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

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

Food, care and smiles

Our mission is to provide food and social services to disadvantaged seniors and adults with disabilities in San Francisco, focusing on Eastern European Americans. We do this through our Congregate Meals program, Home Delivered Meals program, Home Delivered Grocery program, St. Olga Housing program, and, as an “umbrella” to all of them, the Community Services Program.

The People behind the RACS organization

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Executive Director

Olga Medvedko

All administrative, management and operational responsibilities are vested in the Executive Director. ED handles RACS business plan and DAS programs contracts, bookkeeping and maintenance, hires and supplies orders, to name a few. She supervises work execution to ensure that all is in the compliance and runs smoothly and efficiently.

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Chef

Vladimir Krilov

A Chef of the highest level, with a specialization in Eastern European cuisine. Manages 6 kitchen staff, composes the menus, monitors the high quality and taste of the food.

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Fundraising and Outreach Manager

Andrey Krylov

Manager with extensive knowledge in psychology, organization of events and work with key clients. In constant dialogue with sponsors and philanthropists.

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Home Delivered Meals Intake and Assessment Coordinator
Nutrition Services Coordinator

Anna Possokhova

Handles all Home Delivered Meals, Clients’ Annual At-Home Assessments for qualification for the program, including Initial DAS cleared intake assessment of new clients and existing enrolled clients; Provides translation and distribution of Nutrition Education and other educational materials to Congregate and HDM clients; Responsible for Menu cycle and Monthly menu, approval and production in collaboration with our contracted Registered Dietitian and our Chef.

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Home Delivered Meals Deliveries Coordinator

Tatiana Lysenko

Manages meal deliveries to RACS homebound clients from scheduling and issuing daily delivery route lists to recording and reporting meals served for RACS, and as required by the Department of Disability and Aging Services. Coordinates and supervises delivery drivers contact person for HDM all delivery questions and concerns.

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Congregate Meals and Activities Coordinator

Vera DuBois

Prepares a schedule of activities and personally conducts all activities during Congregate Meal service hours. Tracks the schedule of all visitors to the dining room and helps each of them with issues related to the menu and the receipt of nutrition services. Coordinates daily Congregate meal service process, from the reservations and greeting our clients in the dining room, to supervising meal service and reporting meals served to the DAS.

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Home Delivered Groceries program Coordinator

George Chrebtow

Manages interaction with the San Francisco Marin Food Bank and monitors the fulfillment of orders. Conducts personal checks of clients of the Home Delivered Groceries program. Collects data and keeps a table of routes and program clients.

RACS was established In November 1977

Ladies Auxiliary led by Alexandra M. Glazunova

Started as an Ethnic Community Center

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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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