On Tuesday, November 28th, participate in Giving Tuesday and help make a difference in the life of a vulnerable senior.
Your donation will help make Giving Tuesday #GivingMealsDay for the vulnerable seniors SOS Meals on Wheels serves every day. Seniors count on us to bring them a daily meal and friendly check in from their delivery driver. We hope we can count on you to make #GivingMealsDay a reality for vulnerable seniors!
Please join us for our annual luncheon to help raise much needed funds for our program. Entrance tickets are $35 for all guests. Come join us for a delicious buffet lunch prepared by our own Meals on Wheels cooks along with our raffle and silent auction!
The sparkle of the Mexican holiday celebration comes alive this season at the San Leandro Performing Arts Center on Friday, December 9th, Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th, for all ages to enjoy. The Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro presents “Fiestas Navideas”, an exciting Ballet Folklorico performance that features a cast of 50 dancers of all ages, from 4 years old to Adult. The performance takes you on a musical journey through the traditions of the Mexican Christmas and showcases the dances of the various states of Mexico, all done in traditional dress. This is the perfect holiday entertainment for the whole family.This event is a benefit fundraiser for SOS/Meals on Wheels.
Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 8pm
Saturday, December 10, 2016 @ 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 3pm
General Admission: $25.00 Advance/$30.00 Door
Children Under 3 FREE
San Leandro Performing Arts Center is located at 2250 Bancroft Ave in San Leandro; on the San Leandro High School Campus. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the theatre.
Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro is directed by Steven KoneffKlatt, founder and producer. He has been presenting Ballet Folklorico productions for 10 years around the bay area and teaches dance to the students of San Leandro High School.
Come enjoy more than 20 local artistans, and good company as you get a jump on your holiday shopping!
Enter our exciting “pick-your-prize” raffle, and savor food prepared by our own Meals on Wheels Chef!
Take out is also available.
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.
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.
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.