Welcome to The Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco!

Society officers L to R: David Campbell, President; Francesca McCrossan, 1st VP; Allen Cary, 2nd VP.

Founded in 1863, our society joins men and women of Scottish birth and those of the same heritage in a bond of culture and benevolent purpose, the latter best expressed in our motto:

“OUR AIN ILLS HAE STRENGTH TO BEAR ANITHER’S AYE HAE HEART TO FEEL”

Aid to people of Scots origin or descent in distress remains an important function for us. We cooperate frequently with the British Benevolent Society of San Francisco, and join with such organizations as the Caledonian Club, the PBFSCO and the St. Andrew’s of Oakland and St. Andrew’s of Los Angeles in special projects.

The Duke of Hamilton

His Grace, Alexander Douglas-Hamilton,
16th Duke of Hamilton,
Patron of the Saint Andrew’s Society of San Francisco

Recent Newsletters

  • April 2018 Newsletter

April 2018 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

After first acknowledging National Tartan Day (April 6th) – I would like to begin with a big round of thanks to our St. Andrew’s Society for pulling together and doing good work. …read more>

  • March 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

Dear St. Andrew’s Society,

I’ll begin by wishing our readership Happy Spring, as the Vernal Equinox approaches (March 20th)! Circling back to where we left off last month in February…As mentioned, we would close out this …read more>

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