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 great source of monounsaturated fat, … 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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‘Meals with Love’ for Seniors: Bruce’s Story

A story series by Mary Jessup A retired radio news reporter, Bruce lives alone in San Francisco and counts on visiting the Downtown Senior Center every day for companionship and healthy lunches from Project Open Hand.  “I like the roasted … Continue reading

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YPC Spotlight: My Avon Journey

by Emma, Young Professionals Council Member A couple of months ago a friend brought up the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. I had heard of the monstrosity – 39.3 miles in two days and camping was involved. I shuddered at … Continue reading

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AIDS Walk San Francisco – Team Project Open Hand

Project Open Hand will be walking and raising funds once again through the AIDS Walk San Francisco.  This year we are lucky to have so many wonderful team members walking alongside us, one of which is Kyle Kunnecke.  Kyle has … Continue reading

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YPC Shows Its Pride

By Maggie Gori, Young Professionals Council Member and POH Volunteer When putting together this article, I have to admit that I struggled a bit with exactly which aspect of  San Francisco’s Pride Weekend and Project Open Hand I wanted to … Continue reading

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‘Crepes with Love’ for The Supper Club

by Jane Hong When it comes to serving nutritious and nourishing meals with love to the sick and elderly in our community, it extends beyond providing food to those battling the health challenges of critical illness and old age. At … Continue reading

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