Join us for the 2020 Bookeaters’ Bash!

You’re invited to 826 Valencia’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the Bookeaters’ Bash! This inspiring benefit event supports our free writing, tutoring, and publishing programs, which serve more than 9,000 under-resourced students in San Francisco. Join us for this evening of words, wit, and wonder.

The Details:
Thursday, March 19
Bimbo’s 365 Club
1025 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA

6 PM – VIP/Host Reception

Raise a glass with our founders, board, and special guests at this pre-event reception.

7 PM – Dinner and Program

Dine, drink, and enjoy a program featuring:

Featured guest Wesley Morris, New York Times journalist and podcast host

Word for Word performing student writing

The soulful sounds of singer/songwriter Martin Luther McCoy 

And of course, 826 Valencia student authors!


This event sells out quickly, so don’t delay and get your tickets.

Interested in hosting a table or sponsoring this or a future 826 event? Learn about our levels and benefits by contacting the Development Office at 415.642.5905 ex. 202 or email Nicole Brown at


The 2020 Bookeaters’ Bash Committee:
Colleen Quinn Amster
Carolyn Feinstein Edwards
Holly Johnson
Julia Matsudaira
Tish Scola


The 2020 Bookeaters’ Bash Host Committee:
Kirsten and Michael Beckwith
Emily Holt // Hero Shop
Barbara Keck
Jordan Kurland
Kristina and Chris Smith
Shauna Stark and Karen Wagstaffe
Rick Wolfgram


The 2020 Bookeaters’ Bash Sponsors: