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RAPHAEL HOUSE TO CELEBRATE 45TH YEAR HELPING FAMILIES WHO ARE HOMELESS BUILD BRIGHTER FUTURES—June 2016 to June 2017

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San Francisco, (June 8, 2016)—Raphael House, San Francisco’s oldest and only privately funded shelter and services program for families experiencing or at risk of homelessness, announced today the kick-off of a year-long celebration as it begins its 45th year of helping Bay Area families in need achieve long-term stability and financial independence. Raphael House will host a series of fundraising, community, and educational events to increase awareness of family homelessness and grow its community of donors, volunteers, and advocates as it continues to increase services provided by its Bridge Program following the successful expansion of its Residential Shelter Program in 2015. The culminating event for the year-long…

Posted June 08, 2016 by Kim Lessard. Categorized as PRESS RELEASE.

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Ralph Payton Appointed Executive Director of Raphael House

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San Francisco, (Dec 9, 2015)—The Board of Directors of Raphael House of San Francisco has named Ralph Payton executive director of Raphael House effective December 14. Raphael House was founded in 1971 and is the oldest and only privately-funded shelter and services program of its kind dedicated to providing short-term housing, rental assistance, and ongoing supportive services to Bay Area families experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Recently the organization expanded its residential shelter and has been in the process of growing its overall services in order to serve an additional 200 families a year by 2017.

Payton comes to Raphael House with more than 15 years of experience directing nonprofit…

Posted December 09, 2015 by Kim Lessard. Categorized as PRESS RELEASE.

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Raphael House Launches Aggressive Expansion to Address Growing Crisis of Family Homelessness

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San Francisco, March 6, 2015—Raphael House, San Francisco’s oldest and only 100% privately funded shelter and services program dedicated to transitioning families beyond homelessness, has announced plans for the Foundations for Families Campaign, a $3 million, three-year growth initiative, that will expand the total capacity of its Residential Shelter Program and community-based Bridge Program by 67%, increasing the number of families the organization is able to serve each year from 300 to 500, by 2017.

On March 20th, a momentous step will be taken toward this expansion effort, as eight additional residential rooms on the newly renovated third floor of the organization’s family shelter at Sutter and…

Posted March 06, 2015 by Kim Lessard. Categorized as PRESS RELEASE, Uncategorized.

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18TH ANNUAL ONE HOME, MANY HEARTS GALA, BENEFITING RAPHAEL HOUSE

“A Grand Night of Magic,” to take place Saturday, April 18, 2015
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San Francisco, Calif., January 29, 2015—Raphael House, San Francisco’s oldest and only privately funded shelter and services program dedicated to transitioning families beyond homelessness, announced today that its 18th Annual One Home, Many Hearts Gala will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the historic (four-diamond) Palace Hotel in downtown San Francisco.

Gala co-chairs Melissa Koerner and Laura Larsen expect this highly anticipated black-tie affair to nearly double in size to 600 guests this year, becoming Raphael House’s largest gala to date. A vintage magic theme will enlighten the night’s experience with a champagne reception, silent and live auction, hosted wine and spirits…

Posted January 29, 2015 by Kim Lessard. Categorized as PRESS RELEASE.

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