Project Open Hand Doubles Meal Production to Support St. Anthony’s Move

For the next two weeks, the ovens, kettles and skillets at Project Open Hand will operate full tilt, as our kitchen team doubles daily meal production to support our good friends at St. Anthony’s Foundation (SAF) as they move to their … Continue reading

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YPC Fall Round Up

By Meghan Kane, Young Professionals Council Member It’s been a whirlwind the last few weeks—in a good way! Project Open Hand is proud to be a beneficiary of some great fall events, and the calendar was chock-full this month. Here’s … Continue reading

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‘Meals with Love’ for Seniors: Kay’s Story

A story series by Mary Jessup A San Francisco native, Kay was raised in San Carlos, and lived in Texas, Hawaii, and Florida. In 2003, she returned to the City. She’s been coming to the Downtown Senior Center for almost … Continue reading

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YPC: New Member Alert!

Project Open Hand’s Young Professionals Council is excited to welcome Dia and Anupam, two new YPC Executive Members! Dia is our new Client Event chair and Anupam is our new Associate Liaison chair. Both are awesome additions to our dynamic … Continue reading

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Help Spread the Word about Nutritious Lunch for Seniors

Good food and good company are always on the menu at our senior lunch sites. Did you know that 1 in 5 seniors in San Francisco lives with the threat of hunger? Project Open Hand is conducting a campaign this fall … Continue reading

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From Our Kitchen to Yours: Vegetable Caponata Recipe

Here is a recipe that’s perfect for Fall.  The primary ingredient, eggplant, is an excellent source of fiber, which can help protect against type 2 diabetes and keeps the digestive system regular. We serve this delicious caponata to our clients … Continue reading

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Mark’s Story: Journey to Wellness

By Jane Hong, Communications Intern Some days, the fatigue brought on by HIV makes it hard for Mark to even get out of bed.  But he is a fighter, determined not to let his illness strip him of his passion … Continue reading

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Letter from Kevin: Boosting Wellness

The latest edition of our MealTimes Newsletter highlights “wellness,” an idea that resonates deeply with me. As important as our nutritious meals are for our clients’ health, we know that when they interact and engage with their peers, our staff … Continue reading

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Five Healthy Habits for Fall

The lazy days of summer are coming to a close. As we head into the busy days of fall, here are five easy tips that can boost wellness. 1 HYDRATE as soon as you wake up, drink an 8-ounce glass … Continue reading

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Join the YPC at the Giant Race

Join Project Open Hand’s Young Professionals Council on September 7 for the Giant Race Benefiting Project Open Hand where you can choose to run a Half-Marathon, 10K, or 5K alongside other YPC members and friends. You’ll enjoy scenic views of the San Francisco Bay … Continue reading

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