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St. Anthony’s Penny Pitch is Back for its 43rd Year 


Press Contact:
Cori Brosnahan | Marketing Communications Manager
CBrosnahan@stanthonysf.org | (415) 592-2835 

SAN FRANCISCO (October 14, 2021) –St. Anthony’s 43rd Annual Penny Pitch will be held on Friday, October 15, at Chief Sullivan’s Bar and Restaurant in North Beach. Like bocce ball with coins, Penny Pitch brings together San Francisco personalities of all kinds, including local business owners, corporate partners, government officials, Franciscan friars, and athletes. Presented by Wells Fargo, the fundraiser supports St. Anthony’s mission to feed, heal, shelter, clothe, and lift the spirits of people experiencing homelessness and poverty in San Francisco. 

Started in 1977 by renowned restaurateur Ed Moose as a friendly wager between two watering holes, Penny Pitch quickly became a cherished local tradition. Legendary “pitchers” from the past include Metallica, SF Giant Noah Lowry, SF 49er Steve Bono, and more. This year, a record29 teams will compete in a March Madness-style bracket. Since its inception more than 40 years ago, this uniquely San Francisco event has raised more than $1 million for St. Anthony’s! Learn more at www.pennypitchsf.org/

St. Anthony’s invites all interested press to join us for a day of doing good while having fun starting with the first pitch at 12:45 pm. We will be posting to our social channels throughout the day. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @stanthonysf for updates. 

St. Anthony’s 43rd Annual Penny Pitch 

Date:    Friday, October 15, 2021
Time:    Doors open at 11:00 am; First Pitch at 12:45 pm
Where:  Chief Sullivan’s Bar and Restaurant             
622 Green Street             
San Francisco, CA 94133 

Penny Pitching with Mayor London Breed

About St. Anthony’sFounded in 1950, St. Anthony’s is the most comprehensive safety net service center in San Francisco, directly providing food, clothing, medical care, addiction recovery services, access to technology, job training, and other critical resources to the community. Every day we support and are supported by thousands of San Franciscans. Everyone who comes through our doors joins the St. Anthony’s family and helps us create a future where all people flourish. 

Learn more in our 2020 Impact Report.

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