2017 Impact Celebration

September 28, 2017

You're Invited to our 2017 Impact Celebration

Please Join Us for our
2017 Impact Celebration!

Cocktails ● Dinner ● Entertainment

This year’s Impact Celebration will honor past California Assemblyman and former mayor of Berkeley Tom Bates with the 2nd annual John F. Steinfirst Community Award.  This award, named for Fred Finch Youth Center’s CEO from 1988—2008, recognizes an individual or group that has made a significant impact on the well-being of children and families.

former mayor of Berkeley & past CA assemblyman Tom Bates

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Chevron Auditorium
International House
2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA

UC Berkeley International House


$200 per person, $1,600 for a table of 10.
To RSVP, please click on the link below.

View Registration Info & Sponsorship Opportunities
To find out about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tara DeRosa at TaraDeRosa@FredFinch.org or 510-542-6585.

This event is sponsored by:


Gilead Sciences’ #WeekOfService

August 3, 2017

In celebration of its 30th Anniversary, Gilead Sciences held a week of community service. One hundred Gilead employees visited Fred Finch Youth Center’s Coolidge Campus on Thursday, August 3rd, to complete much needed maintenance tasks. Some quotes from a conversation with our FFYC Maintenance staff say it all:

“You know what– out of all of the volunteers that have come through here– they were one of the hardest working crews we’ve had,” said Earl.

Ron added in, “We’ve had some crews around here all day, but they haven’t completed as much as these guys did in two hours!”

Earl continued, “They were hard-working but friendly at the same time…”

“–with a smile!,” both Ron and Earl chimed in together.

“They were such good workers they really had me tired!,” Earl said, “I look forward to having them come back again.” Read More