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Food Bank

Food Bank
3rd Wed of the month, 9:30am-12:30pm

Every third Wednesday of the month, Whistlestop participates in the Supplemental Food Program, where on average, 66 older adults and 5 children receive food boxes that include a variety of quality foods such as tuna, rice, cheese, pasta and peanut butter. This is a Federal program being offered in Marin for the first time. It is designed to serve those individuals who do not participate in the WIC food stamp program. If you live in Marin, are 60 years old and your income is less than $1,265/month (or you have a child younger than 6 years old and your family does not participate in WIC), you may be eligible for the Supplemental Food Program. Food boxes include a variety of quality foods such as tuna, rice, cheese, pasta and peanut butter. Please bring original form of ID, proof of income, and proof of residency.

For more information on the required documentation, call Shirley Chen, SFP Senior Program Coordinator, at 415-282-1900 x370.

Nutrition Bites Workshop

Nutrition Bites Workshop

Thurs, Dec 6 & Dec 20; 3-4 pm; No fee; Registration required

Join Sophia Osotio, Whistlestop’s Nutrition Program Coordinator, and learn how to improve your health by modifying your diet. Discussion topics: pre-diabetes, hypertension, and weight loss. Snacks and recipes provided.

CalFresh (eligibility & application assistance)

CalFresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Fri, Dec 7 & Dec 21; 10:00am-Noon; No fee; Call CalFresh/SF Marin Food Bank for assistance: 415-697-7411

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, CalFresh, provides qualified applicants with an EBT card to use at participating grocery stores and farmers’ markets.

Bi-Weekly Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings, and Medication Reviews

Bi-Weekly Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings, and Medication Reviews

Fri, Dec 14 & Dec 28; 10:30am-Noon; No fee

Bi-weekly blood pressure checks, cholesterol screenings, and medication reviews offered by BrightStar Care. BrightStar is a local agency providing home care, caregivers, and medical staffing solutions to families and businesses in Marin.

Cal Fresh Registration

Cal Fresh Registration

1st & 3rd Fri (June 1st & 15th); 10:00am-Noon; No fee

The CalFresh Program provides qualified applicants with an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Use the card at participating grocery stores to supplement your food purchases. To register, bring an ID, proof of income and unearned income, bank statements, and proof of residency, etc. A CalFresh specialist will determine your eligibility.

Yoga

Yoga

Fridays 3-4pm; $3/5; Drop-in

Improve balance strength and flexibility with Kelly Lynch, instructor. Please bring your own yoga mat.

 

Ping Pong

Ping Pong

Fridays; 2-4pm; $2-4; Drop-in

Energetic group of players led by Vivian Malcy. Please wear tennis shoes.

Tai Chi NEW TIME

Tai Chi NEW TIME

Mon, 11am-noon; $8/10; Drop-in

Try something new. David Mac Lam will be teaching Tai Chi over the holidays.

Age Reversing Essentrics NEW TIME

Age Reversing Essentrics NEW TIME

Fridays starting Jan 11; 9:15-10:15am; $6/8; Drop-in

Slow paced class with relaxed movement to improve your mobility, strength and balance. Instructor: Elizabeth Lynn