SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2013) - Larkin Street Youth Services and Title Sponsor PwC US will host the annual Corporate Leadership Breakfast on February 5, 2013, at the City Club, attended by members of San Francisco's business community. This year's guest speaker, Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, president, Charles Schwab Foundation and senior vice president, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., will be sharing her personal and professional journey toward building a mission for Schwab's strategic philanthropy.
"Passion is the greatest driver of high-impact philanthropy," said Schwab-Pomerantz. "For business leaders who want to make a positive impact in their communities, focusing on a social issue they care deeply about and that aligns with the business makes all the difference."
"PwC, with Larkin Street Youth Services, is proud to host this unique event, which provides the San Francisco business community with a platform to encourage and inspire one another to better serve the needs of our city," said Jim Henry, Managing Partner of PwC San Francisco. "As a firm, PwC is focused on giving back to the communities where our people live and work and helping develop the next generations of leaders. We're pleased to collaborate with local businesses in a common goal to provide a brighter future for the youth of San Francisco."
Larkin Street has served over 70,000 youth since first opening in 1984. The Corporate Leadership Breakfast raises funds and awareness to help support Larkin Street's 25 programs housed in 15 sites in San Francisco. Larkin Street serves about two-thirds of San Francisco's homeless youth and is the primary provider of housing for transitional age youth in San Francisco. For every young person who exits street life, society saves more than five times the cost of long-term intervention.
The breakfast will be held at the San Francisco City Club, February 5, 2013, 7:30am -9:00am. For more details and to receive a press pass, contact Nicole Garroutte, (415) 673-0911 ext 305.
About Larkin Street Youth Services
San Francisco's Larkin Street Youth Services is an internationally recognized leader in providing effective housing, education, employment and health services to at-risk, homeless and runaway youth. Larkin Street reaches youth ages 12 - 24 through 15 locations and 25 programs. Three out of four youth who complete the organization's comprehensive programs exit street life. For more information, please visit www.larkinstreetyouth.org.
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