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The line-up for the annual Star Chefs & Vintners Gala is out, and we are thrilled. This year’s 100 participating chefs include Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinksi (The Progress | State Bird Provisions), Josh Even (Tosca Café), Thomas McNaughton (flour + water), Adam Sobel (RN74), Staffan Terje and Laura Cronin (Perbacco Restorante + Bar | […]
When Friendly Visitor Volunteer Katie found out that her senior pal Zane had passed away, she was naturally sad. The two had a wonderful three-year friendship filled with dance lessons, lunches, movies and more. But when she learned that there had been no memorial, no ceremony or other remembrance held for the 91-year-old ballroom dance […]
San Francisco Seniors Remember – a collaborative oral history project between Meals On Wheels of San Francisco (MOWSF), the University of San Francisco (USF) and StoryCorps – took place from September through December 2014. Students enrolled in a USF oral history class, taught by Professor Ryan Van Meter, were paired with MOWSF seniors so their […]
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Every year our meal delivery drivers bring special Holiday Gift Bags to every we serve. They contain small presents like stationary, soap, flashlights, chocolates, boxes of tea and crossword puzzle books. It truly takes a village to make these gift bags happen! Tremendous appreciation goes out to the hundreds of volunteers – big and small, […]
In all, nearly 600 volunteers participated in MOWSF’s annual Thanksgiving Day Meal Delivery. They delivered 1,700 hot meals and pumpkin pies to seniors across San Francisco. Volunteers were also critical in helping behind the scenes. They assembled gift bags, directed traffic and organized meals by delivery route. “We couldn’t have pulled this off without the […]
This film was made possible by a special grant from the Brin Wojcicki Foundation.