Volunteer Spotlight: Olivia Mcaa

Meet Olivia, one of our newest Home & Hope volunteers! Read on for her interview with Aliyah, one of our Program Assistants. ALIYAH: What congregation are you affiliated with? OLIVIA: Unitarian Universalists in San Mateo. How do you stay involved with Home & Hope? This is actually my first time [volunteering] with Home & Hope. Welcome! What are your favorite tasks so far? Cooking, making placemats, and … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Olivia Mcaa

Staff Spotlight: Adriana Cicciarelli

Meet Adriana, one of our Program Assistants! Adriana joined the Home & Hope team in November 2016. A recent graduate of UC Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Sociology and minor in Education, Adriana enjoys learning from others and, as a result, building strong relationships. Her favorite part of working at Home & Hope is hanging out with families and volunteers at the congregations. Adriana loves … Continue reading Staff Spotlight: Adriana Cicciarelli

Volunteer Spotlight: Kris Brooks

Kris, one of our long-time volunteers, is a coordinator at Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church in San Mateo. She works with her husband, Jerry Brooks, and Helena Drummler, to coordinate volunteers for their hosting week. From playing basketball with families to keeping the living spaces orderly, we thank this coordinator team for all that they do! ________________________________________________________________ ALIYAH: How do you stay involved with Home & Hope? KRIS: … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Kris Brooks

Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara & Leroy Padilla

Meet Barbara and Leroy Padilla, two of three coordinators at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in San Carlos. Their selflessness and care for other shines through in their interactions with our guest families. Thank you for your continued support over the years! For our second Volunteer Spotlight, staff members Aliyah and Adriana conducted a joint interview with Barbara:   ALIYAH: How did you start volunteering? BARBARA: I … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara & Leroy Padilla

Join Us: Spring Open House

The Home & Hope staff welcomes you to our Spring Open House, on Thursday, March 23 at 6:30pm! You can expect light refreshments, enlightening conversation, and a tour of our updated facilities, made possible by a Thrivant grant from Bob Beuthel. We look forward to seeing all of you there! Location: Home & Hope Day Center 1720 El Camino Real, Ste. 7, Burlingame, CA 94010 Continue reading Join Us: Spring Open House

Volunteer Spotlight

As you may know, Home & Hope’s mission is to provide community support for families experiencing homelessness. In this spirit, we want to recognize our awesome volunteers who help nurture our community, and whose actions invigorate our sense of what it means to support those around you. Here, we share Vivian’s thoughts on what Home & Hope means to her. Thank you to our weekend staff member, … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight