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Friday, January 15, 2010

This Weekend: All the S.F. Haiti Benefits We Could Find

Posted By on Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 6:38 PM

Bakesale for Haiti: Many cupcakes and other sweets are on sale at the gourmet market, as well as at Pizzaiolo in Oakland and Gioia Pizzeria in North Berkeley. All proceeds benefit Partners in Health. Sat., Jan. 23, 10 a.m., free. Bi-Rite Market, 3639 18th St. (at Guerrero), 241-9760,

Benefit Class for Haitian Earthquake Relief: Mixed levels Vinyasa class with Jill Abelson. Sun., Jan. 17, 4:30 p.m., $17. Yoga Tree Valencia, 1234 Valencia (at 23rd St.), 647-9707,

Book Sales Benefit Haiti: Twenty per cent of proceeds from books sold on and will benefit American Red Cross efforts in Haiti. Jan. 15-31, varies. Multiple San Francisco locations, multiple addresses.

click to enlarge Ellul: Free music for Haiti
  • Ellul: Free music for Haiti

Ellul Haiti Benefit: All proceeds from local electronic duo Ellul's recent EP go to Partners in Health. Find it at Jan. 15-Feb. 5, pay what you can. Multiple San Francisco locations, multiple addresses.

The English Beat Haiti Benefit: Ska band splits 100% of proceeds to Doctors Without Borders and Yelé Haiti Earthquake Fund. Show plus VIP meet-and-greet. Sun., Jan. 17, 8 p.m., $25-$100. Red Devil Lounge, 1695 Polk (at Clay), 921-1695,

Free Party for Doctors Without Borders: Live music, good food, and beer are free, but to get the raffle prizes, you have to shell out. The organization works to provide direct medical care in dangerous areas -- including Haiti. Sat., Jan. 16, 7 p.m., free, Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa (at Potrero), 861-9199,

Funny Mondays at Deco Lounge Haiti Benefits: Comedy shows donate proceeds to Rainbow World Fund's efforts in Haiti. Starting Jan. 18, Mondays, 8 p.m. Continues through Jan. 25, free-$20 donation. Deco Lounge, 510 Larkin (at Turk), 346-2025,

Haiti Benefit Concert: San Francisco Boys Chorus and friends perform. Sun., Jan. 24, 5 p.m., donations accepted. Cathedral of Christ the Light, 2121 Harrison (at Grand), Oakland,

Hearts and Hands Special Benefit for Haiti Earthquake Relief: Family soul dance jam benefits Doctors Without Borders. Sun., Jan. 17, 11 a.m., $5-$15. Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo (at Gilman), Berkeley, 510-525-5054.

A Night of Hopeful Laughter: Comedy Benefit for Hope Flight Foundation: Tue., Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m., $15. Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St. (at Mission), 647-2888,

Spark Membership Mixer Haiti Benefit: Women's philanthropic group donates to relief efforts. Wed., Jan. 27, 6 p.m., $75, Cantina, 580 Sutter (at Mason), 398-0195,

Swing Dance for Haiti Relief: "Swing U"'s beginning dance lessons benefit relief efforts in Haiti. Sun., Jan. 17, 7 p.m., $10, Live Arts Gallery, 151 Potrero (at Alameda), (415) 263-0980,

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