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Friends for Life

Life's Garden in Sunnyvale, CAFriends for Life is a group of volunteers who support the residents of Life's Garden. Friends for Life has its own Board, consisting of volunteers primarily from Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church. Funding for events comes from a nominal annual membership paid by residents and donations from Sunnyvale Presbyterian church members and other friends

Friends for Life hosts several annual social events, including a Pizza Party, Ice Cream social, Luau, and Christmas Tea. For each event, Friends for Life provides food, festive decorations, and musical entertainment for residents to enjoy. Many volunteers are needed at each event to greet residents, cook, serve, and clean afterward.

2018 Events
PIZZA PARTY Saturday, March 3 from 4-6 p.m. Music provided by Le Perez Band.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL Sunday, July 15 from 2–3 p.m. Music provided by the Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra.
LUAU Friday, September 28 from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Entertainment provided by the Tahiti Nui Dancers.
ANNUAL MEETING Tuesday, October 23 from 6:30–8:30 p.m. Music provided by Beatles Cover Band.
CHRISTMAS TEA Saturday, December 1 from 2–4 p.m. Music provided by Mountain View High School Madrigal Singers.

Life's Garden InteriorHow You Can Help Throughout The Year

  • You are invited to support Friends for Life as a member and/or volunteer.  By becoming a member, you help finance the special events.
  • Volunteer help at the events is always needed.  Volunteers help cook, serve, and/or clean. Volunteers have fun together supporting and interacting with the residents.
  • The ability to translate for Chinese or Russian speaking residents is also a need.
  • Contact the Volunteer Coordinator for more information about volunteering.
Julie McAfee
Vice President, Friends For Life
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Rhonda Murray
Volunteer Coordinator, Friends For Life
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