Cooking Matters

Our Cooking Matters program offers free cooking and nutrition classes to adults, children and families. We are always looking for volunteer chefs, nutritionists, and food lovers. Learn more about Cooking Matters here or click here to volunteer!

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18 reasons is non-profit organization and a proud member of the Bi-Rite Family.

Make A Donation

Thank you for supporting our work. Here is what your contribution could enable us to do:

$50 could support an 18 Reasons

$100 could help our youth leaders to Soup for Supper

$350 is what it costs for one child to attend our

$600 could buy groceries for a Cooking Matters series for 15 families

$1,000 could help us train 10 community members to teach classes in their communities

If you would like to make a charitable gift, you can do so on-line or via check. We appreciate donations of any amount and thank you for them in advance. For online donations please click HERE

For donations via check, please make checks payable to “18 Reasons” and send checks to us at:

18 Reasons
3150 18th Street, #315
San Francisco, CA 94110

Thank you!