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2010 "Press Releases" Archive


Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. to Host Mayors For Meals Day on March 24, 2010

February 18, 2010 (Menlo Park, CA) — Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) Meals on Wheels announced today that it will be holding Mayors For Meals Day as a part of its March For Meals campaign.
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Walmart Foundation Grant to Meals On Wheels Association of America to Help Feed Hungry Seniors at Peninsula Volunteers, Inc.

February 26, 2010 (Menlo Park, CA) – Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) Meals On Wheels has been awarded $14,850 through a Walmart Foundation grant to the Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA).
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New Service is a Bridge to Recovery for Older Adults Returning Home from Sequoia Hospital

March 8, 2010 (Menlo Park, CA ) – Beginning March 8, older adults leaving Sequoia Hospital will benefit from an innovative, multifaceted program designed to bridge the gap between discharge from the hospital and a strong recovery.
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Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels Program Awarded $100,000 from Sequoia Healthcare District for Safety Net Services

June, 2010 (Menlo Park, CA) – Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels received a grant of $100,000 from the Sequoia Healthcare District to help provide hot, nutritious home delivered meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities.

About Peninsula Volunteers

Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is a pioneer in senior services and was the first volunteer organization to receive a HUD grant to develop and build low-income senior housing in the United States. For 64 years, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., has created and provided high quality and nurturing programs for the aging in South San Mateo County, which have allowed seniors to pursue long, healthy and useful lives. Each year, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. delivers over $5 million in services, including over 150,000 hot meals to seniors and the homebound, and touches over 4,500 households through its programs: Meals on Wheels; Little House, The Roslyn G. Morris Activity Center; Rosener House Adult Day Services; and Peninsula Volunteer Properties, Inc. The latter provides 82% of the affordable senior housing in Menlo Park at Crane Place and Partridge/Kennedy Apartments.

For more information about Peninsula Volunteers, please visit our website at: www.peninsulavolunteers.org or keep up with news on our blog: www.penvol.blogspot.com.