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Dine ‘n Donate 2016

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We had so much fun at last year’s “Dine Out” that we decided to do it again! On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 enjoy an evening out and help SOS/Meals on Wheels! No grocery shopping, cooking or dishes for you. SOS will receive up to 20% of the net proceeds from each participating restaurant.

Zachary’s Pizza, Rockridge location (510) 655-6385
5801 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

Pasta Pomodoro, Rockridge location (510) 923-0900
5500 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

Puerto Bello, San Leandro, (510) 969-7085
14680 Washington Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578

All restaurants require patrons to bring the flyer with them for dine in or take out.

 

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Rockridge Pasta Pomodoro

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America, Let’s Do Lunch!

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Meals on Wheels America’s National Ad Council Campaign featured four SOS Meal recipients! “America, Let’s Do Lunch” launched nationally on July 12th, 2016. The campaign features seniors who currently receives Meals on Wheels and is designed to bring in a new influx of volunteers. The campaign includes TV Ads, print images, radio spots, social media and digital media images.

 

Lola Silvestri, 94 a resident of Hayward, CA. Lola is a San Francisco native and long time resident of Hayward, CA. Lola raised two children and worked in public relations for the Sears Roebuck Company. She was married for over 50 years and was widowed 5 years ago.

 

Charles and Maude Spann are 103 and 99 years old! They are longtime residents of San Lorenzo who have been married for 76 years! Charles was an electrician and Maude stayed home to raise their children. They are both independent types who only began receiving Meals on Wheels a few years ago. Their home is full of pictures of their large extended family which includes a great-great grandchild!

 

Julius Gaines is a retired school counselor, poet and amateur photographer. Mr Gaines was a school psychologist in the Berkeley public schools for almost 30 years before retiring in 1994. Mr. Gaines authored a book of poems entitled Homecoming – A Book of Poems which was published in 1996. Mr. Gaines received a grant from the Virginia Foundation for The Humanities to write a book about his native Staunton, Virginia. Mr. Gaines began receiving Meals on Wheels after he suffered a stroke in 2007.

8th Annual Spring Fundraising Luncheon

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Please join us for our annual luncheon to help raise much needed funds for our program. Entrance tickets are $35 for seniors 60 or over and $45 for our guests under 60. Come join us for a delicious buffet lunch prepared by our own Meals on Wheels cooks along with our raffle and silent auction!

There are still sponsorship opportunities available! Your sponsorship enables SOS/Meals on Wheels to prepare and deliver over 300,000 meals annually and provide friendly safety check ins to 1,100 seniors each delivery day.

Gold Plate sponsor=$3,500

Silver Plate=$1,500

Bronze Plate=$750

Table Sponsor=$400

To inquire about sponsorship, please contact Mary Gregory (mary@sosmealsonwheels.org) or Connie McCabe (connie@sosmealsonwheels.org)  or (510) 582-1263.

 

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Our generous sponsors for the 8th Annual Spring Fundraising Luncheon

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8th Annual Spring Fundraising Luncheon

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Please join us for our annual luncheon to help raise much needed funds for our program. Entrance tickets are $35 for seniors 60 or over and $45 for our guests under 60. Come join us for a delicious buffet lunch prepared by our own Meals on Wheels cooks along with our raffle and silent auction!

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Vintage: “What’s it Worth?”

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SOS/Meals on Wheels and Michaan’s Auctions present Vintage: “What’s it Worth?”

Always wanted to know what that “unique” lamp from Great Grandma is worth? Want to know once and for all if that old painting is a masterpiece or throw away? Now is your chance to have your items professionally appraised by a Michaan’s Auctions expert and find out if you have trash or treasure!

Bring your items on Saturday, March 19, 2016 12:00pm-3:00pm to SOS/Meals on Wheels, 2235 Polvorosa Ave. Suite 280, San Leandro, CA 94577.  $25.00 includes an appraisal for 1 item and a light lunch. $10 each for up to two additional items.  Limit is 3 items maximum. Items will be appraised by appointment only in 10 minute increments.

Please RSVP to Mary Gregory at SOS, (510) 582-1263 or mary@sosmealsonwheels.org. Payment accepted via credit card, check or cash. All proceeds to support the SOS/Meals on Wheels program.

VINTAGE: “WHAT’S IT WORTH?”

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SOS/Meals on Wheels and Michaan’s Auctions present Vintage: “What’s it Worth?”

Always wanted to know what that “unique” lamp from Great Grandma is worth? Want to know once and for all if that old painting is a masterpiece or throw away? Now is your chance to have your items professionally appraised by a Michaan’s Auctions expert and find out if you have trash or treasure!

Bring your items on Saturday, March 19, 2016 12:00pm-3:00pm to SOS/Meals on Wheels, 2235 Polvorosa Ave. Suite 280, San Leandro, CA 94577.  $25.00 includes an appraisal for 1 item and a light lunch. $10 each for up to two additional items. Limit is 3 items maximum. Items will be appraised by appointment only in 10 minute increments.

Please RSVP to Mary Gregory at SOS, (510) 582-1263 or mary@sosmealsonwheels.org. Payment accepted via credit card, check or cash. All proceeds to support the SOS/Meals on Wheels program.

Thank you to Peet’s Coffee in Castro Valley

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Thank you to Peet’s Coffee in Castro Valley for choosing SOS/Meals on Wheels to benefit from their annual Holiday Giving! SOS will receive a total of $2,050 from both customer donations and a matching gift of $750 from Peet’s! What a great start to 2016!

Enjoy the photos of our wonderful volunteers who helped us with this event.

 

AmazonSmile

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Did you know that you can help SOS/Meals on Wheels every time you make a purchase at Amazon.com? Click the banner below and make sure Service Opportunity for Seniors is your selected non-profit organization. Then just use “SMILE.AMAZON.COM” whenever you shop on Amazon!

For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to SOS/Meals on Wheels.