Mae Louise Mays Softball Tournament for Foster Children

2017-05-16T18:17:46+00:00 June 15th, 2014|Categories: History|

On Saturday, June 15th, the San Francisco Foster Youth Fund, a non-profit started by children’s protective services workers to raise funds for foster children, will be staging its 24th annual charity softball tournament. Two dozen teams, including supportive community organizations, but largely drawn from city government departments, will be competing in a one-day, [...]

Foster Children Get $9,000 with Help from City’s Bravest

2017-05-16T01:09:14+00:00 June 27th, 2005|Categories: History|

The San Francisco Fire Department’s informal co-ed team helped raise $9,000 for some of the City’s neediest children over a warm but windy May weekend. This squad of San Francisco’s Bravest provided hope to the City’s socially and economically-disadvantaged youths by “going to bat for them” both literally and figuratively in the 16th Annual City [...]

SFFYF Established

2017-05-16T01:02:17+00:00 April 27th, 1986|Categories: History|

The San Francisco Foster Youth Fund (formerly Workers’ Children’s Fund) was established in 1986 by Child Welfare Workers of the San Francisco Department of Human Services (DHS). The organization was formed in response to what was seen as a serious shortfall in available resources for abused and neglected children who had been receiving services through [...]