Plaid Friday Weekend Donations and Fundraising

Here is a round up of the participating Plaid Friday Weekend (Nov. 24-26) merchants that are using this holiday event to help support local charities. Thank you, Oakland business community!


A Verb for Keeping Warm
6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94608
Paradise Park (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
10% of profits go to Global Glimpse, a local non-profit supporting low-income students to study abroad. 

Crown Nine
515 9th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Old Oakland (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
Fire Recovery Benefit Sample Sale: we are putting all our samples on sale for 50-75% off and donating 100% of all proceeds to Local American Red Cross. 

Five Flavors Herbs
344 40th Street
Oakland, CA 94609
Temescal (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25)
10% of our daily proceeds will be going to Charlotte Maxwell Clinic in Oakland.

FLAX art & design
1501 Martin Luther King Junior Way
Oakland, CA 94612
Downtown (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
We'll have a barrel for the mayor’s toy drive - we appreciate your donations of new, packaged toys for donation.

GoldenBug Children's Shoes
5509 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
Rockridge (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
5% donation of sales to My New Red Shoes- a local organization that provides new school shoes to those in need.

Laurel Ace Hardware
3545 California Street
Oakland, CA 94118
Laurel (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
Canned food drive each day: Bring your cans/boxes to the register to donate and receive a discount of $0.25 per item off your purchase.

The Lei Company Cooperative, Inc.
[Online Only]
10% of sales goes to the Pasifika Center, a non-profit that advances Melanesian, Micronesian, and Polynesian cultures and communities.

Mix Montclair
6136 Medau Place
Oakland, CA 94611
Montclair (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
10% of sales on Thursday, November 30, will be donated to North Bay Fire Victims.

NuSpirit Deisgns
[Online Only]
Raffle with all proceeds going to a local family whose child is fighting pediatric cancer.

6134 Medau Place
Oakland, CA 94611
Montclair (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
We participate with Big Pie, donating 5% of pre-tax sale to the charity Big Pie participates in. 

Reclaimed Luminosity
[Pop-up at E14 Gallery]
472 9th Street
Oakland CA 94607
Old Oakland (map)
Open: Fri (11/24)
$10 off and 10% to fire victims.

Regina's Door
352 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Uptown (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25)
While you are here, pick up a resource packet of information on the fight against human trafficking here in Oakland.


Food, Drink & Services

Alan Cash Video - ACV
[Online Only]
15% donation of any sale to local charity.

Ancestral Apothecary
3798 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
Grand Lake (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
Planting Seeds Herbal Fair, Saturday November 25th at Studio Grand Oakland. Find unique herbal products and gifts. This is a fundraiser for our student of color scholarship fund.

Farmstead Cheeses and Wines
6218 La Salle Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
Montclair (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
Wine Tasting Friday 5-7:30, Saturday 2-5. $1 fee, all proceeds to local elementary schools.

Hopscotch Oakland
1915 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
Uptown (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
25% of all proceeds from bottles of wine purchased on Plaid Friday, Nov. 24 will be donated to North Bay fire victims.

Local Food Adventures
[Online only]
10% donated to the Alameda County Community Food Bank on Giving Tuesday, 11/28/17.

Luka's Taproom & Lounge
2221 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Uptown (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
From Friday 11/24 through Sunday 11/26 Luka's will be donating 25% of the purchase price of select cocktails to the Alameda County Food Bank.

Oakland Grown
[Online Only]
Fundraising for the Alameda County Food Bank Nov. 1 - Dec. 31. 

Riverstone Chiropractic
3409 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
Grand Lake (map)
Open: Fri (11/24)
20% donation to local charity.

The Terrace Room Restaurant & Bar
1800 Madison Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Downtown (map)
Open: Fri (11/24), Sat (11/25), Sun (11/26)
We have a Food Bank Barrel in our lobby and are thankful for any nonperishable donations.

Donate now to the Alameda County Food Bank! 

Make your online tax-deductible donation now. It’s quick, easy and secure. For your convenience they also accept donations through PayPal.

You can also mail your donation. Please download their printable form and send your check made out to Alameda County Community Food Bank (or “ACCFB”) to PO Box 2599, Oakland, CA 94614.