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San Francisco Fundraiser

Voices Rising – A Promise for the Future

Thank you all for helping make the RISE San Francisco fundraiser a HUGE success. RISE is happy to report that we far and away exceeded all expectations. We’ve also received several exciting opportunities to speak to some very influential people and community advocate groups. On behalf of those who had no choice as well as those who have no voice, we are eternally grateful.


THE EVENT

Fundraiser VenueOur first fundraiser rocked the house. To say that it was a fun-filled evening on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at The Great American Music Hall, would be an understatement. We were thrilled to have a stellar lineup of entertainers and local talent starting with the VIP reception to The Unauthorized Rolling Stones who look like the original, strut like the original, and rock like the original…
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SPONSOR

Fundraiser Sponsor StaplesSTAPLES is making a new promise to their customers. They know that their customers are busier than ever, with bigger dreams and more to-do lists. They need everything from office supplies to technology to power tools. No matter what they need, what business they’re in or what they want to do, Staples is there to help them get more done. Staples makes it easy to make more happen…
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SPONSOR

Fundraiser Sponsor 7x77×7.COM is a city-living-focused fashion, lifestyle, food, culture, opinion and entertainment digital, print, mobile, social, commerce and events activation platform, covering the San Francisco Bay area. While the name (seven-by-seven) originally represented the 49 square miles making up the City and County of San Francisco, it has evolved to refer to 7 things to love for 7 days a week…
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SPONSOR

Fundraiser Sponsor TrefethenTREFETHEN FAMILY VINEYARDS is one of Napa’s classic wine estates. Designated a National Historic Landmark, our 19th-century redwood winery is still a working cellar, and along with our gracious staff it provides a warm, comfortable environment in which to sample our distinctive, award-winning wines. We look forward to welcoming you. Tours are by appointment only and last about 30 minutes…
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SPONSOR

Fundraiser Sponsor Fair QuinoaFAIR QUINOA VODKA spends a great deal of time sourcing the finest ingredients for our spirits: organic quinoa from the 3000 m high Altiplano plateau of Bolivia and organic sugar cane grown in the Belizean sun. Everything is then shipped to Cognac, France, where our Master Brewer/Distiller, Philip Laclie, with generations of French ‘savoir faire’, has perfected our incredible line of spirits…
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SPONSOR

Fundraiser Sponsor Tequila RevolucionTEQUILA REVOLUCION chooses the right ingredients. Their choices have always been determined by preserving, as pristine as possible, the true Agave flavor in all tequilas that they craft. They begin the process by planting, nurturing and harvesting only the best Agave plants, healthy, natural, authentic plants, which truly deserve to become part of the REVOLUCION legend…
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SPONSOR

Fundraiser Sponsor Stella ArtoisSTELLA ARTOIS is extremely proud of their Belgian roots. Their story can be seen on every bottle of Stella Artois. In 1366 Den Hoorn brewery was first established in Leuven, Belgium. A world-renowned brewing institution, it laid the foundation for the quality, taste and standard Stella Artois is known for today. To honor it, the symbol of the Den Hoorn Brewery is proudly displayed in the cartouche…
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SPONSOR

Fundraiser Sponsor Candice DeLongCANDICE DeLONG is a former FBI profiler and author as well as an internationally recognized homicide expert and TV commentator. She is the only crime expert on TV with both a clinical, psychiatric and profiler background. She can currently be seen on Investigation Discovery’s (ID) hit show Deadly Women, as well as her own show Facing Evil with Candice DeLong
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SPONSOR

Fundraiser Sponsor PMA GraphicsPMA GRAPHICS STUDIO, LLC has decades of graphic design success, and is proficient in creating compelling visuals that speak powerfully and intuitively to your intended audience. The ultimate goal is to produce captivating first, as well as lasting impressions, that focus on consumers buying today and again in the future. Why? Because you never get a second chance to make a good first impression…
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IN-KIND SPONSORS

Fundraiser In-Kind Sponsor It goes without saying that RISE relies on generous donations to support our operations, programs as well as each and every fundraiser. But, not all of our contributors give cold, hard cash. Our In-Kind Sponsors found resourceful ways to contribute goods and services to our fundraiser that provide monumental value when it was needed most. To those individuals, we are truly grateful…
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AUCTION ITEM SPONSORS

Fundraiser Auction Item SponsorsMany individuals, local businesses, and entrepreneurs took advantage of the opportunity to support our fundraiser. Carlos Santana donated a guitar. Mariano Rivera, retired Panamanian baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees provided a signed jersey. There were even a few individuals on the east coast that sent items valued at over $750. We were beyond delighted with each contribution…
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