PENINSULA VOLUNTEERS, INC. RECEIVES $20,000 GRANT FROM THE SAN BRUNO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

 

 

For Immediate Release:

 

PENINSULA VOLUNTEERS, INC. RECEIVES $20,000 GRANT FROM THE SAN BRUNO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION


Menlo Park, CA- FEBRUARY, 2022:  Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $25,000 grant from the San Bruno Community Foundation (SBCF) Community Grants Program.

 

The Grant is targeted for PVI’s Meals on Wheels program to be used exclusively in connection with increasing food security and to alleviate hunger of older adults and adults with disabilities in San Bruno.

 

“SBCF is dedicated to enhance the quality of life for the San Bruno Community. “Through the Community Grants Fund and with the support from YouTube, we invest annually in local organizations that are the lifeblood of the San Bruno community. “PVI has gone above and beyond throughout the pandemic to fulfill its mission of enabling seniors to age in place and SBCF is proud to continue our support”, said Foundation Vice President and former Mayor, Jim Ruane.

 

At the February, 24, 2022 PVI Board meeting, Candice Schwab, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. Board Chair and Peter Olson, CEO, discussed PVI’s efforts to support seniors and adults with disabilities in San Bruno with the home delivery of hot meals and other nutritional assistance, which the Foundation is funding with this $25,000 grant.

 

“This funding from San Bruno Community Foundation is crucial to our Meals on Wheels program in the Northern half of San Mateo County” said Peter Olson, CEO of Peninsula Volunteers, Inc.  Candice Schwab said “We’re grateful that SBCF is recognizing and investing in the growing need for these vital services.”

 

About Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI)

 

Soon to celebrate its 75th year, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., has demonstrated a profound legacy of caring for and enabling seniors to age in place, a commitment of providing high quality and nurturing programs so seniors are engaged, cared for and respected as vital community members. PVI’s four core programs, Meals on Wheels nutrition services; Adult Day Services at Rosener House for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias; our senior activity center at the venerated Little House, The Roslyn G. Morris Activity Center; and PVI’s Transportation Services program address the most pressing issues of aging adults by offering critical services to sustain their daily physical, nutritional, emotional and mental health while achieving dignity and independence in their lives.www.penvol.org

 

About the San Bruno Community Foundation (SBCF)

 

The San Bruno Community Foundation is the nonprofit organization created by the City of San Bruno to administer the $70 million in restitution funds received from PG&E after the devastating 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood. The Foundation serves the San Bruno community by investing in projects, programs, services, and facilities that have significant and lasting benefits. Through making grants, leveraging partnerships, and taking advantage of other resources, the SBCF assists and enables the community to maximize shared investments and realize their subsequent enhancements and benefits. www.sbcf.org

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