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Photos Album – 2015 Event

It was an exciting night as we announced the 2015 winners at the Westin St. Francisco on June 10th. To share the joy, we have put together this album of the guests networking, our winners and sponsors on stage and many happy faces. We congratulate all the Finalists and Winners and thank you all who […]

Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards

Announcing the 2015 CFOs of the Year From Google, Williams-Sonoma, Advent Software, SurveyMonkey, DocuSign, Pandora, and Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley Top Bay Area CFOs Honored and Over $560,000 Raised to Help Larkin Street Youth Services and Homeless Youth On June 10th finalists were celebrated and winners announced at the Tenth Annual Bay Area CFO […]

Valerie’s Story – Finding Acceptance & a Future

Photo: Valerie and Larkin Street’s Executive Director, Sherilyn Adams. Until recently, I was a college student studying computer science and engineering at the University of Connecticut. At the same time, I was coming to terms with my transgender identity, a secret I hid from my emotionally abusive father who also showed signs of homophobia and […]

Announcing the 2015 CFO of the Year Award Finalists

And the Finalists for 2015 CFO of the Year Awards are… The Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards is proud to announce the Finalists for 2015 CFO of the Year.  All award finalists will be recognized, and winners announced, at the awards dinner and ceremony on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 to be held at the Westin […]

See the Event in Action

Hear about why we celebrate these unsung heroes, what this honor means to the finalists and how the event benefits Larkin Street Youth Services.  Hope you are inspired to join us at the next evening of awards and dinner.

Realizing his academic dreams, Elbert’s Story

Due to the generosity of Larkin Street Youth Services I have been afforded the opportunity to pursue as well as excel in my collegiate career. Before entering the programs at Larkin Street, I had been in a rehab facility and not had my family to support me because of my sexual orientation. Because of my […]

Apple’s journey

Not terribly long ago, I was in and out of foster care programs having been taken out of a broken and abusive home. I hated the cold, restrictive environment of the many group homes. It felt as though they were trying to imprison discarded youth like myself, not help them. My hunger for freedom was […]