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Arts center hosts silent auction for Puerto Rico relief

Artists and organizers at the Pacific Felt Factory are holding a fundraiser for Puerto Rico hurricane relief Friday, Oct. 20. The benefit includes a silent auction and literary readings. From Pacific Felt Factory: Join us as we gather to send a message of hope to the people of Puerto Rico. All of the (voluntary) proceeds from this inagural, kick-ass fundraiser...

Neighborhood Notes: Trick Dog and Delfina win honors, plus MAPP Saturday evening

MAPP! It’s MAPP weekend! The Mission Arts and Performance Project is putting on its bimonthly arts event, which will be featuring music, poetry readings and art shows at six locations around the Mission Saturday evening. In collaboration with MEXASB from UC Berkeley, MAPP will be hosting an art sale fundraiser for the victims of the earthquake in Mexico on Saturday...

Secret arts space launches into creative Halloween season

Disclosure: Mission Local produces a radio program every other week through BFF.fm, a community radio station located in the Secret Alley. The Secret Alley does a good job of living up to its name. From the street, you would never guess what goes on inside the second-floor creative workspace. But in a nutshell, here’s what happens behind the nondescript entryway:...

Tonight: Rooftop fundraiser in support of homeless advocacy group

The Mission Merchants Association is hosting a rooftop fundraiser in support of the Saint Francis Homeless Challenge, a local advocacy group seeking to provide relief to the city’s homeless crisis by organizing with encampment residents, neighbors and city services. One solution presented by the group are temporary housing pods – and the fundraiser’s organizers hope to raise at least enough to pay...

June 14th Fundraiser for Dolores Street Services at the Make Out Room

The North Bernal Heights chapter of SolidaritySundays  is holding a fundraiser for Dolores Street Community Services on June 14th from 6 to 9:30  p.m. at the Make Out Room at 3225 22nd St. The funds will be directed to the organization’s Deportation Defense  program, which assists low-income San Francisco residents facing deportation or other issues. Ana Camila Herrera, the managing immigration attorney for Dolores...

Gray Area raised more than $1 million for Ghost Ship, hopes to wrap distribution soon

Having raised a total of $1,295,007 from some 12,000 donors, the Gray Area on Friday ended its fundraiser for victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse and arts space fire that struck in Oakland in December of last year. The organization intends to have all the money disbursed by the end of the month, according to a press release. Per its published...

El Rio to Host Fundraiser in Honor of Oakland Fire Victims

A fundraiser to benefit the families of the victims of the Ghost Ship Oakland fire on Friday will be held at El Rio, located at 3158 Mission St., on December 7. The show will feature a variety of DJs and bands with a sliding scale $5 cover charge at the door – with all proceeds and donations going to the Fire...

SF Artist Plans a Mural “The Disruption”

San Francisco artist and muralist Sirron Norris has launched a fundraising campaign to redo his first-ever mural – a surreal cityscape intertwined with cartoon characters and machines – to be replaced with one that reflects the city’s current struggles with inequality and police brutality. He wants the “makeover” to reflect and connect to the city’s “current political landscape.” It will...

Bissap Baobab to Hold Fundraiser For Anti-Displacement Organization

In an effort to raise money for their work in documenting the displacement of San Francisco’s residents and the rampant gentrification of the city’s communities, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project will host a fundraiser at Bissap Baobab at 3372 19th St. from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 11. Besides providing a space for the community and supporters of the organization, which works to track and...

Neighbors of Tenants Displaced by Fire Fundraise

When a building on San Jose Avenue near 24th Street burned on April 22, all tenants got out safely, but have been unable to return and are struggling to start anew. Two residents in the affected building, who themselves were able to find shelter and support, are fundraising for their more negatively affected neighbors. As with other fires in the neighborhood, the effects of...

Volunteer Radio BFF.fm Ready to Build Studio B

You might know them from their music. You might know them from their tipsy Thursday nights at Pop’s. Or you might know local online radio station  BFF.fm from Listen Local, our very own biweekly (fortnightly?) webcast bringing you Mission stories live every other Thursday morning. However you know BFF, you should also know that the intrepid little radio station is growing....

At Fundraiser Kick Off, Sponsor Says It Wants to Buy Fire Damaged Building

As the biggest crowd-funding effort for the residents displaced by the Mission and 22nd Street Fire draws to a close, MEDA isn’t showing any signs of slowing down the relief effort. The nonprofit officially launched a fundraiser last night for the 36 businesses left stranded by the blaze. And, though no official announcement was made, MEDA executive director Luis Granados...

Party Pics: Mission Local Turns 4

Mission Local reporters, staff and supporters partied on down last night at 780 Cafe on Valencia Street. The event raised money to support in-depth and local journalism in the Mission District. Musical guests included Diana Gameros and DJs Horchata, Chipi Chipi and Anarquia. If you couldn’t make it out to this celebration for a good cause, check out the photo...

Duboce/Valencia Fire Relief Fundraiser This Sunday

This weekend during Sunday Streets you’ll have a chance to donate to victims of a fire that occurred on May 6 at the corner of Duboce Avenue and Valencia Street. Volunteers will be collecting funds at Casanova Lounge, 527 Valencia St., on July 1 from 3 to 6 p.m. They will accept cash and checks, and will have a laptop for PayPal donations. All...