Spontaneous Facebook Outreach Brings Peanut Butter and Jelly to Homeless

Spontaneous Facebook Outreach Brings Peanut Butter and Jelly to Homeless

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pbj-sandwich.jpgA dozen do-gooders get together on Valencia Street in San Francisco once a month, laden with peanut butter, jelly, bread and sandwich bags. They make the sandwiches and immediately pass them out to homeless people. No federal subsidy, no foundation, no vouchers. No official sanction from anybody…

Just a good idea that is spreading, thanks to Jory John who posted the plan on Facebook.

Over the past few months, PBJ handouts have taken place in Los Angeles; Berkeley; Phoenix; Little Rock, Ark.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Austin, Texas; and London — there was a gathering just yesterday in Phoenix.

And, now, there is now a website

(Read more from the San Francisco Chronicle)

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