A Grass-Roots Effort To Feed The Poor Is Growing, Burrito By Burrito

by Alan Greenblatt

Photo: Growing up, Liam Foley (left) was in charge of dishes and never cooked. He was still able to help chop the onions, though, at a burrito-making project for the poor in San Francisco [Alan Greenblatt/NPR]

The Burrito Project in San Francisco, an informal charity that makes and distributes about 500 burritos to the homeless once a month. On May 21, the group celebrated its second anniversary and rolled its 10,000th burrito.

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    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
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