Sitting in her modest living room, 86-year-old Florence gazes intently at her television. Family Feud is blasting on the speakers (Florence is a little hard of hearing) as her granddaughter, Whitney, and I, enter her home in the Bayview, a short distance from the Meals on Wheels San Francisco...
November 9, 2018 Mel is a 64 year old Army veteran and lives in a one bedroom apartment in senior housing in San Francisco. By the way he talks, or rather doesn't talk, about his past you can tell life wasn’t always easy for him. Mel spent his early years in the Midwest and bouncing around between...
October 24, 2018 For the past year and a half, we've been very fortunate to work with Maren Caruso. Maren volunteers her time and talent as a pro bono photographer. For this year's upcoming Star Chefs & Vintners Gala, she'll team up with floral designer Matthew Drewry Baker to create a fresh...
October 22, 2018 Kurt was raving about his favorite meal, Cheese Tortellini, as he walked through his sparse but neatly arranged kitchen. Sunlight from the late autumn afternoon flickered on the walls. “I love the program. My budget won’t allow me to eat out. It’s just so easy. Pop the meal in the...
October 12, 2018 At age 66, Stenis possesses an unwavering curiosity about life. “I feel more spiritually connected. I watch nature. I look at all this stuff out here and I thought, ‘Nature is reality. It’s God’s work. It’s eternal.’” Much of Stenis’ fascination with nature began in 1968 during...

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