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GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event

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GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event 

GenR: Bay Area's Force For Change Event will take place on November 8, 2018. Photo: IRC

Gain insight into the refugee experience at this interactive, eye-opening event.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

934 Brannan Street, San Francisco

Please join the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and GenR for an experiential evening immersed in the eye-opening and powerful refugee experience. Through interactive and educational activities, you will learn more about the resettlement process in the Bay Area and the impact that the IRC has on our communities. The evening will feature a variety of cultural elements including delicious bites from Reem’s California and the international music by Seven Seas Music.  

Be part of this unique evening to help support our refugee neighbors and friends in becoming self-sufficient. Proceeds from this event will support the IRC’s life-changing work in Northern California, making a global impact in our own backyard. Tickets are on sale!

Unable to attend, but still want to support our amazing work? 

We welcome your support so that we can continue leading efforts that allow Northern California's refugee community to flourish and thrive. Thank you.

Thank You to Our In-Kind Sponsor


Redwood Hill Wines

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors 
Bloomberg Philanthropies
JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Thank You To Our Golden Ticket Prize Contributors:

Ad Hoc + Addendum | Thomas Keller Restaurant Group
Alamo Drafthouse
Bluxome Street Winery
Modernist Private Social Club
Oaktown Spice Shop
SF Opera
SOMA Bartending

Force for Change Event Committee
Claire Anderson, Osanna Avanesova, Becca Bloom (Chair), Kristen Borash, Lisa D'Annunzio, Sarah Fathallah, Jessica Gillespie, Rebecca Higney, Angela Jakary, Ann Murray

GenR: Bay Area Leadership Committee

Becca Bloom, Leah Burcat, Kate Chang, Lisa D'Annunzio, Rebecca Higney, Jenny Raymond, Liz Walker, Stephanie Woodward, Ed Zhong

For more information, please contact Karen Ferguson, IRC Executive Director, Northern California at Karen.Ferguson [at] rescue.org (subject: GenR%20Event)  or +1 510 852 8925.

Partygoers at a previous GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event. Photo: Robert Vente

About GenR

GenR, short for Generation Rescue, is a group of young and influential humanitarians (under 40) who have joined forces with the International Rescue Committee to help people affected by the crisis to survive and rebuild their lives.

Through advocacy, networking and fundraising activities, GenR members engage and activate their communities in support of the International Rescue Committee’s work around the world.

About the IRC
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's humanitarian crises, helping people to survive, recover and reclaim control of their futures. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in more than 40 countries and in 28 U.S. cities.

The non-tax deductible portion of each ticket is $25.