From my dear friend, the wonderful Toby Salk in the East Bay area of California, comes news of a Mah Jongg tournament for a very good cause. Here are the details:


Come to our Mah Jongg tournament to raise funds for Strive for Change Foundation, in partnership with the Children’s Support League.

Join us for a fun filled day of Mah Jongg with friends benefitting


Thursday October 8, 2015
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Guild Hall
400 Highland Ave
Piedmont, CA

$55 PLAYER REGISTRATION FEE (Donation to Children’s Support League and Strive For Change)
Includes Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Beverages,
Program and the chance to win ‘bonus hand’ prizes

To purchase tickets online, click DONATE
You can also send a check payable to SFCF, P. O. Box 22584, Oakland, CA 94606-5104

Prizes, Continental Breakfast, Gourmet Lunch, Auction Items, and Raffles
Plus: Vintage Mah Jongg Museum with many beautiful sets on display!

You select tournament play or social play.

Click Here for Registration Form

(Admittance at the door is not possible)

Reservations and Payment must be received by
Thursday, October 1, 2015

Be a sponsor: $500
Your sponsorship includes two tickets, a full page ad in the program, recognition in press releases and at the event.

Please let us know if you want to be a sponsor, advertiser or auction-item donor.

Also, please share this “save-the-date” with your Mah Jongg friends
We will gladly email an invitation to all emails provided to:

9:00 – 10:00am Doors open, registration begins, breakfast
10:00 – 11:00am Round ONE to be played
11:00 – Noon Round TWO to be played
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch is served
1:00 – 2:00pm Round THREE to be played
2:00 – 2:30pm Prizes awarded, Auction and Raffle winners announced

The day will also include……
A prize for the best Mah Jong themed Costume (optional)
A Mah Jong Museum with many gorgeous vintage sets on display
A Silent Auction including an “Instant Wine Cellar”, handmade Mah Jong
Jewelry and much more
A Raffle with the chance to win a vintage Mah Jong set of your own!
Plus there will be prizes for certain ‘bonus hands’

Any questions or concerns, please contact either Debra Constantine or Stacy Mattson at

Check out the organizations benefiting from this tournament at: and

Reservation & Payment Must be Received by Thursday, October 1, 2015