Turkeys, Groceries and Kindness Bring Holiday Cheer

Better Together – Once again, neighbors fanned out across the southern neighborhoods of San Francisco to bring turkeys, fixings and kindness to those in need.  This would not have been possible without the financial support from the Glide Food Program, Barbara Garcia, Director of the SF Dept. of Public Health whose contribution supported the 221 additional turkeys […]

Celebrating Good Neighbors

Community Living Campaign held our second annual event to honor neighbors who volunteer their time to make a difference in their community.  The ARC was transformed on May 6 into a neighborhood block party, with lots of good food, conversation, fun photos, and even a few prizes.    This year, we honored 10 stand-out neighbors who […]

Annual Event Shines with Friendship and New Connections

Dr. Patrick Arbore was the special guest as this year’s honoree for the Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award, held on September 22 at the Marine’s Memorial in San Francisco.  Once again, the community of individuals and organizations who believe in the importance of helping seniors and people with disabilities age in community came together.  Highlights […]

St. Francis Square Shows the Way

Article by Betty Traynor, Convenor Since 2010, the Community Living Campaign has been active at St. Francis Square (SFQ), a 50 year plus residential cooperative founded by the ILWU with close to 300 units in the Western Addition, across from Japantown. Our CLC group founded by Marcia Peterzell and Linda Silver was a very welcome […]

Good Neighbors Celebration Honors CLC Volunteers

On Saturday, CLC hosted our first even Good Neighbor Block Party to thank the many neighbors and community-members who are creating the connections seniors and people with disabilities need to age and thrive in their own neighborhoods. The event thanked neighbors connected to CLC programs across San Francisco, and also honored seven neighborhood volunteers whose […]

A Thousand Turkeys Fly to Good Homes

Thanks to the generosity of Glide’s Food Program and scores of caring volunteers, 1000 turkeys were delivered to those who could use this holiday blessing. Over 35 organizations came together to help each other deliver turkeys and “fixings” along with information and other special gifts. See more pictures from the OMI, Parkmerced and Bayview Delivery Team. […]

Cayuga Neighborhood Rocks for the Holidays (and Beyond)

You may not have heard about the Cayuga neighborhood before, but that is changing!   This neighborhood and its leaders, including Rev. Glenda Hope and  CLC Community Connector Patti Spaniak, are being honored by the Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) as the “Come Back Neighborhood of the Year.”   The event is being held on January 27th from […]

Breast Cancer Support Meeting

October is the month to promote Breast Cancer Awareness, and no one does it better than the Breast Cancer Support Group at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in the OMI Neighborhood. [Show as slideshow]

Party With a Purpose

The October 23rd “Party with a Purpose” drew nearly 300 participants for an active and engaging afternoon to celebrate the 10 year Anniversary of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council and showcase the work of their Aging and Disability Friendly Workgroup.  This Workgroup launched a process two years ago when the Mayor signed a letter requesting […]

Resources from 4th Annual Aging While Black Forum

The Fourth Annual Aging While Black Forum in September drew a large and engaged audience to hear excellent speakers who presented useful information from their perspective. Guest speakers included: Veronica Shepard, SF Dept of Public Health on Food Security McCrea Parker from Zero Divide around Bridging the Digital Divide Anthony Lopez about Real Estate, Wills and Trusts […]