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Firebrand Artisan Breads has established loyal partnerships with a number of local charity organizations. If you would like to be part of our program, please contact:


Farming For Hope

Farming Hope is a non-profit community organization bringing sustained employment and training in the culinary industry to unhoused and low-income people in our community.


Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge is a non-profit organization established to reach men, women, and teens that suffer from life controlling issues. At San Francisco Teen Challenge, they offer anyone that comes to the organization a fresh start in life.



Bike East Bay

Bike East Bay promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible.


Oakland Grand Prix

Team Oakland has become one of Northern California's most dynamic competitive cycling organizations since its formation in 2003. Team Oakland offers recreation-club riding, as well as a racing team component for men and women of all ages and abilities, with a focus on development and community involvement.


Youth Spirit Artworks

Youth Spirit Artworks (YSA) is an interfaith “green” art jobs and job training program located in Berkeley, California which is committed to empowering homeless and low-income San Francisco Bay Area young people, ages 16-25. The mission of Youth Spirit Artworks is to use art jobs and jobs training to empower and transform the lives of youth, giving young people the skills, experience, and self-confidence needed to meet their full potential.



BUILD, an innovative college readiness non-profit organization whose mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college & career success. In their 10th grade year our students work on building the skills needed to run a successful business.



IMPACT Bay Area, a grassroots nonprofit that provides self-defense skills to at-risk communities.  Our focus on violence prevention helps keep women, men, teens, and members of the LGBTQ community safe with a feeling empowerment.


DayBraek Adut Care

Founded in 1993 as the Adult Day Services Network of Alameda County (ADSNAC), DayBreak has become a leading non-profit network of 13 adult care centers located across Alameda County. Centers provide specialized health and wellness programs for seniors and adults with disabilities, as well as resources and support services for family caregivers.


GDS Cloth Goods

GDS was founded to provide ethical and sustainable alternatives to people who appreciate simple modern design. We believe that knowing the makers of our textile goods is as important as understanding the route of food from farm to table.



Oakland Treasure Hunt

The Oakland Treasure Hunt is an urban sleuthing adventure played on the streets of downtown and uptown Oakland. Teams have three hours to solve clues leading to unique locations including obscure landmarks, forgotten architectural delights, and vestiges of Oakland’s rich history.


Crocker Highlands Elementary School

Crocker Highlands Elementary School provides a joyful, equitable educational experience that fosters enthusiasm for learning and encourages a growth mindset for children and adults.  The school recognizes and supports diverse learning styles, inspires personal and social responsibility, and promotes the academic development of its students.


MERCY Worldwide

MERCYworldwide, a 501(c)3 non-profit global organization that is committed to transforming the lives of the poor, less fortunate, and most vulnerable individuals and communities around the world. The San Francisco Branch was started in 2013, and has focused on serving the poor and less fortunate around the Bay Area.


UnCommon Law

UnCommon Law provides a healing pathway home after decades in prison.  Join #ObamaFellow Keith Wattley and help expand UnCommon Law’s impact, reuniting more families torn apart by mass incarceration.


Common Vision

Common Vision is creating a Healthy and Just Society by growing fruit tree orchards in low-income schools. We envision a world where sustainable agricultural provides all people with access to high quality and culturally appropriate foods; a world where agriculture is a tool for reversing climate change and supporting social equity.


Agricultural Fire Relief: Let's Support Farmers & Laborers!

Sunday Dec 3rd 2018, an evening of eating & drinking to celebrate our local food system and raise money for farmers and laborers affected by the North Bay fires. All money brought in by tickets and our silent auction will be split between UndocuFund, supporting immigrants left without resources after the fires – many of whom support our agricultural system through their labor, and the Farmer’s Guild Just & Resilient Futures Fund, giving longer-term grants to farmers for rebuilding.


Northgate Neighbors

Northgate Neighbors is the beat 8x division of the Oakland Neighborhood Services department of the Oakland Police Department. It is a community group serving Uptown, Northgate Waverly and Pill Hill Neighborhoods. We discuss the ins and outs of our neighborhoods, led by neighbor-in-chief Nate Moon. Meet representatives from local government, and the police, help tackle issues both big and small, and work to make Oakland a better place.

Building Opportunities For Self-Sufficiency

BOSS is an award-winning organization that helps people who are facing deep poverty and multiple special needs. BOSS works one-on-one with each family and each individual to help them achieve stable income, permanent affordable housing, and lasting wellness. The mission is to help homeless, poor, and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency, and to fight against the root causes of poverty and homelessness.

March For Science

The March For Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. They unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good, and for political leaders and policymakers to enact evidence-based policies in the public interest. Publicly funded scientists must be free to communicate openly their research, data sets, and conclusions of their work.


Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge is a non-profit residential recovery program that has been making an impact in a variety of communities for over 40 years. This 12-18 month program has been helping men, women, teens, children, and families win the battle over addiction, domestic violence, sex trafficking and reckless lifestyles.  They have six centers which include two adolescent centers, a women’s center, two men’s centers, and an entire family center. 

The San Francisco Bay Area Albert Schweitzer Fellowship 

A 501(c)3 organization that provides service to vulnerable communities in the Bay Area. Fellows are graduate students enrolled in major universities throughout the area and are committed to addressing unmet health needs of the people living here through yearlong projects.


A company founded in 2010 that develops regional and regenerative fiber systems on behalf of independent working producers, by expanding opportunities to implement carbon farming, forming catalytic foundations to rebuild regional manufacturing, and through connecting end-users to farms and ranches through public education.