Category: Events

Q&A SESSION: HOMELESSNESS IN SAN FRANCISCO

Jun 18 2016
Kim Lessard

Join Raphael House Executive Director Ralph Payton, Sam Dodge of SF Mayor’s Office of HOPE, and others. June 11 or 12 Are you up for the challenge of a lifetime? One that will make a difference for families in need? In anticipation of the coordinated city wide media coverage of homeless issues on June 29th, please join Booksmith […]

Fr. David and Elaine Lowell Children’s Library Opens at Raphael House

Apr 19 2016
Kim Lessard

Raphael House Board of Directors, donors, volunteers, and staff came together in early April to celebrate the opening of the Fr. David and Elaine Lowell Children’s Library at Raphael House. The construction for the Children’s Library was completed thanks to HomeAid Northern California and XL Construction who generously donated the materials and services for the project. They also […]

Bridge Program Birthday Parties A Fun Time for All!

Feb 5 2016
Kim Lessard

One Saturday a month, Raphael House hosts a birthday party for the children in the Bridge Program who have birthdays during that month. Families gather in celebration to eat delicious food, play games, and open presents. Children of Shelters has been generous in providing the cakes, cupcakes, and decorations for the birthday parties. And recently Facebook, who also […]

‘One Home, Many Hearts" Gala 2018

Oct 29 2015
Kim Lessard

Help Support Homeless Families from the Bay Area Come celebrate Raphael House’s 46th year of supporting homeless families in San Francisco, as we eat, drink, and revel in the beautiful ambiance of the Palace Hotel!  Enjoy specialty cocktails, delicious wines, exclusive auction packages, a fabulous 3-course meal, and dancing the night away under the emerald […]

Barry’s Bootcamp

Oct 23 2015
Kim Lessard

Did you know that 1 in 25 SFUSD public school students are homeless? Since 1971, Raphael House has been helping families struggling with homelessness stay together by providing a warm, home-like environment and the support services that lead to long-term stable housing, secure employment for adults, and academic enrichment for youth. We are 100% privately […]

Raphael House Gala A Sold-Out Success

Apr 23 2015
Kim Lessard

“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 $610,000 for Raphael House […]

One Home, Many Hearts Gala: Live Auction Sneak Preview

Apr 9 2015
Kim Lessard

Our Gala committee has been hard at work rounding up some fabulous live auction packages for this year’s One Home, Many Hearts Gala on April 18th. We are truly amazed by and grateful for the outpouring of generosity from our sponsors and community of donors for making this event possible. Get a sneak preview of […]