Oakland Firefighters Random Acts 16th Annual Awards & Dinner Dance

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Help Oakland Firefighters Create Random Acts of Kindness

  When They Encounter People in Need in the Oakland Community
Please Come Join Us!

Oakland Firefighters Random Acts
16th Annual Awards & Dinner Dance
“Paying It Forward”
June 24, 2017
5:00 pm – 12:00 Midnight

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension
4700 Lincoln Avenue
Oakland CA


On Saturday, June 24, 2017, Oakland Firefighters Random Acts will present the 16th Annual Awards & Dinner Dance “Paying It Forward”. Our program will recognize four people in our Community who have paid it forward to help people in need. 

Thousands of people drove by wheelchair bound paraplegic Quincey Carr everyday.  OPD Sergeant Clay Burch took the time to stop and talk to Quincey and learn about his story.  Officer Burch’s Random Act of Kindness for Paraplegic Quincey Carr was featured in this KTVU news story: http://www.ktvu.com/news/216088073-story

Paramedic Julie Silva of Paramedics Plus goes above and beyond the call of duty when her Random Acts of Kindness to help people continue long after the 9-1-1 Emergency call is over.  Julie really cares about the people she serves – she cares A LOT.  And her compassion doesn’t end when her shift is over.

Janet Childs is a Critical Incident Stress Management trainer and coordinator to many Bay Area Police and Firefighters.  Janet was manditorily evacuated from her trailer park during the recent floods in San Jose.  While at the evacuation center, Janet helped to debrief and support other flood victims despite losing many of her own personal belongings and being impacted by the floods herself.

This relaxed and fun evening will also include Cocktail Hour with Firefighter Bartenders, a plentiful and delicious Dinner, great Live & Silent Auctions, a really fun Photo Booth, free Fentons Ice Cream, free Massages by the National Holistic Institute, the Annual Dinner Dance Group Photo, Raffle Drawing prizes, and more. Party & Dance until Midnight with Mike Bowns & DJMB Entertainment.

The funds raised at this charitable benefit will enable Oakland Firefighters to create Random Acts of Kindness when they encounter people in need in the Oakland Community and after their 9-1-1 Emergency calls.

Please come join us.
Thank you for your support!

Questions:  Contact  Cindy Chin
Email:  cindy@ofrandomacts.org
Call:  (510) 465-8422

View our Live Auction items below:

Live Auction Items

Item #1
A Ride on the OFD Parade Fire Engine
Fentons Creamery for Ice Cream
For Eight (8) People

Donated By: 
Oakland Firefighters Random Acts

& Fentons Creamery

The Parade Engine lead the 2016 Golden State Warriors Victory Parade

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Item #2

7 Days/6 Nights Stay in a 3-Bedroom/2-Bath Condominium in Beautiful Wailea Elua Village on Maui


Donated By: 
Elaine Unemori


Item #3

Lodging for Seven (7) Nights in Buenos Aires, Argentina Palermo Soho Penthouse Loft.  2-Bedroom, 2 1/2-Bath


Donated By: 
Annette Goodfriend

Item #4
Oakland A’s
18-Seat Luxury Suite

For a mutually agreeable Oakland A’s Home Game
during the 2017 regular season
(Some restricted dates)

Donated By: 
The Oakland Athletics




Item #5
Saturday or Sunday Firehouse Brunch

For Up to Eight (8) People at
Oakland Fire Station 18, ‘A’ Shift

Experience a very rare opportunity to have brunch cooked for you by Oakland’s finest. Spend time around the kitchen table and listen to endless fascinating stories. You will not be disappointed by the company, the conversation, or the meal!

Donated By: 
OFD Station 18, ‘A’ Shift

Item #6
Private Tour of Pixar Animation Studios

Exclusive private tour of Pixar Animation Studios for four (4) people conducted by Bryn Imagire, Art Director at Pixar. View artwork on display from feature films that are in current release, see a few shorts in a private setting and tour the one-of-a-kind Emeryville campus.

Donated by:  Bryn Imagire

Item #7

A Ride Aboard
The San Francisco Fireboat
For Group of Ten (10) People

All participants must be a minimum of 12 years of age
Each minor must be accompanied by an adult

(Good for one year from date of event)

Donated By:
Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White
San Francisco Fire Department

Item #8
Airplane Ride and Lunch with Ice Cream
at Fentons Creamery in the Nut Tree

Take a ride on an airplane built by
retired OFD engineer Al Wraa
to Vacaville and enjoy lunch and ice cream
at Fentons Creamery in the Nut Tree.

Donated by:
Al Wraa & Fentons Creamery

Item #9
Four Hour Sail on the Bay
for Four (4) Adults

Come join us for a great sail on the Bay on our 36 foot sailboat.
We will provide drinks, wine, and appetizers
while you enjoy views of the Bay from every angle.
We will go to Pier 39, Tiburon, Angel Island and Treasure Island.
You may participate in part of the sailing as you feel comfortable
or just relax and let us do the work.
(Month of July 2017 excluded)

Donated by:
Dr. Wayne & Carol Martin

Item #10
Two Round Trip Main Cabin (Economy Class) passes good for domestic travel anywhere Virgin America flies in the U.S.

Known for its mood-lit cabins, three beautifully designed classes of service and innovative fleetwide amenities — like touch-screen personal entertainment, WiFi and power outlets at every seat, Virgin America has built a loyal following of flyers and earned a host of awards since launching in 2007 — including being named the “Best U.S. Airline” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards and “Best Domestic Airline” in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards for the past nine consecutive years. Virgin America is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group.

Blackout dates and other restrictions apply.
Full terms and conditions included with voucher.





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