How We Helped in 2017

In 2017 we received 2962 calls regarding senior services from 477 clients. Our wonderful 253 volunteers collectively donated 23,378 hours of their time and drove our seniors 36,930 miles.

Client Demographics

 

  • 77% of callers are women

  • 87% live alone

  • 38% have no family

  • 55% are over the age of 80

  • 59% live at or below the poverty level

  • 69% have a disability

Services by City

 

  • Santa Clara 50%

  • San Jose 21%

  • Sunnyvale 10%

  • Cupertino 8%

  • Saratoga 4%

  • Los Gatos 4%

  • Campbell 3%

Services By Type

 

  • 2462  Rides

  • 521  Shopping and Errand Trips

  • 502  Friendly Visits

  • 431  Referrals

  • 365  Household Hazardous Waste Pickups and Drug Disposal Assistance

  • 229  Handyman Services

  • 164  Yard Work Services

  • 142  House Projects

  • 73  Assistance with Computers/Technology

  • 57  Help Organizing or Filling Out Paperwork