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Annual Report 2021: Message from CEO / Board Chair

Dear Peninsula Family Service (PFS) Community Supporters and Friends, On behalf of everyone at PFS, we hope that you are well. The past 18 months have been particularly difficult, but especially for people in the communities that we serve. Nevertheless, we feel hopeful that normalcy is slowly returning to our lives. We have moved into our recovery and reopening process while continuing to keep our program participants and our staff safe. Our Early Learning Centers…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from July 13 – August 11 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken to connect participants with someone who shares similar life-experiences and perspectives, with programs offered…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 30 –  April 28 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken to connect participants with someone who shares similar life-experiences and perspectives, with programs offered…

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Volunteer Strong: COVID-19

Individuals and group volunteers overcame COVID-19 challenges to continue support for PFS participants with a variety of caring projects. The response of volunteers to the increased level of food insecurity experienced by our neighbors continues to be outstanding. From March to December 2020, donations of meal and pantry boxes poured in with an impressive amount of more than 16,145 meal boxes. Donations of non-perishable, pre-cooked meals, and Thanksgiving dinners supplemented the food distribution from Second…

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Our Commitment to Support the Vulnerable Members of Our Community

Early Learning Support Update Our Early Learning teachers and family engagement staff have been a lifeline to the families we support. In partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley, every Wednesday families pick up food boxes at our Midway Child Development Center in Daly City. Over 200 boxes of food are handed out each week by staff and volunteers. Our teachers prepare and deliver learning activity kits for the children, as well as…

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Resources for COVID Recovery

DOWNLOAD MEETING SLIDES HERE Join Peninsula Family Service (PFS) and Comerica Bank to Learn More about Nutrition and Food Assistance Presented by: Victor Marquez, Case Manager PFS Older Adults Program How to apply for Food Assistance through Cal Fresh Food Banks in the Bay Area PFS Food Programs Second Harvest Food Bank How to Use Available Sources

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