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PVI TRANSPORTATION SERVICES PROGRAM RECEIVES $27,000 GRANT 

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PVI TRANSPORTATION SERVICES PROGRAM RECEIVES $27,000 GRANT  FROM SEQUOIA HEALTHCARE DISTRICT Menlo Park, CA – March 2021: Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $27,000 grant from the Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD). This grant is to further assist PVI’s ability to support the independence and… Read more

Tax season is here and AARP is here to help you prepare your taxes. Tax preparation services this season will be modified due to the current situation with COVID-19. In lieu of in-person tax counseling sessions, we are planning to roll out our service as follows, for those who have filed taxes with us previously. To request a low-contact… Read more

Little House membership – Frequently Asked Questions

      I just renewed my annual Little House membership. Now what? Your Little House membership rate will be prorated at $5.83 per month and the remaining balance will be applied to your new membership choice. How do I choose my new membership option? You can access and choose your new membership option on… Read more

Celebrating 70 years! 1947 – 1957

1947 to Today As of this month, we’re marking 70 years since a group of forward-thinking women incorporated Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., and with that action started an organization that continues to serve the needs of seniors on the San Francisco Peninsula to this day. To honor this milestone, we will be taking a look back… Read more

PENINSULA VOLUNTEERS, INC. RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM KAISER PERMANENTE

Menlo Park, CA – June, 2018:  Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Region, San Mateo area. This grant is to further assist PVI’s ability to support aging in place through its nutrition and physical activity programs.  This project is supported… Read more

PVI Celebrates 70 Years! 1957-1967

Forward Thinking Women Pioneered the Start of Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. by Chris Berry, Director of Development This fall marks the 70th Anniversary of PVI’s founding as a pioneering organization serving the needs of senior citizens on the Peninsula. The group of forward-thinking women didn’t have similar organizations to model the programs after. There were no… Read more

Stephanie Happe, New Personal Trainer at Little House

Little House is excited to introduce our personal trainer Stephanie Happe to our team! Stephanie earned her undergraduate degree in Dietetics but quickly found her passion working with special population exercise programs and in 2011 became a certified personal trainer, NSCA-CSCS. Aside from her love for fitness and well-being, she is also passionate about helping… Read more

High School Students Donate iPads

All of us at Little House’s Tech Center were excited when we recently received a generous donation of ten iPads. They were provided by an organization run by high school students in the San Francisco area. They fix up iPads and give them to nonprofits, like Little House. It’s a great opportunity to help introduce… Read more

Fighting Social Isolation

By Paige Sweetin, Program Manager Little House Over the last several months, the New York Times has run a series of articles discussing the effects of social isolation on aging adults, particularly how it relates to their physical health. Research shows that the socially isolated have an increased risk of stroke and heart disease which… Read more

Transportation Service at Little House

For so many of us who rely on cars to get around, it can be unthinkable to imagine a day when we will have to give up driving. But for aging adults, the realities of roadways designed with younger drivers in mind can make maintaining their drivers licenses a liability.  Others may drive but find… Read more

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