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Dedicated Support from our Auxiliaries

Dedicated Support from our Auxiliaries In FY19-20 our Auxiliaries demonstrated their strength as partners more dramatically than ever. During the first half of the year, each Auxiliary replicated its remarkable expertise in fundraising activities. In October 2019, the Foothill Auxiliary hosted the Holidays on a High Note luncheon and floral arrangement demonstration. At the Hillsborough Auxiliary (HAPFS) Thanks for Giving event in November 2019, Carole Middleton was awarded “Sustainer of the Year” for her dedicated…

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Thank You COVID-19 Donors

Thanks to the investment by PFS donors and partners, we continue our work as a pillar of community support, and ensure that our community’s most vulnerable families have the tools they need to weather the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.  As soon as our community began to shelter-in-place, PFS pivoted our activities by providing remote services to participants in all three program areas. As staff spoke with individuals and families, PFS realized…

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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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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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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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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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