BENEFICIARIES - Web site being updated.
Over the past 25 years, Kung Pao has raised 10’s of 1000’s of dollars and awareness for different organizations. In keeping with the Jewish tradition of tzedakah (charity, in Hebrew – tied in with a sense of duty and social responsibility), each year Kung Pao donates partial proceeds to organizations and causes we believe in. See below for this year’s and past Kung Pao beneficiaries.
The 2019 year’s beneficiaries: TO COME
•San Francisco and Marin Food Banks’ “Healthy Children Pantries”
•The Jewish Home San Francisco’s Esther Weintraub Comedy Clinic
(Click here to download an article about the Comedy Clinic from The Jewish Home’s
SFJCC’s Montefiore Senior Center
Lesbian & Gay Senior Services Collaborative
Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases (WORLD) – A social and information network for women with HIV/AIDS
Bay Area Council for Jewish Rescue and Renewal – Promoting freedom for Jews in the former Soviet Union & reuniting families in the Bay Area
Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic –A clinic for low income women with cancer
Shalom Bayit– Jewish Women’s Task Force on Domestic Violence
Jewish Family & Children’s Services AIDS Project
SF Jewish Film Festival – Program of Jewish humor short films
Family Link– a hospitality house for visiting families of people with AIDS
1995 – Los Angeles show
Aunt Bee’s Laundry Service – offering free laundry and house-cleaning services to people with HIV/AIDS.
GESHER: Bridge to Understanding– a joint project of Congregation Sha’ar Zahav & Community United Against Violence
The late Tamar Kaufman – A Northern California Jewish Bulletin writer battling cancer -