Our Major Events


Gather to Give, March 2016

A joint fundraiser for Running Chicken and the Educators' Institute for Human Rights will be held on March 11, 2016 from 6-10pm at the Brick Yard in San Francisco.  Tickets can be purchased here: http://gathertogive.mydagsite.com/ . There will be a wine tasting, silent auction, great appetizers and good company.  The entire cost of the event was donated, so 100% of the proceeds will be split between the two benefitting organizations.  More information about Gather to Give can be found here:  Gather to Give.


Party with Soul & Rickshaw Stop, Nov. 2013

Rickshaw Stop generously gave Party with Soul the donations at the door, 100% for the benefit Running Chicken. It was held November 10 with DJs @rtomayko and @newmerator.  Information about the Party with Soul can be found here:  A Soul Affair.


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OctoGala, July 2012

Generously sponsored by GitHub, a benefit dedicated to Running Chicken.  Information about the gala can be found here:  The OctoGalaOctoGala Pictures, and Plans for Using Gala Funds.



Swim Against Malaria, April 2007 & 2008

American High School swimmers gathered pledges for the number of laps they would swim continuously in an hour.  The funds went to combat malaria, via distribution of $5.00 nets, education and medication.  Close to 75 team members participated each year and enjoyed the local radio station WILD 94.9 and a barbecue afterwards. 


Turkey Trot, November 2006 & 2007

A jog-a-thon to raise money for AIDS orphans in Kisumu, Kenya. Put on by the Amnesty International Club at American High School in Fremont, CA. Twenty-five students participated and raised close to $1000.00, all of which went directly GlobalEyes (old name for Running Chicken).