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Giving Back to the Community

Each year, the members of the San Francisco FrontRunners nominate and select Bay Area charities serving the LGBTQ+ and greater community to be the recipient of the net proceeds from the annual Pride Run and Sponsorship dollars.

2020 Beneficiary

The LGBT Asylum Project is the only San Francisco nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to providing accessible legal representation for LGBT asylum seekers who are fleeing persecution due to their sexual orientation, gender identity and/or HIV status.

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Past Beneficiaries

  • 2019 - Gender Spectrum: $14,000
  • 2018 - Project Homeless: $10,000
  • 2017 - Alliance Health Project
  • 2016 - Open House: $15,113
  • 2015 - Pacific Center for Human Growth
  • 2014 - Castro Community on Patrol
  • 2013 - Larkin Street Youth Services
  • 2012 - Out In The Bay: $9,400
  • 2011 - Family Builders and Bay Positives
  • 2010 - GSA Network and Being Positive
  • 2009 - GSA Network
  • 2008 - Lyon Martin Health Services and Black Coalition on AIDS: $6,500 each
  • 2007 - AIDS Emergency Fund: $19,0002006 -
  • 2006 - San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department Eureka Valley Teen Program    and The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Historical Society
  • 2005 - UCSF AIDS Health Project and Family Builders by Adoption
  • 2004 - Larkin Street Youth Services and The LGBT Center
  • 2003 - LYRIC and IGLHRC
  • 2002 - Metropolitan Community Center and Positive Resource Center
  • 2001 - New Conservatory Theatre and The LGBT Center
  • 2000 - LYRIC and The LGBT Center
  • 1999 - LYRIC and PFLAG
  • 1998 - The Family Link and Friends of Recreation & Parks (fountain)


2015 Sponsorship Beneficiary

We're excited to announce that Pacific Center for Human Growth has been selected as this year's Pride Run beneficiary! You will be able to donate directly to Pacific Center at our upcoming Sponsorship party.

Pacific Center for Human Growth
Pacific Center for Human Growth fosters and enhances the well-being and self respect of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer youth, seniors, and adults through the delivery of LGBTQ competent mental health and wellness services, and through the cultivation of a strong community of LGBTQ proficient mental health care professionals.

Pacific Center for Human Growth (Pacific Center) is the only LGBTQ organization in Alameda County providing affordable mental health services: HIV support services; a mental health sliding-scale clinic for adults, families and youth; an after-school youth activity pro-gram; 15 peer groups; and a newly launched friendly visitor program for the elder.

Sponsors for 2015:
Marathoner ($1000 or more):
Kaiser Permanente

Half Marathoner ($500-$999):
James Corbett
Dennis Nix
BCH Technical Services LLC
Dan Joraanstad
Bill McCarty
Katharine Holland
Joseph Ferrucci
Steam Works Baths

Sponsorship Levels:
Public acknowledgement over the P.A. system at the start of the run to the 500 or so runners plus their friends, supporters and other spectators.
Larger logo and premium placement on Pride Run giveaway item to registered participants.
One free entry to the Pride Run.
Includes all items listed in the half-marathon sponsorship level.
(Note: Other recognition negotiable depending
on sponsors needs.)

Half Marathoner

Your business logo on Pride Run giveaway item to registered runners (up to 500 participants).
Your coupons or promotional items in our ‘goody bags’
Acknowledgment with logo, on San Francisco FrontRunners and SFPrideRun websites for at least one year; thanks in club publications.
Attendance at a sponsor thank-you party in San Francisco.