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2011 "Press Releases" Archive

Rosener House Unaffected by State Cuts Continues Adult Day Programs at Full Strength
July 6, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., today assured the Mid-Peninsula community that its Rosener House services to aging residents and their caregivers are totally unaffected by the State of California's plan to eliminate the Medi-Cal coverage of Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) services.
Grant from Walmart Foundation and Meals On Wheels Association of America Helps Feed Hungry Seniors in South San Mateo County
June 21, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels has been awarded $10,091 through a Walmart Foundation grant to the Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA).
Meals On Wheels Association of America Recognizes PV Mayors for Meals
May, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – MOWAA has given a grant of $1,100 to Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels in recognition...
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Grant Supports Rosener House Therapy
May, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – In keeping with its mission of enhancing community well-being through its support of community programs and services...
Allen Foundation Funds PV Meals on Wheels for Nutrition Education
May, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – Peninsula Volunteers is one of 19 nationwide organizations to receive a grant in May, 2011 from the Allen Foundation of Midland, Michigan.
Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels Program Awarded $100,000 from Sequoia Healthcare District for Safety Net Services
April, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels received a second year grant of $100,000 from the Sequoia Healthcare District to help provide hot, nutritious home delivered meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities.
Rebuilding Together Peninsula Volunteers is Supporting Little House Refurbishment
April, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – Our partner in the SHHP program, Rebuilding Together Peninsula, is graciously supporting the refurbishment and expansion of our Little House, the Roslyn G. Morris Activity Center.
Our Mayors Deliver
March, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – On Wednesday, 3/23, Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels program held our annual "Mayors for Meals" event. The event is actually coordinated nationally with our sister agencies in the Meals on Wheels Association of America, with thousands of public officials participating to show their support for senior nutrition services.
City of Menlo Park Continues Support for Residents at Rosener House
January, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – The City of Menlo Park has been financially assisting the operations of Rosener House since 1994, and this year has given a grant of $11,000 to help Menlo Park residents to access the services at Rosener House.
A Bridge to Recover for Older Adults Returning Home from Sequoia Hospital
January, 2011 (Menlo Park, CA) – Peninsula Volunteers received a $25,000 second year grant from CHW/Sequoia Hospital for the local collaboration known at the Sequoia Hospital Homecoming Program (SHHP).

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.