Nature / History

The Seniors Activity and Recreation Fund (SARF) is a not for profit, viagra sale   charitable organization, click organized for public and charitable purposes. SARF is committed to serving the needs of underprivileged seniors and elderly through various activities and recreation programs both in the USA and  the Philippines.


SARF was founded in November 2008 by Alma G. Pineda. After many years of service in non profit organizations for children, she witnessed the effects of poverty on children and seniors in rural and depressed communities.  This experience motivated her to organize her own non profit, focusing mainly on many forgotten seniors and elders. She created programs and projects even before incorporating SARF. Now with the help of other Board Members, friends, relatives and donors, she is ready deliver hope, compassion, and bring smiles to many underprivileged seniors and elders.

We are committed to protect and nurture underprivileged seniors. We provide food, spiritual support, social interaction to dependent and lonely elderly, respecting the dignity and worth of each individual.



Mission Statement / Goals

The main objective of this corporation is to serve the needs of underprivileged seniors and elderly through various activities and recreational programs. The intent is to provide a variety of pleasurable experiences that will enhance the social, educational and physical well being. It shall also include the following goals:

  • Provide and facilitate civic, recreational and educational services to the seniors and elders of the community to develop and discover skills and interests.
  • Organize community outreach programs that provide nutritional and other forms of medical assistance to older adults living independently.
  • Promote senior exercise events designed for the active seniors to improve flexibility and balance, increase strength and energy and meet new friends in the community.
  • Provide social interaction through games, entertainment and other opportunity to take part in the community service projects and special events.
  • Organize volunteers and other individuals, specially those in the United States to work in a unified effort for the betterment of seniors citizens in their time of need.
  • Support, participate and contribute to activities and programs of agencies and organizations and persons pursuing a similar purpose and mission.

 

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors’ commitment, high level of professionalism, integrity and vision can transform resources into opportunities. We also thank and count on dedicated volunteers/coordinators in different churches, organized communities and non-government organizations (NGOs) who help us complete our projects, programs and services.

President and Founder:
Alma G. Pineda

Directors:
Enrico C. Pineda
Mariel Black
Daisy Santos
Elisa Gomez

Our Projects, clinic Programs, viagra approved
and Services


Food Program

We ship out nutritional treats, neurologist
breakfast meals, and snacks on a regular basis. These goods are distributed to the following recipients through the help of our dedicated volunteer priests, nuns and coordinators:

  • Bahay Pag-Ibig of San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines
  • Daughters of Divine Zeal Community at Laoag, Philippines
  • Daughters of Divine Zeal Community at Pangasinan, Philippines
  • Social and Human Development Ministry, St. Paul of the Cross Parish, Marikina, Philippines
  • Diamond Citizen Association of Marikina, Philippines
  • SAREC – Senior Citizen Association of Mexico, Pampanga, Philippines

 

Christmas Gift Giving

Christmas Parties are organized for the enjoyment of underprivileged seniors and elders. They get the rare opportunity to dress up for the occasion, socialize with friends, and enjoy snacks and desserts. Prizes are given to raffle winners, and everyone receives a traditional “Noche Buena Basket” (Christmas Eve Basket) filled with Christmas treats for them to share and enjoy with their respective families.

 


Recreation and Activities

  • Valentine Parties
  • Bingo Day
  • Weekend Movies
  • Sewing Activities
  • Gardening and Potting Plants

 

 

“Making A Wish Come True” Program

This program focuses on underprivileged seniors and elders here in the USA. We have granted many wishes so far! With continued donations from generous people like you, we are committed to grant as many wishes as possible especially those in connection with activities and recreation.

  • Making a wish come true for Gary B., age 72 from Anza, CA. He wished for a burning stove to keep him warm during winter.
  • Making a wish come true for Robert R. from Doylestown, PA. Robert organizes Bingo Night for the residents of Grundy Hall. He wished to replace the old bingo machine to benefit and bring smiles to more than 145 residents.
  • Making a wish come true for Mary Lou, age 70 from Valencia, CA. She wished to replace her 30 year old karaoke machine and new CDs so she can perform for senior centers and local charities.
  • Making a wish come true for Dorothy B., age 68 from Dover, New Jersey. She wished for a fancy dinner and to see Phantom of the Opera in New York City. Dorothy volunteers her time by running errands for her neighbors in the housing complex, as well as sick and helpless people in her community.
  • Making a wish come true for Andrew S., age 76 from North Wales, PA. Andrew is an army veteran. He has poor vision and he needed a new pair of low-vision glasses so he can read and watch television for recreation. His wish came true.
  • Making a wish come true for Nina, age 83 from Suitland, MD. Nina is very sickly. Her only recreation and enjoyment is watching her favorite TV shows. Since the conversion to digital television, she only had a few channels to watch. Her wish for a digital TV was granted. She can now watch all her favorite shows.