The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Provide seniors in Northeast San Francisco with the ability to remain living independently in their homes by offering rides to and from a medical appointment or a social event, or even just to the local grocery store. Make new friends and expand your San Francisco connections through volunteerism with NEXT Village SF. A little support goes a long, long way!
95% of us want to grow old in the comfort of our own home. NEXT's goal is to help the elderly in Northeast SF does just that! We also work to increase the member's well being by reducing social isolation and loneliness by hosting workshops, cultural events and outings. Some of our members have lived in their homes/apartments for 40 years. Volunteers help by: Providing transportation to medical appointments or offering a lift to our social events. Taking someone to the grocery store, and if needed, help them carry their groceries up to their apartment. Help with technology. Leading a class or speaking about something interesting to a group. They even just provide companionship.
Become a part of our NEXT Neighbor team and start making a difference today!