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Retired or About to Retire?

Have you ever felt alone, without a friend or family member you could turn to for advice or help? As a volunteer Senior Peer Counselor you can end isolation for older adults in our community and be the friendly face that brings indescribable happiness to someone in need. If you are retired, or about to retire, becoming a Senior Peer Counselor is the perfect opportunity to stay active and give back. Training begins on Wednesday, April 6…

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In Loving Memory

In late January, our community lost an amazing man. Harry Bilton Farmer–a Belmont resident, Bank of America Executive, and Navy submarine veteran–was a member of the very first Senior Peer Counselor graduating class in 1987. With his wife, Teresa, volunteering by his side, Harry dedicated nearly 25 years to our program and helped countless older adults navigate their advancing years. Harry’s encouragement prompted Teresa to help found La Esperanza Vive, the Spanish-speaking branch of Senior…

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Twelve New Gala Sponsors!

Our Hillsborough Auxiliary’s Gala is just two months away and we’re in awe of the number of incredible businesses and individuals who are proudly sponsoring the event. Twelve new corporate sponsors have joined the ranks since the last time we posted: Gold Ariat International Summerhill Housing Group Silver Boston Private Bank Bronze City National Bank Underwriters Christensen and Rafferty Fine Jewelry (in-kind) City of San Mateo ($100) Colorprint ($750) CraftSteak (in-kind) Pandy Garvic SRES, Alain Pinel…

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Now Accepting Applications: Nonprofit Management Internship

Peninsula Family Service is currently searching for a wonderful college student to fill the big shoes left by last year’s summer intern, Emily. Through this eight week, part-time internship at our main office in San Mateo, students will gain hands-on experience in all the behind-the-scenes aspects of running a nonprofit. Interns will learn about fundraising, marketing, grant writing, and coordinating volunteers. If you–or someone you know–are a self-starter interested in a career in the nonprofit field and passionate…

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