The LifeMoves Meal Programs ensure that hundreds of homeless families and individuals in our programs have healthy and nutritious meals. These programs would not be possible without your generous support!
To prepare and serve a meal at a LifeMoves location, please sign up for a slot on one of the calendars below. Please view the calendar below to see dates available (marked as “OPEN” on the calendar) for volunteers to bring and serve a meal.
To view other months, click the arrows at the top of the calendar. When you have found your OPEN date, please click on the link to sign up. You will receive a confirmation email from the LifeMoves Volunteer Manager.
Redwood City: Maple Street Shelter
1580A Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063
Prepare and serve a weekend (Saturday or Sunday) meal for the residents at Maple Street Shelter. Sign up to serve a meal at LifeMoves|Maple Street here.
San Mateo: First Step for Families
325 Villa Terrace, San Mateo, CA 94401
Prepare and serve a weekend (Saturday or Sunday) meal for the families at First Step for Families. Sign up to serve a meal at LifeMoves|First Step for Families here.
San Jose: Georgia Travis House
260 Commercial Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Prepare and serve a weekend meal (Friday through Sunday) meal or serve a weekday meal (Monday through Thursday) for the families at Georgia Travis House. Sign up to serve a meal at LifeMoves|Georgia Travis House here.
San Jose: Montgomery Street Inn
358 N Montgomery St. San Jose, CA 95110
Prepare and serve a weekend meal (Friday through Sunday) meal or serve a meal (Monday through Thursday) for the individuals at Montgomery Street Inn. Please note that all volunteers must be 18 years or older to serve at this site. Sign up to serve a meal at LifeMoves|Montgomery Street Inn here.
San Jose: Julian Street Inn
546 W Julian Street, San Jose, CA 95110
Prepare and serve a weekend meal (Friday through Sunday) meal or serve a meal (Monday through Thursday) for the individuals at Julian Street Inn. Please note that all volunteers must be 18 years or older to serve at this site. Sign up to serve a meal at LifeMoves|Julian Street Inn here.
San Jose: Villa
184 South 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Prepare and serve a weekend meal (Saturday or Sunday) meal or serve a meal (Monday through Friday) for the families at Villa. Sign up to serve a meal at LifeMoves|Villa here.
The main ballroom is now at maximum capacity but you can still enjoy the program!
Please join us in the adjacent ballroom to mingle with other LifeMoves supporters, enjoy breakfast and watch the event in its entirety on a large screen.
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