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Congratulations to Resilient Bayview for hosting its first ever Neighborfest on Saturday, October 7th!

The Bayview Community came out to have a good time, but they got a whole lot more. The Bayview Community benefitted from the collective efforts of vendors, community partners and sponsors, contributing to the Resource Fair, free lunch, activities and entertainment. Together Resilient Bayview fed over 300 people, promoted 28 health and resilience Resource Fair vendors, trained 45 people in CPR, raffled 30 disaster kits and recorded more than 90 Bayview resident contacts for the Resilient Bayview initiative. Neighbors built friendships, learned ways to access education and healthcare, learned how to prepare for stressful events and much, much more.

We want to thank our generous sponsors and donors for making the event possible: Renaissance Parents of Success, SF District Attorney, UCSF, SF Recreation and Parks, Earthquake Country Alliance, Office of Supervisor Malia Cohen, Recology, Bayview YMCA, Golden State Warriors, Fleet Week, Community Youth Center, the Neighborhood Empowerment Network, Imperfect produce, SF Ice Co and Bayview Senior Services.

 

Thank you Resource Fair vendors for coming out: NICOS Chinese Health Coalition, Children’s Environmental Health Promotion Program, Grid Alternatives, CARECEN Central American Resource Center, Bayview Linda Brooks-Burton Branch Library, SF Department of the Environment, San Francisco International Airport, SF Public Utilities Commission, American Heart Association, American Red Cross – San Francisco, Aging and Disability Resource Center , PG&E, UCSF Memory and Aging Center, Department of Emergency Management, SF-Marin Food Bank (CalFresh Outreach Program), San Francisco Public Works, Rebuilding Together San Francisco, SF Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families, Friends of the Urban Forest, JUMP Mobility, SF Municipal Transportation Agency, Leaders Up, Bayview Senior Services, HHS Department of Public Health- Community Health Equity and Promotion Branch, City College of San Francisco, US Dept of Health and Human Services, Rise University Preparatory, Department of Building Inspection, and Greenaction for Health and Environment.

 

We’re proud to have pulled off such an amazing event with the following activities:

  1. CPR Training and free first aid kits: Community Youth Center
  2. Fire truck and fire suppressant simulator: San Francisco Fire Department;
  3. Climbing wall, Jumpy house, crafts, face painting and organized basketball: San Francisco Recreation and Parks;
  4. Canzilla: Department of Public Health
  5. Quake Cottage: Safe-T-Proof and Earthquake Country Alliance

 

Thank you to Recology, Imperfect Produce, Bayview YMCA, SFPUC and SF Ice Co for supplying the food. Thank you Bayview Senior Services and Bayview Opera House for your staffing support and food prep materials.

 

Thank you to the entertainers: Maestro Curtis and Sol Funkestra Feat. Nola C; Older Adult Choir; C-Notes; 32nd Brass Band; and Cheer Squad.

 

Thank you to the speakers who contributed to the event: Senator Mark Leno, Supervisor Malia Cohen, Board of Education President Shamann Walton and Sgt. Yulanda Williams, President of Officers for Justice

 

Thank you lead staff: Tre Russell Allen, Felisia Thibodeaux, Shereena Abdullah, Susie Tyner, Larry McClendon, Aaron Yen, Donna Logan, David Saenz, Harriet Larkin and Daniel Homsey.

A special thanks to our Fiscal Sponsors:

Neighborfest Partners

Neighborfest artwork by Sirron Norris