SAVE THE DATE: MAY 12, 2023
It's time to warm up your throwing arm and pitch some pennies for a good cause.
Penny Pitch is back! Please join us on Friday, May 12, 2023 at the 45th Annual Penny Pitch to benefit St. Anthony’s! This year, we’re returning again to Chief Sullivan’s Bar and Restaurant in the heart of San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood, where this famous competition began. Registration begins at 11:00am. Flat bread and 1 cent Bloody Marys served until 12:00pm. Lunch begins at 11:30am followed by the program and Penny Pitch competition.
Proceeds of the event benefit the St. Anthony Foundation, and last year’s event raised more than $100,000!
PENNY PITCH’S RICH HISTORY
Started in 1977 by legendary restaurateur Ed Moose as a friendly wager between two watering holes, Penny Pitch has become a cherished San Francisco tradition supporting St. Anthony’s mission to feed, heal, shelter, clothe, and lift the spirits of people experiencing homelessness and poverty in San Francisco.
Like bocce ball with coins, Penny Pitch is a friendly contest that brings together local business owners, corporate partners, government officials, Franciscan Friars, athletes, and San Francisco personalities of all kinds. Much like the NCAA’s March Madness, Penny Pitch features teams of six competing in a single elimination bracket-style tournament. Back by popular demand, “Last Chance Pitch-In,” where a losing team can earn a spot back in before the finals. The Penny Pitch Champion will earn themselves the coveted Ed Moose Trophy and bragging rights for the year!
Legendary “Pitchers” from the past include Metallica, SF Giants Tim Lincecum and Andres Torres, SF 49ers Guy McIntyre, Keena Turner and more.
PITCHING PENNIES FOR GOOD
We invite you to partner with us as a sponsor and enjoy the benefits that come with it! Join those who have already decided to be a part of this long-standing San Francisco tradition to support San Franciscans in need and make our city a better place for everyone.
Need more information? Contact Erin McLaughlin, St Anthony's Events Manager at 415-592-2792 or email email@example.com.
2023 PENNY PITCH COMMITTEE
Meagan Levitan and Dale Carlson, Co-Chairs
Joanne Hayes White
PHOTOS FROM 2022 PENNY PITCH
Click the above photos to see pictures from last year. To view all photos, click here. To view all photos from 2021, click here.
ABOUT ST. ANTHONY'S
Founded in 1950, St. Anthony's is the most comprehensive safety net service center in San Francisco. Every day, we provide food, clothing, healthcare, access to technology, job training, and other critical resources to San Franciscans in need. Everyone who comes through our doors joins the St. Anthony's family and helps us create a future where all people flourish. Learn more at stanthonysf.org.