Volunteer Appreciation

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November 13, 2015
Volunteer Appreciation

To show our appreciation to our wonderful volunteers, a special recognition event is held each year at Maitri. Staff and volunteers were equally inspired to rededicate themselves to this meaningful yet demanding work. Learn More

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Academy of Friends

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November 13, 2015
Academy of Friends

Pictured above at the announcement of this years beneficiaries are Maitri’s Executive Director Michael Smithwick and Development Manager Toni Newman with Academy of Friends Vice-Chair Matthew Denckla. Academy of Friends annually produces the world’s premier Academy Awards Night Charity Gala as the centerpiece of its efforts to raise funds, award donations, and encourage volunteerism that benefit…

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The Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation

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November 11, 2015
The Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation

“The Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation changes lives by supporting organizations that promote a happy, healthy and  connected Bay Area LGBT community.”  Maitri was one of the beneficiaries this year with a $2500 check. Executive Director Michael Smithwick pictured above receiving check from GRGR. Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation raised a total of $217,000 this year….

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Maitri attends the Academy of Friends Oscar Gala on Sun.

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November 2, 2015
Maitri attends the Academy of Friends Oscar Gala on Sun.

Maitri was represented well at the Academy of Friends Oscar gala on Sunday, February 28, at the San Francisco Design Center. Maitri was one of the beneficiaries and a great time was had by all. Thank you to the Bridgemen group and volunteer Jon Campbell for supporting Maitri at the gala. Here are some of…

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Happy New Year!

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January 1, 2015
Happy New Year!

Hi, As we prepare to write another year (2015) into the history books I want to take a few moments to give thanks for Christmas Day and the special place that is Maitri…. To give thanks for our residents, for their fortitude and resilience in the face of overwhelming odds… To give thanks for all…

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Spring newsletter and annual report 2015

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December 18, 2014

Dear Friends of Maitri, In addition to our regular quarterly newsletter articles and updates, I am pleased to share our Fiscal 2014 Annual Report (for the period ended June 30, 2014) reflecting three important trends: Maitri’s financial performance continues to improve. Revenue is up and spending is down, resulting in an increase in our net…

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Summer 2013

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December 18, 2013

MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL Just as we were optimistically observing that “only” nine of our residents died with us last fiscal year – reflective of a growing trend of residents improving under our care to the point of discharge back to independent living – two recent resident deaths in as many weeks reminds us that AIDS…

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