How Are They Doing Today: Leia’s Journey

How Are They Doing Today: Leia’s Journey

As part of an ongoing series– How Are They Doing Today – we’re launching this year, I wanted to follow up with some of the Meals on Wheels seniors who have graciously shared their stories with me over the years. While everyone I’ve talked to comes from different walks...
Meet the Mayor of Powell Street

Meet the Mayor of Powell Street

I met Paul, who is 80, outside of his apartment on Powell Street in San Francisco on a picture-perfect day. The iconic cable cars clang up and down the street unloading a steady stream of people into Union Square. The sidewalks were lined with well-dressed tourists...
Alan is the Happiest Person He Knows

Alan is the Happiest Person He Knows

Alan Blackman’s eyes twinkle with a life well-lived and full of treasured memories.  The former Brooklyn, NY native has lived in his home in San Francisco’s Castro district for the past 33 years.   Alan lives in a classic Victorian. Upon entering, I began...
Special Meal Delivery for Carmen

Special Meal Delivery for Carmen

We had the most heartwarming experience at Meals on Wheels San Francisco! Carmen, who is 84 years young and has been receiving meals from us since 2020, received her meal delivery on September 7th from none other than San Francisco Police Chief William...