Activity since Sep 9: Rides for an elder. Moved some heavy plants for an elder. Picked up a Rx for a homebound member and paid a visit. Gave an elder a ride home from an appt. Repaired two purses. Ride to SJC. Garden chores for one member. Garden chores for another. Major fence repair advice. Ride to an appointment.

Our Demographics: of our 82 members, 56 own their homes. 26 rent. 14 work full-time. 24 work part-time. 43 are retired or not working. 10 are young professionals. 6 are disabled. 10 are scraping by. 5 are stay-at-home parents. 7 are caregivers for a relative. 13 are elders.

New Requests: Meal Prep. Loan of a TIG Welder. Labor. Garden Help. Light Switch/Socket Replacement. Decluttering and garage organization. Airport Rides. Sewing: Creating a Cover-up Skirt over Pants. Firewood Assistance. Shorten and Hem Curtains. Hot & Spicy Dairy-Free Soup.

New Offers: Wardrobe Consult. Pet Care. Electrical Repairs. Sewing & Mending. Plant Propagation. Physical Therapy. Basics of Acro Yoga and/or Partner Yoga. Beginning Piano Lessons. Decluttering.  Garden Chores, Light Housekeeping and Repairs for Elders.

Two Questions To Ponder: 1) Are people morally obliged to participate in civic society? 2) If you saw enough, would you recognize it?

September 21, 2017