General Program Updates
Seniors were provided COVID-19 Test kits and PPE: hand sanitizers, disposable masks, and sanitizing wipes.
During April and May, seniors received SDOT-RIDE NOW tickets.
Cynthia Aranca held an annual meeting with the seniors regarding their enrollment in Medicare,
UnitedHealthcare, and Aetna.
Mr. Juan Garcia from CMS Health insurance/outreach Specialist Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services explained to seniors regarding the social security, medicaid and medicare.
Senior Lunch Program
Congregate meals served: 6,874
Food Bank distributions: 4,942
As of November 30, 2022
Lolita Lawson, Emma Catague, and Nelia Diaz delivered food bank items to community members that could not get to the Filipino Community Center.
Senior Lunch Program serves congregate meals 3 days per week: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.
Food Bank is open 2 days per week: Tuesdays for perishable food and Thursdays for dry food.
GBV Education and Awareness Training
While seniors are eating their lunches, Susan Bagby, Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Small Business Resiliency Network (SBRN) Outreach, provided a GBV training on domestic violence, sexual harassment, and human trafficking.
Monthly Birthday Party
Every month we celebrate our senior's birthdays. Each celebrant receives a cupcake with a candle to blow out, a rose, and a gift bag. A separate cake is provided for the rest of the senior lunch attendees.
Wellness + Wellbeing
Each week, we call our senior members to check on their mental health, ask who is helping them in their house and if they need additional help, and discuss what the effects of COVID-19 can do to their health, nutrition or diet.
Senior Virtual Village
COVID-19 Booster + Vaccination Clinics
We hosted 4 clinics throughout the year with a total of 136 persons received their shots.
Space Needle and Chihuly Glass and Garden in Seattle
Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon
Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle
Meet and Greet Gov. Inslee in Olympia
Museum Of Flight in Seattle
Sariwa Farm in Wapato
The Grotto in Portland, OR
Light Festival in Spanaway
Pottery Class lead by Mr. Army Pangilinan, FCS Board Vice President
Dreamcatcher Class lead by Ms. Monique Diaz
Computer Class lead by Chris Larsen