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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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May 6: Plant Sale Benefiting Fair Oaks

Friday, May 6 9:30am – noon Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center 2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA *cash only Stock your summer garden with organic seedlings raised and sold by the Garden Club at our Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center. Starting at just $3, plants range from vegetables and herbs, to succulents, orchids, and roses. All proceeds benefit the Garden Club. About the Garden Club Each Friday, older adults gather in the garden at Fair…

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Mingle with a Mission Tickets On-Sale!

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 11am – 1pm 31st Union – 5 S Ellsworth Avenue, San Mateo Join Peninsula Family Service for our second annual Mingle with a Mission, a morning of delicious food and inspiring conversation in a modern take on a tradition started by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello: The Jeffersonian Dinner Brunch. Here’s how it works: 10 people + 1 table + 1 Question = An unforgettable morning! Guests will be seated at 10-person tables…

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Join our Thunderclap!

It’s time to dream big, no, not big, HUGE. Join our Thunderclap on Friday, April 29 and pledge your commitment to creating a community with opportunity for all. Every pledged tweet and Facebook post generates a $5 donation from one of our amazing supporters. What is a Thunderclap? Thunderclap is a crowd-speaking platform that allows people to pledge a Twitter or Facebook message on the same day, at the exact same time, to break through the social media noise…

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Executive Director Arne Croce steps into the “Selfie Station” during last year’s Mingle with a Mission

Millennials Unite at Mingle with a Mission

Above: Executive Director Arne Croce steps into the “Selfie Station” during last year’s Mingle with a Mission Young professionals, budding do-gooders, or start-up ninjas, however you refer to the millennial generation, their role in shaping the future of philanthropy cannot be understated. Last year, we introduced Mingle with a Mission, a new series of events where millennials can explore their philanthropic passions—and get to know Peninsula Family Service—over locally sourced bites and brews. David Hunsaker…

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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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Thank you Gala sponsors!

Our Hillsborough Auxiliary’s Gala is just three months away and are we counting down the minutes until we get to don our jeans and jewels for what is sure to be an unforgettable night! In the meantime, we’d like to thank the many corporate sponsors who have already pledged their support: Platinum  Lynn and Brad Tuthill with Goldman Sachs & Co. Gold Alisa Ruiz-Johnson with McGuire Real Estate Mills-Peninsula Health Services and Mills-Peninsula Division of…

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Black Tie and Boots

Last year’s Gala, A Night at the Copa, was brimming with bold evening gowns, dapper tuxedos, and more fun than we can even begin to describe. From the Carmen Miranda-esque showgirls who greeted guests during the cocktail hour, to the thrilling live auction, it’s hard to believe there could ever be a more exciting event for a better cause. But when our Hillsborough Auxiliary announced the theme for next year’s Gala we knew we were…

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2015 Holidays on a High Note

A little morning drizzle couldn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 200 guests who attended our Foothill Auxiliary’s 18th annual Holiday on a High Note last Monday. Each year, this sell-out event at the Menlo Circus Club features fantastic shopping, stunning table-settings by local designers, a delicious luncheon, and a live tutorial by one of the country’s leading floral artists. During her demonstration titled, “Floral Expressions,” award-wining international floral designer Lana Chernyavsky shared her tips…

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A Night at the Copa

The San Francisco City Club was truly “The Hottest Spot North of Havana” when our Hillsborough Auxiliary celebrated their 51st anniversary at the historic club in late February. More than 250 guests in brilliant-hued gowns and dapper tuxedos gathered at the Copacabana-themed event to celebrate the Auxiliary’s incredible work and to join them in raising vital funds for Peninsula Family Service. This year’s Gala raised an amazing $84,500 to help fund our new STEM initiative…

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