Friends for Life

Life's Garden in Sunnyvale, CAFriends for Life is a group of volunteers who support the residents of Life's Garden. Friends for Life has its own Board, consisting of volunteers primarily from Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church. Funding for events comes from a voluntary, nominal annual membership paid by residents and donations from Sunnyvale Presbyterian church members and other friends

Friends for Life hosts several annual social events for Life's Garden residents. For each event, Friends for Life provides food, festive decorations, and entertainment for residents to enjoy. Many volunteers are needed at each event to greet residents, cook, serve, and clean up afterward.


Life's Garden InteriorHow You Can Help Throughout The Year

  • You are invited to support Friends for Life as a member and/or volunteer.  Your membership helps finance the special events. For information, contact the President.
  • Volunteer help at the events is always needed.  Volunteers help cook, serve, and/or clean. Volunteers have fun together supporting and interacting with the residents.
  • Translators are needed for Chinese- or Russian-speaking Life's Garden residents.
  • Contact the Volunteer Coordinator for more information about volunteering.
Julie McAfee
President, Friends For Life
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LingLing Sun
Volunteer Coordinator, Friends For Life
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Other 2020 FFL Board Members: Vice-president, Rhonda Murray; Recording Secretary, Barbara Wada; Treasurer, Charley Hopkins; Publicity Director, Diane Andrews; Events Decorations, Brenda Yaggi; Refreshment Coordinator, Lisa McManis; Life's Garden Resident Representatives Ellie Eick and Hanna Chu Tsao. Tuesday Driver Coordinator: Jack Cole.