Two-thirds of Meals on Wheels San Francisco's clients live alone.  It is a heavy burden on their lives and on our community. Loneliness and isolation are societal problems with all-too-real consequences that affect seniors and their loved ones.  "Loneliness and social isolation are different, but...
It wasn’t that long ago. Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans on August 29, 2021. The category 4 twister was the second most damaging hurricane to hit the state of New Orleans.  Ida changed Rosemary’s life forever.  She lost pretty much everything—her home, her belongings, even her treasured collection...
  “I tried to stand up, but I could not,” Keith, a Meals on Wheels client, said. “I didn’t realize the severity of my injuries, so I tried to stand again and just fell right back down.” In 2020, Keith experienced a terrible accident. He was visiting a friend in San Francisco when he leaned outside...
The Home-Delivered Groceries program launched as a pilot on July 14, 2010, started with just 50 clients. But it has grown exponentially over time. Now, Meals on Wheels serves nearly 500 clients each week, with many more people served by partner organizations across San Francisco.    Volunteer...
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”— Audrey Hepburn According to the Corporation for National & Community Service study, one in four Americans volunteer. The demand is strong! Volunteers make the Bay Area a...

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