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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Meals with Love Provide Life-saving Connections

By Rachel Rubin, Project Open Hand Assistant Director The evening that Robin Williams died a friend of mine said that if people could see the outpouring of love that happened after they died, perhaps they would rethink suicide.   Fortunately, there … Continue reading

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Recipe: Avocado Pesto

Recipe by Megan Murk, Wellness Coach and Member of Project Open Hand’s Young Professionals Council Here’s a great way to jazz up a traditional pesto recipe by adding a dose of healthy fat. Avocados are a good source of monounsaturated fat, which … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Story: “I Never Thought It Would Happen to Me”

I never thought it would happen to me.  I was the healthy one, the one who helped other people.  As a hearing specialist for San Mateo County, I took care of hundreds of school children over the years.  So, as … Continue reading

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Get Involved with the YPC at The Giant Race Benefiting Project Open Hand

Project Open Hand’s Young Professional’s Council will participate in The Giant Race on Sunday, September 7th – JOIN US! Come run, volunteer, and fundraise with us!  Finish on the field at AT&T park after you run your 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon. … Continue reading

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