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A pre-school welcome from the National Charity League

There is no better gift that one that is hand-made. This time, we are certain they were “heart-made”! On March 21, representatives from the National Charity League, Crystal Springs Chapter brought “welcome bags” for forty pre-schoolers participating in Peninsula Family Service Programs. The reusable lunch bags donated by 4Imprint were filled with a hand-made blanket, coloring book, crayons, and stickers—all special gifts for children enrolling in our program this summer. . Also delivered were Kits…

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Thank you Gala Sponsors!

Our Hillsborough Auxiliary’s Gala, Puttin’ on the Ritz, is less than six weeks away and we are counting down the minutes until April 29! We’ll dust off our top hats and gowns and celebrate the era of art deco, speakeasies, and the “Golden Age of Hollywood.” Thank you to our generous corporate sponsors whose support is so important to the work we do at Peninsula Family Service. We are incredibly grateful and are delighted to…

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Lend an ear and change a life

Senior Peer Counseling Open House If you have one hour a week, you can change a life. Many older adults in our community struggle everyday, finding it difficult to establish and maintain social connections that help them feel fulfilled. Here at Peninsula Family Service, we help older adults who are struggling to find that social connection improve their health and transform their lives. The Senior Peer Counseling Program provides FREE training and matches you with…

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Pacific Union Real Estate awards grant to the Haven Family House

Recently, Pacific Union Real Estate awarded a generous grant to the Haven Family House in Menlo Park. We are thankful for this gift of hope, which will keep children and families safe and stable through housing, early learning and family support services. The Haven Child Development Center is one of two child development centers dedicated to serving children whose families reside in emergency or transitional housing through LifeMoves. The center, a partnership between Peninsula Family Service and…

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Arne Croce: investing in nonprofits strengthens our community

The Silicon Valley is experiencing a prosperity paradox. While technology and start up innovation are creating a tremendous amount of wealth, there is a spike in the number of people that rely in some form of assistance to make ends meet every month. In a recent article posted in the Daily Journal, Arne Croce, our former Executive Director, talks about the importance of investing in local nonprofits. With four years of experience at the helm…

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