Community based non-profit organization, with the goal to provide nutrition and supportive services.

These programs serving the community are partially funded by the City of San Francisco’s Department of Disability and Aging Services.

Maslenitsa is coming

RACS is excited to announce that we are running a fundraiser to support our Maslenitsa celebration!

As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the support of our community to fund the programs and services we offer to seniors and individuals with disabilities. By donating to our Maslenitsa fundraiser, you can help us provide the resources we need to put on a memorable and meaningful celebration for our clients and the wider community.
❤️So please donate to us🙏 ,
💚or tell friends and family about us🗣,
💜or help us get a grant from the company you work for🤝.
We will be very grateful for your help.❣️


Friendly reminder: we are happy to issue an annual donation receipt upon your request.

If you have made a donation to RACS this year or plan to do so before the end of the year, we will be glad to send you a receipt for your records. To request a receipt, please send an email to info@rasssf.org indicating the amount of your donation.
Your support is invaluable in helping us provide essential nutrition programs and social services to seniors in San Francisco.

Your kindness and generosity will make a significant difference in the lives of those we serve. Your donation will help us continue to provide meals, companionship, and support to seniors in need.

Our news

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We are open again

New Service Hours:
- In-House Dining Service: 10:45 am Seating begins; 11 am Meal Service starts
- "To-Go" meals are available daily, Mon-Fri by pre-order:
Pick-up is between 10:15 am and 12 noon.
Reservations are required for both In-House-Dining and "To-Go" meals!
Call a day in advance between 1 - 2 pm.

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Find us on Instagram and FaceBook

Please follow us at our new social media pages.
We need as many followers as possible to spread the word.
Instagram @RACS_SF
FaceBook @Russian American Community Services

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Help needed

We urgently need volunteers! One - two times a week. 2 hours of work 10 am - 12pm in the dining room. Serve food and clear tables.
If you have the availability - please call (415) 387-5336
If you can’t - please ask around and share with your friends.


"My piece of bread only belongs to me when I know that everyone else has a share and that no one starves while I eat."

Leo Tolstoy

RACS Started as a soup kitchen 45 years ago

Now, annual average


Meals cooked


Miles driven

$2 700 000

Donations received


Unduplicated Clients Served

Our Programs

Congregate Meals

The Community Dining Program offers nutritious, low-cost meals to seniors 60+ and adults with disabilities


Home Delivered Groceries

100 low-income households receive grocery bags weekly. Each grocery bag contains eighteen pounds of nutrition: melons, eggplant, rolled oats, milk, eggs, healthy fruits and vegetables.


Social and Community Services

RACS provides a Community Services Program which includes Activities for Seniors in the RACS dining room, like bingo games and exercises, various lectures and presentations Translation Services and one-on-one Social Services. Russian cuisine is accompanied by entertainment, monthly celebrations of Namesdays and Birthdays celebrations, special occasions and Holidays


St.Olga's Home

Since 1992​St. Olga’s Home provides comfortable senior living in San Francisco for 10 people


Home Delivered Meals

RACS delivers fresh and hot meals to frail qualified home-bound seniors five days a week, with a double pack for weekends. We use a special trucks to keep the meal temperatures safe and delicious.


Additional projects

Bethany Orthodox School for Girls
Founded in 1937 on the land owned by the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (located only 3 km away from Jerusalem in the town where the resurrection of Lazarus miracle took place), the school provides a fine general education for 350 girls, ages 4-16, as well as Russian and English languages and the Law of God.

It is easy to help!

  • Ask your friends and family to donate.

  • Like our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram. (Doing so helps us reach more people.)

  • Organize a benefit event.

  • Hold a fund drive at your place of work.

The Russian American Community Services Association of SF, Inc.
300 Anza Street San Francisco, CA 94118 Tel. (415) 387-5336  Fax (415) 387-5337

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