Giants Community Fund: Using Baseball to Encourage Underserved Youth to Live Healthy, Productive Lives

Giants Community Fund: Using Baseball to Encourage Underserved Youth to Live Healthy, Productive Lives

by Caroline Hunt July 19, 2016

Celebrating 25 years of hard work and dedicated to making change, the Giants Community Fund is a nonprofit organization that collaborates with the San Francisco Giants to encourage underserved youth and their families to live healthy, productive lives. Using baseball as a forum to encourage learning and better living, the Giants Community Fund is most recognized for their Junior Giants program. The Junior Giants is a free, non-competitive and co-ed baseball program for children aged 5-18.

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LIVING BIG: Exclusives with Inspiring Leaders - Francesca Carloni

LIVING BIG: Exclusives with Inspiring Leaders - Francesca Carloni

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen July 05, 2016 2 Comments

Francesca Carloni is bringing baseball and inclusion to Italy. Francesca is a wife, mother and entrepreneur, who was inspired by FGS&Co. and our founder Pam Baer to use the sport of baseball to create an opportunity for the the kids in her community to come together, regardless of immigration or family status.

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MedShare's 2nd Annual Talk & Taste Fundraiser

MedShare's 2nd Annual Talk & Taste Fundraiser

by John Frank June 30, 2016

FGS&Co. returned to MedShare's second Annual Talk and Taste fundraising event on June 23. Surrounded by humanitarians and philanthropists, guests enjoyed themselves with food, beverages, and frequent stops by the FGS&Co. booth.

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Pomeroy Rec & Rehabilitation Center: Inspiring Individuals with Disabilities to Live a Full Life

Pomeroy Rec & Rehabilitation Center: Inspiring Individuals with Disabilities to Live a Full Life

by Caroline Hunt June 22, 2016

Pomeroy provides recreational, vocational, and educational opportunities for people with disabilities.

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Top 5 Groomsmen Gifts that Give Back

Top 5 Groomsmen Gifts that Give Back

by FGS &Co. June 13, 2016

Your best men are there to guide you through one of the most important days of your life. Show your appreciation with a unique groomsmen gift by FGS&Co. that gives back to one of our nonprofit cause partners.

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Carousel Fund: Supporting Families in Crisis

Carousel Fund: Supporting Families in Crisis

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen June 09, 2016

The Carousel Fund has helped spare many young lives by offering crucial financial aid and invaluable emotional support to hundreds of families in the toughest of times.

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Living Big: Exclusives with Inspiring Leaders - CoachArt

Living Big: Exclusives with Inspiring Leaders - CoachArt

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen May 19, 2016

Zander and Leah founded CoachArt to provide transformative arts and athletic opportunities and education to children living with chronic illnesses in honor of Zander’s father, Dr. Arthur Lurie. We spoke with both of them to learn what inspires these changemakers and how they balance their personal and professional commitments to giving back.

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BUILD: Creating a better future for students through entrepreneurship based learning

BUILD: Creating a better future for students through entrepreneurship based learning

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen May 17, 2016

BUILD works to empower and engage at-risk students to make an everlasting difference in their lives. And the impact is impressive.

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Huckleberry Youth Programs: Bringing Hope to Bay Area Youth

Huckleberry Youth Programs: Bringing Hope to Bay Area Youth

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen May 10, 2016

Huckleberry Youth Programs has partnered with teens and families to overcome adversity and empower young people to maintain healthy life choices for over nearly 50 years. Interested in donating to their cause? Shop our online boutique and enter code: HUCKLEBERRY at checkout. 25% of proceeds from your sale will be donated.

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Larkin St: Helping Youth Stay Off the Street for Good

Larkin St: Helping Youth Stay Off the Street for Good

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen April 28, 2016

The Bay Area is booming, but not everyone is benefitting. Today the climb out of homelessness to a place of self-sufficiency is steeper than ever.

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10 Bridesmaids Gifts (They'll LOVE) that Give Back to Charity

10 Bridesmaids Gifts (They'll LOVE) that Give Back to Charity

by FGS &Co. April 22, 2016

Show appreciation to your bridesmaids with inspiring gifts that give back to local charities. Your bridesmaids are sure to love these 10 gifts from FGS&Co. where 25% of proceeds from each sale are donated to charity cause partners.

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Marine Mammal Center: 40 years of Rescue, Rehabilitation and Research

Marine Mammal Center: 40 years of Rescue, Rehabilitation and Research

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen April 19, 2016

Last year, a sea lion was found wounded and entangled in gillnets and derelict fishing equipment off the coast of Mexico. Her situation was not uncommon -

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Maker Stories: Etkie - Preserving Cultural Heritage in New Mexico

Maker Stories: Etkie - Preserving Cultural Heritage in New Mexico

by Arcelya Morales April 13, 2016

Sydney Alfonso, CEO of Etkie saw an opportunity to build an ethical business model around the talents of women living in the American Indian community. At the same time she saw an opportunity to deliver an upscale brand of contemporary jewelry to the mass market.

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San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center : Bringing an End to Child Abuse

San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center : Bringing an End to Child Abuse

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen April 05, 2016

This April, FGS&Co. is proud to partner with the leading organization committed to eradicating child abuse and its devastating impact in our community

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Maker Stories: Future Glory

Maker Stories: Future Glory

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen February 26, 2016

At FGS&Co. we believe that businesses do best when they reflect the goodness in their community. In fulfilling our mission to give back, we look tirelessly for makers that are as dedicated to bettering their community as they are to their craft. Future Glory is a shining example of a fast-growing enterprise that is committed to making a positive impact...

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Lava Mae: Delivering Dignity and Opportunity, One Mobile Shower at a Time

Lava Mae: Delivering Dignity and Opportunity, One Mobile Shower at a Time

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen December 01, 2015

With one of the highest costs of living in the United States, San Francisco currently has over 8,000 homeless people living in the city.

Enter Lava Mae, the bold and brilliant response project founded by Doniece Sandoval...

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Charity of the Month: Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Charity of the Month: Breast Cancer Research Foundation

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen October 14, 2015

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation is the highest-rated breast cancer organization in the United States, and they are committed to bringing an end to cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research.  They have funded over 8.5 million hours of research to date since their inception...

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Charity of the Month: Zen Hospice Project

Charity of the Month: Zen Hospice Project

by Maya De La Rosa Cohen September 08, 2015

Since 1987, Zen Hospice Project has developed groundbreaking programs and services to bring mindfulness and compassionate care to the dying, their caregivers, and the bereaved. Through a range of services that include direct care at their Guest House, educational programs and inspirational support, they have served more than 31,000 people...

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