expansion of the 3rd floor of our Residential Shelter. Joining the festivities were Supervisor Julie Christensen, the City's Director of Housing Opportunity, Partnership, and Engagement Bevan Dufty, former executive directors Fr. David Lowell and Amanda Heier, and several Raphael House donors, Board members, ... READ MORE
Fr. David and Elaine delighted staff and friends by sharing some of their history at Raphael House, which included showing us the room where they lived when they were first married!
Friends old and new came together recently when the Raphael House community paid tribute to former Raphael House Executive Director Father David Lowell and and his wife Elaine at a dedication for our ne ... READ MORE
We caught up recently with Nicole, one of our moms, and her teen daughter Sade. They told us this past fall they enjoyed their first ever baseball game, thanks to our generous friends at Aramark, who donated Giants tickets to Raphael House families. Both mom and daughter are HUGE San Francisco sports fans.
"My daughter and I had the best time ever at the SF Giants game," said Nicole. "We e ... READ MORE
There’s a word you hear a lot in the rooms and hallways of Raphael House: it’s partner. For some of us the word means a spouse or loved one. We might think of a best friend as our “partner in crime.” Maybe your daughter just made partner at the firm. Whatever imagery it conjures up, for us at Raphael House it’s more than a noun or a greeting. It’s a philosophy.
Partnership is one of ... READ MORE