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TAP SF Volunteer: San Mateo Autumn Moon Festival

  • San Mateo Central Park 50 E 5th Ave San Mateo, CA 94401 USA (map)

Want to give back to the Asian American community this Moon Festival? Join TAP in supporting the Self-Help for the Elderly San Mateo Center Autumn Moon Festival. This is an annual fundraising event for the Self-Help for the Elderly San Mateo Center, and seniors are brought from SF to enjoy the festivities. 

TAP-SF folks can get involved in one of two ways: 

1.) VOLUNTEER: FB Event Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/713778332291518/

By volunteering the morning of the event. Volunteer responsibilities include: Helping set up the walk path with chalk signage, helping with registration for the walk at 8:30, helping with the walk and guiding seniors through the park (no need to sign up as paid walker), handing out flyers in the park to tell other folks about the event and water during the walk, helping with photography (and getting photo release forms signed), and helping out with translation for seniors at the sponsor booths (Chinese speakers suggested). Three shifts are available: 8:00 AM-12:00 Noon OR 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM OR 9:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Please email michelle.lee@tap-sf.org to join a TAP volunteer group and register online at https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=8599032

2.) Kaiser Permanente Generation Walk for Wellness - Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/269633470323645/

By joining the Kaiser Permanente Generation Walk for Wellness, with registration starting at 8:30 am and the .75 mile walk starting at 9:30 AM. The Generation Walk for Wellness tickets are $20 (cash or check at the event) and paid walkers also receive the Event T-Shirt. 

You can pay and sign up here: https://www.squadup.com/events/san-mateo-autumn-moon-festival

Free for Seniors 65 & older (Identification may be required) and Children under 10. 

Please email mike.flanigan@tap-sf.org to meet with other TAP walkers at the event.

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Stay for the festival & live performances starting at 10:00 AM. Enjoy live music and dance performances, games, food, and family fun activities. Highlights include: Children’s choir, flamenco dance, Haiyan Chinese dance, Japanese dance, Korean dance, lion dance troupe, and food trucks. Event is free and open to the public! Hope to see you there.