Get your grill on at this month's Taste of Compassion! The San Jose Mercury News raves, "Charcoal smoke rises from the blazing grill and the aroma of sizzling meats fills the air...". Check out what all the craze is about at SUMIYA Japanese Charcoal Grill! SUMIYA is located at 2634 Homestead Road in Santa Clara.

Monday and Tuesday, October 22 and 23

WVCS is proud to present the 2nd Annual Chefs of Compassion: Cooking for a Cause Dining Event on Friday, September 14th at Lexus of Stevens Creek in San Jose. The Chefs of Compassion: Cooking for a Cause Dinner is a unique dining event that challenges well-known chefs in Silicon Valley to prepare a four-course dinner with ingredients found solely from our food pantry. Participating chefs will be judged on a five point scale for taste, presentation, and creativity. A second award will be

Friday, September 14, 2012

Join us for Taste of Compassion! Enjoy a delicious three course dinner hosted by The Mynt Restaurant located at 5210 Prospect Road in San Jose.

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 28 and 29

Sweet! The West Valley Community Services' Summer Youth Volunteer Club is holding a fundraiser at Santana Row Pinkberry! Get your cool on while supporting a great group of kids who have volunteered every Friday this summer. WVCS will receive 20% of your purchase so stop by, between 11:00 am and 11:00 pm, and say yum!
Santana Row Pinkberry
368 Santana Row, Suite 1020 | San Jose, CA 95128

Friday, July 27, 2012

Aloha! WVCS is celebrating a Taste of Compassion summer with a luau at Blackberry Farm! Join us for Hawaiian BBQ Chicken, Prawns, and sun drinks, provided by J&J Hawaiian Barbeque.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Registration is now open for the West Valley Dash of Hope 2012! Join us for this fantastic 5K & 10K run/walk event benefiting West Valley Community Services on Sunday, July 22nd at Vasona Park in Los Gatos. For more information, visit

Sunday, July 22, 2012

First Tech Federal Credit Union is hosting a food drive! First Tech is located at 19960 Stevens Creek Boulevard | Cupertino, CA 95014. Stop by with a can of food and the tellers will greet you with a warm smile!

June 25 to July 7, 2012

Enjoy a flavor south of the border! Pedro's Restaurant and Cantina is hosting June's West Valley Community Services Taste of Compassion on Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26.

Monday and Tuesday, June 25 and 26, 2012

WVCS has partnered with The Girl Scouts of Northern California for the West Valley Family & Children Outreach Fair! This event is an outreach for low-income families. Join us on Saturday, May 26th from 12:00 - 4:00 pm at Calvary Church in Los Gatos.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Take your taste buds on a tour to the exotic East through novel fusion cuisine created by combining the favorites from different Asian countries. Join us at this months Taste of Compassion at Merlion Marketplace located at 19628 Stevens Creek Blvd. in Cupertino!

Tuesday and Wednesday, May 29 and 30, 2012

WVCS is hosting a free event to celebrate Affordable Housing Week. Join us and learn about ways to save money in your home or opportunities in Santa Clara County to rent or own your own, Below Market Rate apartment or home!

Monday, May 21, 2012

Taste of Compassion is celebrating summer with an Italian zest at Florentine! Make your reservations today!

Monday and Tuesday, April 30 and May 1, 2012

Happy New Year from Arya Global Cuisine and Taste of Compassion! so join us for a traditional Persian menu and special cultural celebration!

Monday and Tuesday, March 26 and 27

Taste of Compassion is revisiting a 2011 favorite! Sushi Hana is hosting this month's Taste of Compassion, so join us for some of the best Japanese food this side of Stevens Creek Boulevard!

Monday and Tuesday, February 27 and 28, 2012

Taste of Compassion is back with a vengeance! Please join us at Morocco's Restaurant, where Executive Chef Jay Essadki, one of last year's Chefs of Compassion, will delight you with his culinary skills!

Monday and Tuesday, January 30 and 31, 2012

Chefs of Compassion: Cooking for a Cause - Addison-Penzak JCC of Silicon Valley in Los Gatos. Four local chefs from top Bay Area restaurants compete for your vote while proving that you can create a delicious dish from food found only in the West Valley Community Services' Food Pantry!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

First Tech Food Drive - First Tech Federal Credit Union is hosting a food drive from October 31 to November 12 to benefit West Valley Community Services. For more information, please contact Tawna Masdonati in the Cupertino office at (916) 660-4207

October 31 to November 18, 2011

First Annual WVCS 5K Charity Fun Run, hosted by the Summer Youth Volunteer Club, at the Los Gatos Creek County Park. Hundreds of participants and supporters to take part in this exciting community event. For sponsorship information, please click here.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

By popular demand: this month's Taste of Compassion is being hosted by Blue Pheasant! Join us for a great meal, at a great price, for a great cause. 50% of the proceeds do directly to prevent hunger and homelessness in the West Valley Area.

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 23 and 24, 2011

Back-to-School Shopping Spree, hosted by JCPenney! We are taking 100 kids to JCPenney for back-to-school clothes! This is an amazing event and everyone who participates, comes away a different person.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Taste of Compassion turns 1! Taste of Compassion is revisiting an old friend. Join us at Park Place Restaurant in Cupertino for a great meal, at a great price, for a great cause. 50% of the proceeds do directly to prevent hunger and homelessness in the West Valley Area.

Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24, 2011

Savor the tastes of Asia at this month's Taste of Compassion! Join us for a great meal, at a great price, for a great cause. 50% of the proceeds do directly to prevent hunger and homelessness in the West Valley Area.

Monday and Tuesday, June 27 and 28, 2011

Swing Into Action! Get your swing on and join us for fun, food, and tasty beverages at Blackberry Farm Golf Course. There are sponsorship opportunities and foursome slots available, but only if you want to help WVCS provide services to those in need in the West Valley region while having a fantastic time!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Join us for a great meal, for a great cause, at a great price! This month's Taste of Compassion is hosted by Cupertino Bakery and promises to be a delicious treat! And don't forget, 50% of the proceeds go directly to prevent hunger and homelessness in the West Valley area!

Monday and Tuesday, May 23 and 24, 2011

Affordable Housing Fair! West Valley Community Services is proud to take part in celebrating Affordable Housing Week. WVCS will team up with vendors such as Thoits Insurance and PG&E to provide the community with information to help keep housing affordable! Contact Saron Savoy, Program Manager Housing Services at or stop by our office on May 5 to learn more.

Thursday, May 5, 2011 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM