"Thank you for your kindness...your concern for others...your group has restored my belief there is hope for humanity. You are each special people changing lives of others."
Welcome to Gathering for Women
On March 21 we celebrated the grand opening of Casa de Noche Buena, the area's first homeless shelter for women and families with children, with an online event featuring performances by jazz artists Tammi Brown and Amina Figarova. Click here to view a recording of the event!
Message from the Executive Director
On March 13, 2020, GFW staff met not knowing how on Earth we would get through this pandemic. We stayed open the entire time without any furloughs or illness, putting women in to permanent housing through our partners, and providing assistance, case management and PPE to those still waiting for affordable housing. We saw 407 women over the year (many multiple times), provided 16,407 meals, 2,319 showers, 1,889 clothes closet visits, and 1,367 case management visits, and we opened the first ever "housing first" shelter on the Peninsula for homeless single women and families with children. We are extraordinarily proud of what we accomplished in a brutally difficult year and grateful for the support of GFW staff, Board, volunteers, and our local community. Now that things are looking a bit brighter, we can't wait to see what we do in 2021.
Thank you to all who helped us get through! We couldn't do this without you.
Staci M. Alziebler-Perkins Executive Director
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Hot To-go Breakfast (Monday - Friday) Brown Bag lunch Monday to Friday