Seniors at the Neighborhood House Association senior center received tablets funded by a No Senior Alone grant to help them stay connected during COVID-19
San Diego Seniors Community Foundation gave $226,794 to senior centers around the county last year, with more than $48,000 to senior centers across North County.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for seniors to connect with loved ones, go to work, and volunteer in their communities. As Bob Kelly argues in this op-ed, the loss of seniors in the public sphere has come at a tremendous cost to the San Diego region.
A grant from San Diego Seniors Community Foundation allowed the Ramona Senior Center to bring joy to its clients with a socially-distanced drive-thru Christmas party.
SDSCF selected nine grant beneficiaries to receive nearly $200,000 in combined funding for programs that help seniors stay healthy, engaged, and connected to their communities.