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

 

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 decent 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

Upcoming Events

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Hogmanay 2016

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Burns Supper 2017

Recent Newsletters

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November 2016 Newsletter

I hope to see you all on the 26th at our Ball!! We are very proud that the Australian Consul General Oldfield will be joining us as our Honored Guest this year.
The pace of activity …read more>

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October 2016 Newsletter

Last week the BBS arranged a small cocktail reception at the PUC for several of the Anglo groups here in the city to meet the new BCG Andrew Whittaker. We were all delighted to have the …read more>

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May the LORD richly bless your Sabbath day and give thanks for the freedom we have to go to church. (Skeoch hill, Dumfriesshire. This was the covenanters church on many occasions. The stones they sat...

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