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2014-03-07 12:27:35

Box, Dropbox, Google, IfOnly, Jawbone, LinkedIn, POPSUGAR, Inc. and Zynga join salesforce.com in efforts to raise $10 million for Tipping Point Community SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipping Point Community, the Bay Area's leading poverty-fighting organization since 2005, today announced the launch of SF Gives -- a $10 million fund created by a coalition of business and tech industry leaders to fight poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area. Already, more than $5 million...

2014-02-11 12:29:29

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipping Point Community, the Bay Area's leading poverty-fighting organization, announced today that it has accepted its first Bitcoin donation from Bart and Brad Stephens of Stephens Investment Management. In accepting the digital currency, Tipping Point expands the giving options for donors and recognizes Bitcoin's status as an innovative form of payment. "Tipping Point and our donors are always seeking new ways to improve our community,"...

2010-12-07 12:14:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipping Point Community, the Bay Area's leading poverty-fighting organization, honored grantees Fresh Lifelines for Youth, New Door Ventures and Shelter Network at its Fourth Annual Awards Breakfast this morning. The event was held at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. Presenters at the breakfast included Tipping Point Board Chairman Alec Perkins, Tipping Point Board Members Jed York and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, and Leadership Council...

2010-05-10 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipping Point Community, the Bay Area's leading poverty-fighting organization, today announced that its annual benefit held on the evening of May 6 raised $6 million, and 100 percent of the money will go to organizations that provide vital services to local individuals and families in need, as Tipping Point's board underwrites all of the event's costs. With healthcare making headlines in 2010, Tipping Point Community's benefit focused its major...

2009-12-08 11:55:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipping Point Community, a charitable organization dedicated to preventing poverty in the Bay Area, announced a $1 million donation from the Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation. Tuesday's donation was made at Tipping Point Community's Third Annual Awards Breakfast and is one of Tipping Point's largest donations to date. In the Bay Area, one-quarter of families are too poor to meet their basic needs. "When it comes to poverty, it's too late for...

2009-12-07 14:42:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Tipping Point Community's Annual Award Breakfast Each year, Tipping Point Community honors organizations in San Francisco working to prevent poverty in the Bay Area. The three organizations honored this year - Homeless Prenatal Program, Canal Alliance and KIPP Bay Area Schools will each receive a grant of $50,000 from Tipping Point. A who's who of San Francisco business,...


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