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Our Firm’s pro bono and charitable efforts focus on providing food, shelter and economic opportunity for Bay Area residents and their families. Our strategic partners for pro bono legal work, board leadership and charitable giving include the following:

SF-Marin Food Bank

Kaufhold Gaskin LLP has had a long-standing active and supportive role with the SF-Marin Food Bank. Beyond ongoing financial support, our partners have sat on several board and committees and is a regular participant in the agency’s annual fundraiser “Food from the Bar.” The firm has received several awards from SF-Marin Food Bank:

2017

  • Food from the Bar – Platinum Award, Sf-Marin Food Bank
  • Per Capita Grand Prize, SF-Marin Food Bank

2016

  • Food from the Bar – Platinum Award, SF-Marin Food Bank

2014

  • Second Grand Prize, SF-Marin Food Bank

2013

  • Second Grand Prize, SF-Marin Food Bank
  • Top Small/Solo Firm, SF-Marin Food Bank

San Francisco – Marin Food Bank is dedicated in ending hunger in San Francisco and Marin counties. They envision a community where everyone can obtain enough nutritious food to support the health and well-being of themselves and their families.

To learn more about the SF-Marin Food Bank, click here ».

KC East Bay Family House

Kaufhold Gaskin LLP partnered with KC East Bay Family House to provide legal counsel to establish the non-profit legal formation and continue to support the mission and programs of the organization.

KC East Bay Family House’s mission is to meet the needs of families with children who live with and are being treated for cancer. It is a place where families can be close to their children being treated at the Kaiser Oakland Pediatric Cancer Center on land donated by the Kaiser Permanente. The KC East Bay Family House is being built in the memory of Korrine Croghan, who at the age of 14, was treated at the Center. Founded in 2009 by her parents, Matt and Dana Croghan started Team KC, in partnership with The Taylor Family Foundation (TTFF) and Kaiser Oakland to build the Family House and provides ongoing support for the families who use KC East Bay Family House. Team KC is dedicated to supporting pediatric cancer patients and their families.

To learn more about KC East Bay Family House and Team KC, click here ».

Opportunity Fund

Kaufhold Gaskin LLP partner, Steve Kaufhold was an active member of the Board of Directors, insuring that the programs and services were in line with the mission and purpose of the organization, its financial resources were adequate for stability and growth and its leadership provided appropriate planning and oversite.

Opportunity Fund believes that small amounts of money and financial advice can help people make permanent and lasting change in their own lives, driving economic mobility and building stronger communities. By combining loans for small business owners and investments in community infrastructure, they empower small business owners, low-income students and working families because entrepreneurship, education and sound financial habits are proven pathways to a thriving economy.

To learn more about the Opportunity Fund, click here ».

Rubicon Programs

Kaufhold Gaskin LLP partner, Steve Kaufhold was an active member of the Board of Directors, participating in selecting and supporting the chief executive leadership, ensure for effective planning, monitor and strengthen programs and services and provide proper financial oversight for the organization.

Rubicon’s mission is to transform East Bay communities by equipping people to break the cycle of poverty. Rubicon’s services are centered around strengthen the East Bay individuals financial, social and healthcare situations, participants emerge ready to act as leaders in community and civic life.

To learn more about the Rubicon Program, click here ».

Mentoring Programs

The Associates and Staff members of Kaufhold Gaskin, LLP provide mentoring to local Bay Area youth. Each mentor plans events and outings with her/his mentee to strengthen their confidence, expand their world view and assist them to be academically successful and social self-sufficient. Mentoring is functions of our personal lives before coming to Kaufhold Gaskin, LLP and fit extremely well with the purpose of the firm’s community involvement.