Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) will celebrate 32 years of providing affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco at its 32nd Birthday Dinner on Friday, May 17 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm in the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The festive evening will feature cocktails, dinner, a heartwarming program emceed by ABC7 anchor Cheryl Jennings, dancing with live entertainment by GEORGE COLE - Gypsy-Jazz & Uptown Swing, and DJ Rafa S, a special rendition of “Happy Birthday” sung by a cast member of Beach Blanket Babylon and the annual presentation of the Brother Kelly Cullen Community Award.
Named for the late former TNDC Executive Director, the Brother Kelly Cullen Award is given to an individual or organization that shows extraordinary community spirit and compassion in providing services to San Francisco’s poorest and neediest residents. This year, the Award is going to University of California Hastings College of the Law who is being honored for providing student tutors to the children at our Tenderloin After-School Program for the past ten years, as well as their commitment to civil justice for the poor and elderly through their Civil Justice Clinic and their Medical Legal Partnership for Seniors programs.
Hundreds of supporters will be on hand to toast TNDC’s long history of providing safe, affordable housing and support services for low-income people in San Francisco. Individual tickets to TNDC’s 32nd Anniversary Dinner are $200 each, and tables start at $2,000. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For tickets and information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lisa Rapaszky, (415) 358-3907 or [email protected]
About Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC)
TNDC’s mission is to provide affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources. Since its founding in 1981, the TNDC portfolio has grown to 31 buildings serving more than 3,200 tenants. TNDC provides its tenants with professionally managed, affordable housing and vital services that help to ensure tenants maintain their housing and increase their health and well-being. The organization has more than 15 years of experience housing and providing on-site case management services to a variety of low-income populations, including chronically homeless adults and families, and those with chronic and persistent mental illness, medical conditions, substance use issues co-occurring disorders. Many of these tenants are frequent users of crisis health services.