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Respecting Our Elders Van News and More!

To the extraordinary Respecting Our Elders community, As a board member and volunteer, I am so grateful and proud to be part of our ROE community. Just before Thanksgiving, I put out an urgent call asking for your immediate financial support to get the van back on the...

A Message from Board Member,
Debra Price Van Cleave

To my community, friends of Ruth and Curt and all those who have benefited from the Respecting Our Elders food program, Congratulations, we did it!! Together, in community, we stepped up, we dug deep and we provided the funds to get the van back on the road again—in...

We really need your help right now

We really need your help right now

If there was ever a time to support our beloved Respecting Our Elders food program, this is it. Our van is down and we are raising funds to cover the cost of a new (used) engine, installing the engine and getting the van on the road as quickly as possible. We also...

Filling People Up

Filling People Up

One of our guiding principles is to fill up our volunteers, who are selected from our recipients, so that they can in turn, take are of others. I had a great conversation with one of our newer volunteers who has taken on one of our late night pickups at Whole Foods...

Just got interviewed by a national magazine!

Woman's World, a weekly magazine sold primarily in supermarkets, with over one million readers in the U.S. and Canada, is doing a story about Curt and I and Respecting Our Elders. The article will be in the December 12th issue, which will be on the stands December...

Palace Market in Pt. Reyes now a food donor

We are very excited to announce that Palace Market in Pt. Reyes Station has agreed to donate their "spoils" to Respecting Our Elders. This daily donation will help us take care of the seniors at Walnut Place in Pt. Reyes, as well as provide additional food for the...