BASF and the SF-Marin Food Bank celebrated the results of the annual Food From the Bar Campaign at an awards ceremony at Wine and Wall restaurant in mid June. Food from the Bar is the legal community’s annual fundraising drive to benefit the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks.
The campaign included 61 participating organizations in San Francisco and Marin County raising more than $692,000; collecting 7,700 pounds of food; and contributing 1658 volunteer hours at the food bank.
Money donated, food collected and volunteer time help distribute millions of pounds of food to more than 450 pantries and agencies serving hungry people throughout San Francisco and Marin.
- The “Top Fundraising” honor went to, for the eighth year in a row, the Fremont Group, who has raised more money than any other fundraising drive in San Francisco Food Bank history, with an amazing $150,000 raised!
- Bechtel was recognized as the “Top Foodraiser” bringing in 1,500 pounds of food
- The Top Volunteer award went to Farella Braun + Martel for mobilizing 130 hours of volunteer service.
• The “Per Capita Grand Prize” went to the Fremont Group for raising the most money per person
See a list of participating organizations at www.sfbar.org/newsroom.