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Community Partner of the Year: First 5 San Mateo

First 5 is one of the largest investors in young children in the State of California. Funded by Proposition 10 in 1998, First 5 transforms tobacco taxes into support for young children in the areas of health, early learning, family engagement, and in larger system-wide changes. State-wide, First 5 has invested more than $10 billion in young children and their families. In 2018, First 5 San Mateo will celebrate 20 years of investment in San…

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Join us for the PRIDE Center opening!

Come celebrate with us the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the PRIDE Center in San Mateo! You will be part of a historic moment as we open the doors of the first ever LGBTQ+ Center in San Mateo County. The meeting is next Thursday, June 1st from 4 to 7 pm at 1021 S El Camino Real in San Mateo. To get your FREE tickets, check out the center’s Event page. The PRIDE Center is a collaborative effort…

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Dine. Drink. Mingle.

Hack for good. Write for good. Design for good. Advocate for good. Mingle with a Mission Our third annual Mingle with a Mission is almost here! Join us for an evening of delicious food and inspiring conversation. Learn how to combine your passion with your purpose and make a tangible impact in your community. The tickets are on sale and they will go fast. Be sure to reserve your seat (and bring a few friends…

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2017 Open House at Peninsula Family Service

On May 16th, Peninsula Family Service held its 2017 Open House. At the end of the work day, we opened the doors of our headquarters in downtown San Mateo to the many community supporters that bring families and individuals closer to opportunity, financial stability and wellness. We were also delighted to see some new faces! Old friends and new had a chance to meet with our Executive Director, Heather Cleary and to learn more about our…

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Puttin’ on the Ritz!

On April 29th, the Hillsborough Auxiliary to Peninsula Family service held its 53rd Annual Gala. The event took place in The California Golf Club of San Francisco. A lively crowd in top hats, gowns and evening gloves celebrated the era of art deco, speakeasies, and the “Golden Age of Hollywood.” During the event, a participant from the Drive Forward program addressed the audience, speaking about the difference it has made in her life. “My income was…

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Celebrate Pilates day with Scoop Studio and help our Early Learning Center!

Scoop Studio is celebrating Pilates day (May 6th) in a great way! On May 6th and throughout the week of May 7th, Scoop will offer 45 minute sessions to first-time and experienced Pilates enthusiasts that will benefit our Early Learning Center. To enroll, visit the Scoop Studio website, scoopstudiopilates.com. The session on Saturday, May 6th will offer the following options: 9 am: On the mat 9 am: Jumpboard on the Reformer 10 am: Springboard/Wunda Chair 10 am:…

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Sun, fun and running for our local community!

Last Sunday, the Rotary Club of San Mateo Sunrise held its annual Color 5K Charity Fun Run. The event took place at the College of San Mateo and had an amazing turnout! The community gathered to support great causes, as the proceeds from the run will benefit Peninsula Family Service, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the San Mateo-Foster City School District. The Peninsula Family Service team was there too: in our booth, having fun at…

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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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Sponsor, run or volunteer!

Join us for a day of sun, fun and color! The Color 5K Run, organized by the Rotary Club of San Mateo Sunrise, will take place on April 30th 2017 at 10:00am at the College of San Mateo. This year, Peninsula Family Service has been chosen to be the recipient of a portion of the proceeds. There are many ways to participate: Sponsor the run Do you want your logo to be on the run’s official T-Shirt?…

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A Beautiful Day at Fair Oaks

In late June, our Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center opened its doors for a wonderful Open House. The event included live music, an art exhibition by the center’s Watercolor Class, a hands-on craft demonstration, and countless other exciting activities. Our Nonprofit Management Intern, Lisa, was on-hand to capture all the fun!

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