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2013 "Press Releases" Archive


Sequoia Healthcare District expands grant to $140,000 for Peninsula Volunteers Programs

Menlo Park, CA (August, 2013) Sequoia Healthcare District provides program grants to 29 local non-profits and government organizations that serve the residents of our area through their Caring Community Grants.  Through this program Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels was awarded $90,000 for daily meal delivery to disabled or homebound residents in South San Mateo County. Every week, Peninsula Volunteers delivers over 1,500 hot, nutritious meals to seniors and adults with disabilities who are unable to cook for themselves. 

Burlingame, CA (Feb. 28, 2013) Healthy is … the Sequoia Hospital Community Grants Award Breakfast.  During the Feb. 1 breakfast, attendees celebrated the distribution of $110,000 in community grants to five San Mateo County agencies that collaborate to administer the Sequoia Hospital Homecoming Program. 

Peninsula Volunteers Meals on Wheels Hosts “Mayors For Meals Day” March 20, 2013

Celebrating 35 Years of Meals on Wheels Service to south San Mateo County

Menlo Park, CA (Feb. 22, 2013) – For one day this year you can be sure that your local mayors will deliver the goods to their constituents! Eleven mayors and officials will go door to door across mid-Peninsula cities bringing life-giving hot meals to homebound and frail seniors, who cannot cook for themselves.

Subaru "Share the Love" Grant for Meals on Wheels through MOWAA

Menlo Park, CA (Feb. 6, 2013) – Peninsula Volunteers “Meals on Wheels” program is proud to announce it has been awarded a $550 grant from Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) for its participation in the Subaru ”Share the Love” sales event with local dealership, Putnam Subaru of Burlingame.  


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.