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Yelp Helps SF Launch: House Party to Fight Hunger

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What's better than a house party? How about a house party that helps a worthy local cause? On February 18, Yelp Helps officially launched in the Bay Area with a "house party" of epic proportions at Room & Board San Francisco. Yelpers in attendance donated over $1000 cash and three barrels of canned goods to the SF-Marin Food Bank and, in exchange, enjoyed munchies, adult beverages, as well as live entertainment all over the 50,000 square-foot space.

Not only did Yelp Helpers get to explore a massive show room and relax in the house, they also interacted with a handful of truly amazing San Francisco non-profits and signed up to volunteer! Read the warm fuzzy reviews and see photos from our house party, courtesy of Kevin Kluck

Spirits Sponsor: No. 209 Gin craft cocktails, prepared by local connoisseurs Rye on the Road

Food Sponsors: Eat24 – Yelp's official food delivery partner and new acquisition. 

Berkich Baking, Bob's Donuts, FK Frozen Custard, Loving Cup, Noodles & Company, Old Skool Cafe, Rosamunde Sausage Grill, Rubio's, Sugar & Spun

Beverage Sponsors: CellarPass, Crispin Cider, Hall Wines, Hangar24 Craft Brewery, HINT Water, Humanitas Wines, San Francisco Mead Company, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, Trinitas Cellars

Entertainment: DJ Matt the Katt, Snap Yourself!

Non-Profits: 826 Valencia, Community Music Center San Francisco, Crissy Field Dog Group, Friends of the Urban Forest, Old Skool Cafe, SF-Marin Food Bank, SOMArts

About Room & Board:

For more than 30 years, Room & Board's focus has been the simple idea that good design should be beautiful, affordable and long-lasting.

Opened in 2005, the Room & Board San Francisco showroom is powered in part by solar energy, and features landscaping designed by San Francisco landscape architect Andrea Cochran. The showroom features 40,000 square feet of design inspiration on three floors.