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.

Seats of Change

A Fresh Start: Year-End Giving & Dining Room Revitalization at RACS

Upgrading Spaces, Transforming Lives:
RACS is embarking on a new mission! Every day, we bring joy to seniors through meals and warmth. Now, we urgently need your support to renew our dining room furniture, ensuring safety and comfort for those we cherish. Your donation can make a lasting impact.
❤️Donate today for a safer and cozier space,
💚Spread the word about our mission,
💜Explore grant opportunities through your workplace.
Your help means the world to us!❣️

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🚨 Urgent SPORT Volunteer Needed! 🚨

Are you passionate about helping seniors stay active and healthy? We're looking for a volunteer to lead our exercise classes twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:45 am to 11 am. If you're interested in making a difference in our community, please call 415-387-5336. Your support means everything to us!

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🚨 Urgent MUSICIAN Volunteer Needed! 🚨

🎶🎹🎷 Are you a musician looking to volunteer? 🎸🎻 Join us for our Wednesday 11 am- 12 pm  music events at RACS! Any instrument and style are welcome, whether you're a professional singer or can put on a show with your musical talents. Share your passion for music with our seniors. If you're interested, please call 415-387-5336. 📞

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Namesdays and

Join us for a special celebration on June 27th as we honor Namesdays and Birthdays with a live vocal performance by Lena.

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.

RACS Started as a soup kitchen 45 years ago

Now, annual average

103 700

Meals cooked

10 600

Miles driven

$ 31 029

Donations received


Unduplicated Clients Served


"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

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 email info@racssf.org

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