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Bluesy Brunch at Fenix, Sun 9/8


Join us for a benefit Sunday brunch at the Fenix on September 8th. Enjoy delicious food and soul-satisfying, live music. This event will benefit Ritter Center and Bread & Roses. Both agencies would like to extend a special thanks to Merl Saunders, Jr. (longtime supporter and former Bread & Roses board member) for the generous use of the beautiful Fenix venue in San Rafel.
Buy your tickets soon, space is limited. Tickets are $50 and include a choice of gourmet brunch dishes and mimosas.




919 4th Street

San Rafael, CA 94901

Sunday, Sept 8, 2013
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ticket Price:  $50 per person

Check out event page for more details

Fall Benefit Concert Nov 18


Join us for an intimate evening of extraordinary live music and thanks & giving. 

 Friday 11/18/16

at Delancey Street Foundation
600 Embarcadero in San Francisco

All ages welcome.

Eventbrite - "Thanks & Giving" with Hot Buttered Rum to Benefit Bread & Roses

 For more information or to purchase tickets by phone call 415-945-7120.

Proceeds benefit Bread & Roses Presents, a nonprofit organization that presents over 600 annual concerts to isolated audiences in Bay Area institutions. Don't miss this festive opportunity to support our many holiday programs that bring hope and healing through live music for children, adults and seniors.

7:00 pm | VIP Reception
8:00 pm | Doors: General Admission
8:30 pm | Showtime
  • VIP guests will enjoy early admission for an exclusive pre-show reception including: food and wine; artist meet & mingle; and reserved concert seating.

  • General Admission tickets include theater-style seating on a first come, first served basis. 

  • Cash bar available.
  • All concert attendees will receive a special limited edition poster contributed by Moonalice Posters.



Rooted in the trajectory of west coast bluegrass, Hot Buttered Rum plays what has been described as California's own acoustic music.


Photo by Lech Naumovich photography

Singer/songwriter and guitarist Jeffrey Halford opens.

"A talented wordsmith with the soul of a rugged roadhouse rocker."

Celebrated journalist and entertainer Ben Fong-Torres will emcee. 

SF Chronicle columnist, Moonalice Radio DJ and former senior editor/writer for Rolling Stone Magazine.

Eventbrite - "Thanks & Giving" with Hot Buttered Rum to Benefit Bread & RosesFor more information or to purchase tickets by phone: 415-945-7120


Delancey Street Foundation
600 Embarcadero, San Francisco CA 94107

We are so excited to hold our Fall concert in this very special venue. Delancey Street was founded by CEO/President Dr. Mimi Silbert and is a model residential educational, recovery and rehabilitation program for those who need to turn their lives around. Bread & Roses has served Delancey for over 20 years. They are one of our most appreciative and enthusiastic audiences. 

Pop-up Concerts for a Cause

This summer, Pop-up Concerts for a Cause will host at least 50 pop-up concerts to benefit five local nonprofits—with more than one hundred Bay Area musicians and bands ready to play in living rooms, backyards and at office parties.  Bread & Roses is super excited to be one of those five beneficiaries!  Check out this innovative collaboration that's bringing together live musical entertainment and fundraising in a fun and creative way!  Read more....

Join the 2016 Bread & Roses Holiday Sing-Along Chorus

And Bring Good Cheer To Isolated Audiences In December!

Join the 2016 Bread & Roses Holiday Chorus! We are sponsoring our sixth annual holiday sing-along for several of our facility audiences with a chorus of volunteer singers. Anyone who enjoys singing holiday songs is welcome to participate. Programs will be approximately an hour. You can do one show or all.

For a complete list of shows and dates, read more. Please RSVP by Mon. Nov. 28 to



REHEARSAL - The only rehearsal is Thursday, Dec. 1 at The Redwoods Retirement Community in Mill Valley from 7-9pm. (Attendance is strongly encouraged.) Residents from The Redwoods arrive to sing along at 7:15. Songbooks will be provided at the rehearsal.

SHOW #2 - Tuesday Dec. 6 at HealthRIGHT 360 Walden House in San Francisco from 7pm-7:45pm.

SHOW #3 - Saturday Dec. 10 for The Vision Impaired of Marin in San Rafael from 12:45pm-1:30pm.

SHOW #4 - Thursday Dec. 15 at Whistlestop in San Rafael from NOON-12:45pm.

Please RSVP by Mon. Nov. 28 to Lisa indicating which show(s) you will be able to take part in. We will follow-up with directions and information to all participants for each program.

Thanks so much for all your support of Bread & Roses Presents throughout the year!
Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Joyful Kwanza, Happy Hanukkah and a Prosperous New Year to all.

"Community Engagement Champion" Award Winner!

We were honored to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Champion Award at CalNonprofits' annual policy convention at the Oakland Convention Center today. Bread & Roses Presents Development Director Elissa Burke and Executive Director Dave Perron received a check for $10,000 from Cindy Duenas of CalNonprofits board, and Monica Trevino, of CalNonprofits Insurance Services who sponsored the award. The state-wide recognition means a great deal to us as we work to sustain our legacy into the future.

>>Read the full article on our blog...

Community Engagement Champion Award

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