A law that takes effect June 1 this year may affect you. If you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) you will be able to apply for CalFresh and possibly receive extra money for your groceries. Since 1974, low-income Californians who qualified for SSI have not been able to receive food stamps...
We wish John, a Meals on Wheels recipient, a Happy 100th Birthday! His daughter tells us he spent the day at the Bayview Senior Center where staff threw a party for him. Former SF Mayor Willie Brown even made a surprise appearance to celebrate with him. Later that night, John and his daughter...
Leia, a Meals on Wheels client, was on top of the world when she moved to San Francisco in the 80s. At 64, she has held a variety of careers including as a broadcast journalist, poetry teacher, as an information and cybersecurity consultant for a number of Silicon Valley startups including Napster...
       On Thursday, March 21, over 40 Meals on Wheels SF(MOWSF) volunteers delivered 150 disaster preparedness kits to homebound seniors in the Tenderloin as part of the annual, nationwide senior hunger awareness campaign known as March for Meals. Meals on Wheels America started the March for...
Antoinette greets me from the third floor of her apartment building in Visitacion Valley. I look up at her from the sidewalk as she says hello and beckons for me to enter the complex. It’s hard to hear her over the roar of traffic entering and exiting the highway just across the street. “There are...

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