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By October 15, 2020October 19th, 2020

Be on the lookout for incredible stories as we partner with friends @ Connect Community Charter School, Street Life Ministries, Noah’s Bagels, and Peninsula Food Runners! You can help fill in the learning gaps in our most vulnerable community!

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Many volunteers have come to help us distribute the supplies and food from World Vision. Please join us every Tuesday morning at PCC. For more information contact Cynthia Nava



To date, we have given $85K to families in need by paying rent, utility, and additional bills. We have also purchased personal hygiene supplies, non-perishable food, and provided coins for laundromat services. Please continue to support our efforts as families affected by this pandemic are struggling to make ends meet daily.


Welcome to the Team!

Mary Martinez – Program Director

Please join us in welcoming Mary Martinez to our staff as the Director of Programs! Mary has been a longtime partner of Generations United and has been on our Board for two years. Prior to joining us as a staff member, she has spent twenty years working in North Fair Oaks, most recently with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Activity League. Click here to view her full bio. Mary will be supervising many day to day operations including tutoring sites, food distribution, events, and more. It is such a blessing to have her leadership on our team and we look forward to the great things that GU will accomplish with her help! You can reach her at

Jackson Mooney – Student Advisor

Jackson Mooney has been a part of our team as a volunteer and prayer partner for some time before hopping on board to work during our Summer STEAM Camp in July 2019 & 2020. He officially is the Student Advisor for our AECs, helping students with whatever support they need in their school work and distance learning.

latino man with sunglasses at the beach with golden gate bridge in the backgroundHenry Villar – Board Member

Henry joins the board after 6 years of serving in a volunteer capacity, primarily with teaching TaeKwonDo to our students but also in our Redwood City Reads program. We are thankful to have someone with his dedication on our team.

Vera Quijano- Board Member

Vera Quijano is a native of Redwood City, having been raised by her immigrant parents and attending local schools. She has walked the road that many of our families have and serves as a leader within our community. An accomplished teacher, she is also a continual learner and we are blessed to have her.

With the evolution of our AECs, Benita has transitioned to a position on our Board of Directors. We are thrilled that our 30+ year relationship has found us continuing to care for children and families together!
Meet the Team

PCC/World Vision Partnership

We still need help distributing donations to families in need. Please click to watch a video from our ministry partners at Peninsula Covenant Church and see how you can get involved!
Make a Difference Today!
Give today to make a difference now! We rely on the support of caring individuals and organizations to do the important work of supporting these families every day. Click here to give a one-time gift or set up a recurring donation. Inquire with your employer about match giving opportunities!
We are always accepting donations of fresh food, dry goods/non-perishables, toiletries, and more at our office location: 2555 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City. For a list of items needed, see our Amazon Wish List or check the list on our website.