Fundraiser

"Darth Vader" & "Stormtroopers" (credit: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images)

‘Star Wars’ Creators Offering Shot At Role In Latest Film For Donation To Unicef

Fans can win a spot on the set w/ proceeds benefitting UNICEF’s Innovation Labs program…

05/21/2014

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$10 Million Raised In Two Months As Part of Salesforce CEO’s Anti-Poverty Campaign

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff’s SF Gives initiative raised $10 million in two months as part of an anti-poverty campaign with the help of 20 local companies.

05/07/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Returning To Bay Area On Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area next month for a fundraising trip, Democratic National Committee officials said.

04/17/2014

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California State Senate Democrats Cancel Golf Fundraiser Over Scandals

The state Senate leader has canceled a high-profile golfing fundraiser in the wake of criminal proceedings against three state senators.

04/01/2014

Marines, friends and family run in formation to honor Andrew Silva, in Fremont.

Hundreds Run In Fremont To Honor Marine Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

Several hundred family, friends, and fellow Marines ran in formation Saturday morning to honor Andrew Silva who was killed by suspected drunk driver in Fremont this week.

03/29/2014

Giants mascot Lou Seal rappelled down the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco on March 27, 2014, as part of the "City Skyline Challenge" fundraiser for Outward Bound. (Sascha Lekach at Bay City News Service)

Leaders, Giants Mascot Rappel Down San Francisco Hotel For Charity

A state senator, a San Francisco supervisor, a former 49ers football player—even the Giants mascot Lou Seal—jumped off a downtown hotel building Thursday afternoon as part of a fundraiser for Outward Bound California.

03/27/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (2-R) and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, Lt. Gov. Newsom Among Lawmakers Warned Of Ethics Violations

Governor Jerry Brown and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom are among 40 California lawmakers being investigated over potential ethics violations, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

02/11/2014

Organizers of an online campaign say this young man, seen at the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl parade is actually living in a shelter (SF 49ers - We Want Winners/Twitter)

Fundraiser Underway After Seahawks Parade-Crashing 49er Fan Revealed To Be Homeless Teen

Amid the sea of 700,000 Seattle Seahawks fans attending last week’s Super Bowl victory parade a lone member of the 49er faithful stood out .. and it’s now revealed a compelling, personal story that has brought out the best in fans of both teams.

02/10/2014

Michelle Obama (Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: First Lady’s Fundraising Prowess On Display In Bay Area

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to be at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel Friday morning for a sold-out fundraiser. Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown says her “rare” factor could translate to more money.

01/31/2014

Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Participate In Second Presidential Debate

First Lady Michelle Obama Heading To Bay Area

First Lady Michelle Obama will be in the Bay Area Thursday to attend fundraisers.

01/30/2014

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