News Archives - San Francisco Village

KQED The California Report: Building Community For Seniors In Need

Madi Bolanos, a reporter with KQED The California Report, recently sat down with SFV member, Shorey Chapman, to discuss how his life was transformed by genuine connection with SFV volunteers, David and Lisa Rice. As we age, our social networks tend to shrink, leaving...

Moments that Matter

This year, on Giving Tuesday, we were honored to share the story of how a dear SFV member, Carrie G., discovered the joy and relief of finding a community of reliable people who care for her at San Francisco Village. Carrie, an independent 94-year-old living alone in...

Healing Effects of Social Connection

On May 2nd, the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, released a new Advisory report called Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation: The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on the Healing Effects of Social Connection and Community, sharing the harmful effects of...