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Food from the Bar

Food From the Bar 2017

The 2017 Food From the Bar Campaign will run May 1 - June 2. Register your firm now.


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.


2016 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 on June 23. Food from the Bar is the legal community’s annual fundraising drive to benefit the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks.

The campaign included 63 participating organizations in San Francisco and Marin County raising more than $689,000; collecting 6,299 pounds of food; and contributing 1,724 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 ninth year in a row, the Fremont Group, with an amazing $122,870 raised!
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe was recognized as the “Top Foodraiser” bringing in 980 pounds of food.
  • The “Top Volunteer” award went to The Fremont Group for mobilizing 194 hours of volunteer service.
  • The “Per Capita Grand Prize” went to the Kaufhold Gaskin for raising the most money per person.
  • Additionally, Keker & Van Nest was recognized for raising $5,376 on the first day of the campaign!

2016 Campaign Chairs

Christine Richardson, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittmen
Steve Kaufhold,  Kaufhold Gaskin 
Karen Kimmey, Farella Braun + Martel