Weeks after launching the $1 million No Senior Alone initiative, SDSCF announced our first round of grant awards. Board member Derek Quackenbush talked to KUSI about the work our grantees are doing.
San Diego Seniors Community Foundation awarded grants to nine local nonprofits for programs that support isolated seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Money from the No Senior Alone initiative will be distributed to senior-serving nonprofits around San Diego County to support their work helping vulnerable seniors stay connected to loved ones and bridge the digital divide.
On Wednesday, community leaders gathered in Chula Vista to announce a new initiative led by the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation to fight the harmful effects of social isolation among seniors during COVID-19.
On Wednesday, SDSCF announced a $1 million campaign to support isolated seniors across San Diego County during COVID-19. KUSI's Jason Austell reported live from the scene. Watch his interview with SDSCF board member Pam Smith and Abigail Sahm of the Sahm Family Foundation.