Jessica’s SNAP Hunger Challenge: Day 2

by Jessica Avalos, Project Open Hand Director of Human Resources >>Follow the journey and conversations among our 30+ SNAP Challenge participants on our Facebook page. After being hungry on Day 1, I was determined to be better prepared for day … Continue reading

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YPC Holday Treat Recipe: Fried Bananas

Recipe by Mason Asfoor, Young Professionals Council Executive Member This holiday treat for one is incredibly delicious and sweet. Plus, it’s super quick and simple! Ingredients: ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons of agave nectar 1 banana … Continue reading

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YPC Annual Holiday Party

The Young Professionals Council (YPC) is at it again, hosting our annual Holiday Cookie Decorating event at Project Open Hand (POH)! This year, we’re also collecting toiletries for POH clients, many of whom struggle to afford basic hygienic items. All the fun … Continue reading

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Recipe: Persian-inspired Cake

Recipe by Maggie Gori, Young Professionals Council Member Serves 8-10. I developed this recipe a few years ago, and it’s been a hit during the Fall and Holiday seasons. It’s both healthy and delicious! Enjoy! Cake Ingredients: ½ cup whole-wheat … Continue reading

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Holiday Video – Thank You from Project Open Hand

Please make a donation today so that we can continue to provide nutritious meals with love to our most vulnerable neighbors.During this season of hope, your support means so much to our clients, who will know they have not been … Continue reading

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Ut’s Story: Less Stress, More Strength

Community has always been important to Ut, perhaps now more than ever, as she is fighting cancer for the second time in five years. As a teen, she volunteered with the Koret Family House at UCSF Medical Center, helping families in … Continue reading

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Vote Yes on E to Save Lives in San Francisco

By Kevin Winge, Executive Director, Project Open Hand When people in our community are empowered to eat better and lead healthier lives, everyone benefits. That’s why Project Open Hand supports Proposition E, the tax on sugared beverages. Proposition E provides … Continue reading

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Leon’s Story: Thank Goodness for Project Open Hand

Leon has lived a full life. He has spent his years working in a variety of jobs, and though he’s never been rich, he’s usually had enough to provide for himself. Most recently, he worked as a driver for Mobility Plus, … Continue reading

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Give Hope, Give Soap

Project Open Hand is collecting toiletries for our clients, many of whom struggle to afford basic needs. Organize a toiletries drive at your workplace, church, school or gym - download our flyer to help spread the word! “Many of our clients have very limited … Continue reading

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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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