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Food from the Bar

Food From the Bar 2016

The 2016 Food From the Bar Campaign ran May 2 - June 3.


Each spring The Bar Association of San Francisco and the legal community partners with the SF-Marin Food Bank to fight hunger through the Food From the Bar campaign. SF-Marin Food Bank

The campaign provides critical funds to support summer food programs that make sure kids get the nutrition they need to live healthy and productive lives and is the largest and longest running fundraiser for the Food Bank by a single profession.


2015 Food From the Bar Campaign Results

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

2015 Campaign Chairs

Christine Richardson, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittmen
Steve Kaufhold,  Kaufhold Gaskin 
Ann Nguyen, Optio Solutions