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Joann-Silver Retirement

Last week we had a drive-by retirement celebration for JoAnn Silver at the San Leandro Senior Center. She's worked in Spectrum's Senior Meal Program for 22 years. We congratulate her in her retirement, and wish her all the best!


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Donations of $50 or more made to Spectrum Community Services by 11:59 pm on May 31st will not only be MATCHED dollar for dollar, they will also get you entered into our raffle to win some amazing prizes. Join us on June 1st at 5:00 pm LIVE on Facebook for the raffle prize drawing.  All proceeds benefit Spectrum’s Senior Nutrition Program.

Confirmed prizes are as follows:

  • Gift Certificate to Range Life, a neighborhood restaurant, bar & market located in Livermore VALUED AT $50
  • A weekday flight/zip-lining experience from Sonoma Canopy Tours VALUED at $198
  • One of two bottles of Kosta Browne wine - 2018 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir VALUED AT $130 or 2018 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir VALUED AT $120
  • Oakland Zoo Family Day Pass (includes 2 adult & 2 child admissions) VALUED AT $98
  • One of two bottles of Regusci wine - 2017 Matron Red Wine VALUED AT $105 or 2017 Block 27 Cabernet Sauvignon VALUED AT $95
  • Gift certificates for 8 pints of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream (your choice of flavors) VALUED AT $54
  • San Francisco Zoo passes (2 one-time admissions) VALUED AT $46

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Proceeds from SAFE Grant to offset losses from Spectrum Feed the Need fundraiser 

The impact of your gift is DOUBLED! Donations made through the month of May will be matched dollar for dollar by the Senior Assistance Foundation of the Eastbay (SAFE). Your donation and this $25,000 matching grant will help Spectrum to continue service during this difficult period.