Author Archives: Melanie

Get Help

If you or someone you know is experiencing a financial, medical, or life crisis and have no other means of support readily available, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help. Here’s our application form. As you read this, someone in the Bay Area is being helped by BAARC. The organization was started with you in mind, […]

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Mentor Programs

BAARC offers two mentor programs. One for industry professionals and another for university students. Professional Mentor Program Details Apply here. BAARC is seeking approximately mentors and mentees from media companies, digital firms, ad agencies, media agencies, marketing organizations, etc. Some of these individuals will come from industry partners like STAR, SFBig, Greater SF Ad Club – so it will be […]

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Meet Garrett Peters, the first recipient of the BAARC Scholarship

BECA Senior Garrett Peters is first recipient of the Excellence in Bay Area Radio & Audio Media Scholarship at SF State Over the last 30 years, the Bay Area Advertising Relief Committee (BAARC)has donated over $500,000 to individuals in financial need and graduated hundreds of professionals from its mentor program. Now, as a result of the generous donation from the Northern […]

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Giving Back With Purchases You’re Already Making

Here are the very easy steps to setting up BAARC as your charitable organization: Sign in to smile.amazon.com. On the black navigation bar, click on Your Account, and then click on Change your Charity. After a new page loads, type in BAARC or Bay Area Advertising Relief Committee in the charitable organization search bar. We should come up as a San Francisco, […]

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BAARC Toasts to the Holiday Season at Sold-Out Annual Luncheon

What better way to spend the first Friday of December than raising a glass with friends and colleagues at BAARC’s annual holiday luncheon? The festive event raised much-needed funds for BAARC’s year-long financial assistance, mentoring and scholarship programs, as well as gathered funds and more than 350 toys for the San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program. For Fireman Dan, the BAARC […]

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