AFS Special Events - 2018
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Jennifer Harper, M.A., M.B.A.
Director, Development and Marketing
Alternative Family Services
Wish Upon a Backpack - Northern California
June - August 2018
Host a backpack / school supplies drive to raise awareness and supplies for foster youth. Collect backpacks and school supplies. Then have a volunteer drop off your collections at any AFS office - click here to learn more.
Holiday Funtastics for Foster Youth: Oakland - learn more
Help hundreds of foster youth celebrate the holiday season by helping setup and manage the Holiday Open House for hundreds of foster youth served by AFS. Distribute gifts, help serve holiday meal, entertainment, etc.

OAKLAND​ - Volunteer application for 2018 Funtastic - Oct. 2018
Event Setup
Holiday Funtastic for Foster Youth - EBAY
Where: AFS Oakland, 401 Roland Way, Oakland, CA 94607
Wish Upon a Wreath Holiday Drive, Northern California
November - December 2018
Help hundreds of foster youth celebrate the holiday season by hosting a holiday drive or hosting a holiday party. Click here to learn more
40th Anniversary Regional Celebrations - Northern California

                Tuesday April 24, 2018          5:00-8:00pm
                The Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek
                Thursday May 03, 2018         5:30-7:30pm
                Office of Simpson Thacher, Palo Alto
                Wednesday May 09, 2018     6:00-8:00pm
                The University Club San Francisco
                Thursday May 17, 2018         5:30-7:30pm
                Belos Cavalos​, Kenwood
​                Friday May 18, 2018              4:00-8:00pm
                Sports Basement, Berkeley
                Date TBD
                Venue TBD
Big Day of Giving - online give-a-thon
May 03, 2018 12am-midnight
By donating at certain times on May 3rd, you can help AFS win thousands in grant funds that will directly benefit the Northern California foster youth we serve. Click here on May 3rd for the AFS Giving Page.