St. Anthony’s Foundation is a food service organization located in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco with a focus on community—both for the people serving, and those who they serve.
We had a remarkable turnout of 16 volunteers from Cushman & Wakefield who participated in the farmers market, a weekly event put on for seniors in the community to be able to get fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats, all free of charge. The farmer’s market collaborates with the San Francisco Food Bank, to provide food to low-income senior citizens in the neighborhood. Cushman & Wakefield’s volunteers hailed from our San Francisco and North Bay offices and included (alphabetically): Kerri Chase, Krissy Daily, Amy Downs, Mike Goodwin, Olive Ho, Hope Keaney, Kat Kozlowski, Samantha Low, Trina Mui, Ariana Nash, Austen Peterson, Shawn Reese, Shane Smith, Patrick Symes, Courtney Trunnell, and Ricky Zhang.
On behalf of the group, Krissy Daily expressed, “Our team really enjoyed being part of this important effort. St. Anthony’s is a wonderful organization that does so much for our community. It was privilege to give back and to help those in need. We all had a wonderful time and enjoyed meeting so many people, even if for a brief moment.”
It was an incredible event, with approximately 75 seniors coming through the dining room. Shane Smith said, “A special and humbling part of this experience was that many of the people who came to the market did not speak English, but were still able to communicate their appreciation and joy that they had towards us for helping them. There was not a single person that did not either say or gesture a sign of thanks to each of our volunteers.”
St. Anthony’s Foundation has served over 42 million people over six decades. Providing essential support to San Franciscans living in poverty since 1950, the foundation serves 2,400 meals every day, provides 150 people with fresh, clean clothing, and supports 70 people each day with addiction recovery services. For more information or to help donate or volunteer, please visit https://www.stanthonysf.org/
The effort was part of Cushman & Wakefield’s dedicated Week of Service commitment. Scroll further below for additional photos of our day with St. Anthony’s Dining Room.
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