Gary’s eyes gleam with joy as he tells of one of his most favorite celebrity encounters. He says he ran into world-famous tennis legend Jimmy Connors at an event some 40 years ago. Back in the day, Gary was an avid tennis player, so confidently, he asked the tennis pro if he'd play him, of which...
"You can call me Jerry unless I'm in trouble, and then you can call me Jerome." Jerry is a Navy veteran and a guy who will literally give you the shirt off his back.  Jerry is retired, and one of his main activities is community outreach for the homeless in San Francisco. Jerry has given out...
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...

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