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TLM's 4th Annual Volunteer Fair

The Tenderloin Museum is pleased to announce its 4th annual Volunteer Fair, which will take place on Tuesday, January 29.

This gathering is intended for first time volunteers and seasoned civil servants to meet and connect with representatives from several of the Tenderloin’s vital service nonprofits. Come learn about the many ways one can serve those in need and build meaningful community in the heart of San Francisco.

The Volunteer Fair begins with an opening reception at 6:30 pm, followed by short presentations at 7 pm from over a half dozen local organizations.

Participants include:

Glide Memorial Church is a pillar in the Tenderloin community. Glide’s mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.

826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.

Larkin Street Youth Services (“Larkin Street”) provides youth between the ages of 12 and 24 with the help that they need to exit homelessness. Each year, more than 2,500 young people walk through our doors seeking support. We give them a place where they can feel safe; rebuild their sense of self, trust, and hope; and achieve and sustain independence. Our comprehensive housing, education, employment, and health services empower young people to achieve a better future.

Coalition on Homelessness organizes homeless people and front line service providers to create permanent solutions to homelessness, while working to protect the human rights of those forced to remain on the streets.

Project Open Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides meals with love to critically ill neighbors and seniors. Our food is like medicine, helping clients recover from illness, get stronger, and lead healthier lives.

The St. Anthony Foundation has been providing essential support to San Franciscans living in poverty since 1950. Every day, St. Anthony’s serves 2400 meals, provides 150 people with fresh, clean clothing, and supports 70 people with addiction recovery services.

Safe Passage is a coalition of mothers, youth, seniors, volunteers and service providers who are building a culture of safety under the umbrella of the TLCBD

Shanti Project exists to enhance the health, quality of life and well-being of people with terminal, life-threatening or disabling illnesses or conditions. Through a continuum of services, including in-home and onsite patient and care navigation, emotional and practical support and preserving the human-animal bond, we strive to achieve the highest medical and quality of life outcomes for San Francisco's most vulnerable.