Tag Archives: San Mateo County

Helping CASAs Promote a Normalcy Rarely Experienced by Foster Children

We are thrilled to share this guest post by Beth Nolan, who is the Program Director of  CASA of San Mateo County. Beth works closely with her CASA volunteers to apply for our Social Worker/CASA Resource Grant Program. “I want … Continue reading

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Encouraging the Creative Mind through Our Arts Resource Program

When a nine year old considers the Earth and nature, the idea that the Earth’s natural materials – sticks, seeds, dirt – can be used to create art does not typically come to mind. Yet a stick can make an … Continue reading

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Where’s Bill? At a Dance Class at Juvenile Hall

Where’s Bill? Follow PVF’s Executive Director, Bill Somerville, out of the office, for site visits and meetings with outstanding grassroots leaders. For over 20 years PVF has given support to the Zohar Dance Company in Palo Alto. Its artistic director, … Continue reading

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Where’s Bill? A Tailgate Party at Samaritan House

Samaritan House is a respected program serving the poor in San Mateo County with hot meals, clothing, counseling, and a free health clinic. The food program has a central kitchen which served 125,000 meals in the past year. The truck … Continue reading

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