NEWS & EVENTS

Our Most Recent Newsletters

Shanti Voices – Summer Newsletter
In our latest issue of Shanti Voices, we remember Matthew Simmons; share about Shanti’s work being with Potrero Terrace and Annex residents during the coronavirus pandemic; and spotlight Volunteer & Community Services’ work in the community, including supporting San Francisco’s HIV Community Planning Council and the Brother’s Keepers program at San Quentin.

PAWS Prints – PAWS Summer Newsletter
In this issue, read about our client Anil and his beloved dog, Tango; celebrate the work of PAWS co-founding veterinarian Dr. Gervais and the history of PAWS; learn about our partnership with Full Belly Bus; and meet pet assistance volunteer Carlie Newman.

Compassion Is Universal – Cancelled This Year

This year’s Compassion Is Universal gala is cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. We look forward to gathering in the future.

Recent Past Special Events

Compassion Is Universal
On October 3, 2019 we celebrated 45 years of service to the commuity with Compassion Is Universal, our annual gala. We are grateful to all who joined us for the special evening at the Palace Hotel.

Shanti’s Peer Advocate Care Team Leading COVID-19 Efforts in Collaboration With Other Commmunity Based Organizations

Photo: Residents of Potrero Hill Terrace. Shanti's PACT team always works in collaboration with residents and other community based organizations. Being With and Supporting Community Before, During, and After the… more

About Shanti’s work with San Quentin’s Brother’s Keepers  

Photo: San Quentin State Penitentiary (by Frank Schulenburg / CC BY-SA ) Brother's Keepers is a peer support training program… more

Shanti’s Work in the San Francisco EMA HIV Community Planning Council (HCPC)

Shanti provides administrative and needs assessment support to the San Francisco HIV Community Planning Council. The HCPC guides use of… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: ANIL & TANGO

PAWS helps ensure Anil, a PAWS client of eight years, has the resources to care for his beloved dog, Tango.… more

Community Connections: Shanti’s PAWS & Full Belly Bus Partner During the Pandemic

Pictured: Ali Sutch, PAWS care navigator and FBB volunteer dog trainer, with her dog, Paisley. PAWS recently caught up with… more

Longtime PAWS Volunteer Veterinarian, Dr. Kathy Gervais, Receives Esteemed Award

Pictured: Dr. Kathy Gervais and Dr. Ken Gorczyca (from the Shanti/PAWS archives) Longtime PAWS volunteer veterinarian, Dr. Kathy Gervais is this… more

When “Being Non-Racist Is Not Enough”

When "Being Non-Racist Is Not Enough"To our Black community members: We stand with you. We see you. We love and… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: HANK

Photo Credit: Saul Bromberger & Sandra Hoover Photography When I moved to San Francisco in August 1980 to take a… more

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: JENNA & INGRID

Q. What motivated you to sign up as a CERV volunteer? Ingrid: I'm a PAWS volunteer of 20 years. Every… more

SF HAS A POWERFUL URGE TO CARE

Given what has transpired in our nation over the last several years, it is hard to argue with what then-Senator… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: SHIRLEY

Shirley is a 96-year-old woman who spends most of her time alone with her kitty in her condo she has… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: ALEXANDRA & OTIS

Otis is a 13-year-old white and tan Jack Russell Terrier. Alexandra is a 48-year-old woman. They are the best of… more