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2018 Annual Luncheon Fundraiser in San Francisco

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Enjoy updates from this year and support Pachamama Alliance's work moving into 2019.

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Event Description and Details

Come celebrate what is possible for the future of humanity and the Earth in the face of challenging times. Join us at the Pachamama Alliance Annual Luncheon Fundraiser in San Francisco.

Event Description

Join Pachamama Alliance leaders to learn about our initiative to permanently protect the Sacred Headwaters region of the Amazon rainforest, and the exciting additions and updates to our educational programs that reflect what is happening in the world in these changing times.

We hope you will join us for this homecoming as a way to connect with friends—both old and new—by sharing a meal and learning about the ways in which you can contribute to this work.

Event Details

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
  • Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Doors open at 11:30 AM
  • Event begins at 12:00 PM

*We'll also be in New York City on Nov. 2
Join us in New York

Where to Find the Event

In Person or Online


This event will be streamed live at 12:00 PM on November 15, so you can join from anywhere in the world.

RSVP to the livestream

Opportunities to Get Involved

Our annual fundraisers are made successful by committed supporters who host tables or volunteer.

Become a Table Captain

Table Captains commit to filling seats of this event by inviting their family, friends, and coworkers to attend and consider becoming investors and partners in our work.


Become a Volunteer

We’ll need help from hundreds of volunteers to put on this event, so bring your energy and commitment.

Attend in Person

Attend in Person

Seats for this event are filled by Table Captains, however, a very limited amount of seats are available for Pachamama Alliance friends and supporters to come on their own.

What You'll Experience

Here’s just a taste of what you can experience at our Annual Luncheon this year!

Hear from our Founders

Hear from Co-Founders Lynne and Bill Twist, and John Perkins

Hear from our indigenous partners

Hear from our indigenous partners about the critical need to protect their land and culture

Get news and updates

Get news and updates about our educational programs

Receive updates about our work

Receive updates about our work on the ground in Ecuador and the Sacred Headwaters Project

Enjoy delicious organic lunch

Enjoy delicious organic vegan lunch

Connect with Pachamama Alliance

Connect with Pachamama Alliance supporters and participants

Invest in our critical work

Invest in the critical work of the Pachamama Alliance

Additional Events

The San Francisco Luncheon is just one of five events happening in the same week to gather friends and supporters of Pachamama Alliance. They are an opportunity to connect even deeper with the work and community of the Pachamama Alliance, and we hope you will join us for all of them!

How Forests Think

How Forests Think: Shaman and Scientist Explore the Wisdom of Nature

Join anthropologist and author of How Forests Think, Eduardo Kohn; Sápara indigenous leader and traditional healer, Manari Ushigua; and Pachamama Alliance co-founder and best-selling author, John Perkins as they offer distinct approaches and insights around the complex relationships and cultures among the flora, fauna, and humans of rainforests.

November 16 | 7 – 9 PM

Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to Drawdown

Join this two-hour workshop to see both the possibility of reversing global warming and that you have an important role to play in that process, based on the findings of Project Drawdown.

November 17 | 10 AM – 12 PM

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

In this four-hour workshop, discover your role and contribution to creating a new future that honors and sustains life.

November 17 | 1 – 4:30 PM
Drawdown Initiative Convener Training

Drawdown Initiative Convener Training

This one-day training will empower you with the tools, practice, and inspiration needed to bring the radical message of reversing global warming into your community using the programs of Pachamama Alliance’s Drawdown Initiative.

November 18 | 10 AM – 4:30 PM


Thank you to our generous partners who provide the financial and in-kind donations that make our fundraiser possible. Email Melissa Trimble at melissa@pachamama.org to become a sponsor.

Nia Global Solutions
New Resource Bank
Conscious Company Media
Wetherby Asset Management
Greenheart International
Lost Empire Herbs
Canterbury Consulting

Do you love to share the causes of you feel passionate about with others? Table Captains commit to filling the seats of this event by inviting their family, friends, and coworkers to become investors and partners in our work.

As a table captain you will:

  • Create an opportunity for your guests to be inspired to align their resources with their values, re-allocating their resources towards a brighter future.
  • Empower yourself by introducing 10 of your family members, friends, or colleagues to this transformative work and community, which you are passionate about supporting.
  • Broaden your network of like-minded poeple as well as re-connect with Pachamama Alliance supporters who you haven't seen in some time.

You are the greatest asset of the Pachamama Alliance — an awake, compassionate individual, commited to creating a new future for our human family. Being a Table Captain is an easy way to quickly accelerate the spread of this work.

If you are interested in learning more about this fabulous experience, or are ready to host a table, contact Emma Korpi at +1 415 561 4522 x125 or email tablecaptains@pachamama.org

Come and help us prepare The Pavilion at the Fort Mason for our 20th Anniversary Dinner and Celebration! You will meet other like-minded people, learn first hand what goes into producing a world-class event, and make a difference for it to all work beautifully. You will be helping us set-up, decorate, or break-down. We'll need support from a large team of volunteers to put on this event, so bring your commitment, your vigor, and your energy.

To sign-up as a volunteer, contact Lindsay Dyson at +1 415 561 4522 x101 or celebrationvolunteer@pachamama.org. You will recieve a confirmation. Details of the shifts and jobs available will come later.

Our Annual Fundraiser includes a rich program that presents the history of Pachamama Alliance, current updates about our work, and powerful invitations to get involved.

Viewing the Live Stream of the event is a great way for people new to the work of Pachamama Alliance to learn about the work and get involved.

Each year, comitted Pachamama Alliance supporters and Community members around the world host live viewings to fundraise for Pachamama Alliance and to invite new people into their Pachamama Alliance Communities.

We will support you in hosting the viewing in your home, work space, or community space and provide you with tools and tips for making the event impactful and successful.

To sign-up to host a live viewing, contact Emma Korpi at +1 415 561 4522 x125 or emma@pachamama.org