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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Recipe of the Week: Mashed Garlic Cauliflower

Did you know cauliflower is in season all year long in Northern California? And, because of its numerous health benefits, cauliflower is considered a superfood. For instance, one serving of cauliflower  contains 77 percent of the recommended daily value of vitamin … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Volunteer

by Meghan Siroky, member of Project Open Hand’s Young Professionals Council I was listening to iTunes on shuffle, a risky move considering my large variety of songs—everything from Drake to White Stripes. This song titled “Together” by the band Rabbit … Continue reading

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Client Trades Crackers & Peanut Butter for ‘Meals with Love’

When you meet Marjorie, it’s like reconnecting with an old friend. Her friendly nature and warm smile quickly erase any notion that you haven’t met before. “Marjorie is one of the bright spots on my delivery route,” says Project Open … Continue reading

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Kevin’s Letter: “Running Because I Can”

by Kevin Winge, Project Open Hand Executive Director I’m not a runner. I’ve never run to catch a bus, let alone gone out to run for fun. That’s about to change. On September 7th, I will join 20,000 runners and … Continue reading

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