Category: General

Raphael House Gala Raises More than $775,000 for Homeless Families

May 21 2018
Adonica Shaw

Raphael House is proud to announce that our 21st Annual “One Home, Many Hearts” Gala raised more than $775,000! We are inspired beyond words by the outpouring of support from everyone who attended and participated in this important event to help families who are experiencing homelessness achieve long-term stability and financial independence. We extend our […]

Fourth Graders Cami and Kate Sell Lemonade for Raphael House

Jul 1 2016
Kim Lessard

Cami and Kate, two fourth graders, walked into Raphael House one evening laughing and holding a small white envelope. They happily explained that they recently held a lemonade stand and wanted to donate all of their profits to helping families at Raphael House. The girls had sold cookies along with the lemonade and raised about […]

Watch: Panel Discussion On Homelessness in San Francisco With Ralph Payton, Sam Dodge, and Others

Jun 30 2016
Kim Lessard

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Haight earlier this month for an engaging and educational discussion around homelessness in our community. The discussion was organized in anticipation of the SF Homeless Project media blitz this week, during which local media outlets have saturated the news with stories about homelessness in San Francisco in order to increase awareness and inspire […]

Raphael House Gala Raises Record Funds

May 17 2016
Kim Lessard

We are thrilled to report that our 19th Annual One Home, Many Hearts Gala, “A Golden Tomorrow,” raised more than $643,000—making it Raphael House’s highest grossing fundraiser to date! The event, which took place on Saturday, May 14 at San Francisco’s Palace Hotel, was co-chaired by Josselyn Eccleston and Laura Larsen, and was our largest Gala to date with 570 guests […]

Outpouring of Generosity Helps Families Enjoy the Magic of the Season

Dec 29 2015
Kim Lessard

Mom writes thank you note to the donor who adopted her family this Christmas. Tis the season for acts of kindness and generosity. And that is just what our community of donors and volunteers showed to Raphael House families this holiday season. This year 236 families, our largest number ever, had presents to open on Christmas Day thanks to everyone […]