CAA Northern California – Holiday Volunteering at Project Open Hand

November 17, 2018 San Francisco, CA

Location: San Francisco, CA

17 Nov 2018
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

730 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA

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Member – $5.00
Nonmember – $7.00

Join Cornell NorCal for a pre-holiday season community service event at one of our favorite SF nonprofits – Project Open Hand!

Project Open Hand is a nonprofit organization that provides meals with love to critically ill neighbors and seniors. Every day, Project Open Hand prepares 2,500 nutritious meals and provides 200 bags of healthy groceries to help sustain clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or health challenges of aging.

Please arrive on time so we can start our shift promptly at 9:30 am. We will be volunteering in either the Grocery Center or Kitchen. Grocery Center tasks may include sorting, bagging, culling food items, or stocking the Grocery Center shelves. Kitchen volunteers slice and dice whole food and help assemble meal packages. Current students and families are welcome to volunteer! However please note that all volunteers must be 15 years or older. 

Important Information
All volunteers must follow Project Open Hand’s dress code:
Closed-toe shoes
Shirts with sleeves (no tank tops)
Full length pants (no shorts/capris/ skirts, etc.)
Hats are also welcomed for volunteers who prefer not to wear hairnets

For information regarding public transportation and parking options, visit Project Open Hand’s website here. Please note that there is no parking lot on site.

Please contact Catherine Meng, ’09 with any questions. Proceeds go toward our two Cornell scholarship funds. Learn more about them here.


Date November 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am
Venue San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
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