Friday, January 26th, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 27th, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 28th, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SENIOR ACCESS DAY CENTER
70 Skyview Terrace, Bldg. B
San Rafael, CA
Please RSVP to email@example.com if you would like to participate.
Painting Senior Access Center
OTW will spend the last weekend in January painting Senior Access' Day Center. On Friday evening we will gather to prepare the space for painting. Saturday will be dedicated to painting and Sunday, to touch-ups.
This activity is open to anyone who would like to help OTW make a difference in the community.
OTW participants, alumni, and leaders had multiple opportunities to bond and learn from others during the following events:
OTW participants spent the month gift wrapping at Barnes & Noble and Copperfield's to raise money for our annual trip. OTW was proudly selected to be one of two organizations to benefit from Barnes & Noble's book drive this year which allowed us to make donations to other needy organizations within the Bay Area.
A small group of us assisted Marin County Juvenile Probation by delivering turkeys to people in our community.
OTW alumni participated on two panels on Intervention & Prevention where they discussed what led them down the path to resiliency. One panel was for community members and the other for law enforcement at the Corte Madera police department.
We traveled to Nepal where we trekked through the Himalayas and stayed in a remote village that had been devastated by the earthquake in 2015. OTW stayed with the Chepang people, donated paint and school supplies, primed and painted their school and the window frames of the villagers' homes. We also visited several orphanages, the Nepal Disabled Association, Clinic Nepal, and primed, sanded, and painted the perimeter wall around another school. In India, we learned so much as we visited Varanasi, the Taj Mahal, the Red Fort, and many other of the country's beautiful sites.
OTW donated beverages, helped set up, manned the registration booth, and participated in the Marin Crop Hunger Walk. It was a great event with over 125 participants.
OTW volunteered with Rafael Evening Rotary to help Extrafood.org distribute food to nonprofits serving children, adults, and families in need after the Farmer's Market at the Marin Civic Center.
OTW prepared, served and shared a meal with local homeless through the REST program. The REST program is an alternating shelter service for the homeless provided by local Marin County churches from late fall through to spring. We were humbled and fortunate to be able to spend our time helping with such an important need in our community.