Category: Volunteers and Community Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: The Resilience of the Human Spirit

Jun 3 2019
Raphael House

Every aspect of life at Raphael House depends on the much-needed support of our volunteers. Our dedicated volunteers help Raphael House families experiencing homelessness in many ways, from helping children in our Tutoring Club to serving warm meals in our Residential Shelter kitchen. This past week, our amazing kitchen volunteer Gwendolyn from Braze (pictured above […]

Aramark & Raphael House Partner for Another Successful ABC Day in 2018

Sep 22 2018
Raphael House

Raphael House truly relies on the support of its donors and volunteers to help low-income families and families experiencing homelessness strengthen family bonds by achieving stable housing and financial independence. Since 2007, Aramark and the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities have partnered to help communities thrive by promoting volunteerism through Aramark’s global volunteer and […]

BABC and Aramark host "A Jolly Good Day at the Races" Benefiting Raphael House

Jun 2 2016
Kim Lessard

A great big thank you to all who attended A Jolly Good Day at The Races benefiting Raphael House, at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley this past weekend. The event, hosted by the British-American Business Council (Northern California) and Aramark Building Community, was a fun-filled day that resulted in $770 in donations raised and a package of day trips […]

Long-time Community Partner Provides Valuable Services and Support for Raphael House Families

May 27 2015
Kim Lessard

Development Director Jenna Ervice and Board Chair Kate Smith receive a $20,000 donation for Raphael House from BABC Board Member Kathleen Kimura, British Consul General and BABC Board Member Priya Guha, and BABC Board President Nicholos Unkovic. This year, the British-American Business Council (BABC)—who for more than 10 years has donated a significant proceed from […]