Villages: More than getting help, it’s about sharing life with others
Like many of us, Larry Zabo was surprised to learn that he could develop new and loving friendships late in life. “I was overjoyed to reach 80,” he said, “but then came a new reality of vulnerability at my age, and mortality.” As a single gay man without...
SF Nonprofit Spotlight interview
San Francisco Village was featured on SF Commons- SF Nonprofit Spotlight program. Kate Hoepke describes how the last seven months has impacted SFV: “…We have had to dig deep. But at our core, we understand that the reason we exist as a community-based organization is...
Celebrating the Centennial of Woman Suffrage – and its Future
Photo: Leading a march of 300 women of the California Equal Suffrage Association in Oakland August 27 1908 were (left to right) Lilllian Harris Coffin, Mrs. Theodore Pinther, Jr. and Mrs. Theodore Pinther, Sr. Credit: California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA...
What Does Pride Mean To Me?
The LGBTQ Circle has been meeting on Zoom weekly since shelter-in-place started. Here are their reflections on what Pride means to them. Click the next arrow to see more. Growing up in the 40’s and 50’s in Cleveland, Ohio was not easy for those of us who were...
San Francisco Village Honors Rev. Dr. Amos Brown
The Transforming Lives and Community Luncheon is a celebration of aging and our annual signature fundraising event, which was cancelled this year due to the coronavirus. The high point of the luncheon is an award to two people in their 70’s or older who have made a...
The ‘New Normal’ for Many Older Adults Is on the Internet
For some people over 65 facing loneliness and prolonged isolation, expanded tech literacy is a new skill that may stay with them long after lockdowns lift. San Francisco Village members are featured in this thoughtful City Lab exposé.
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