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California Funds Nonprofits to Serve Food as Medicine

By Kellen Browning, KQED News Fix/California Healthline

Federico Guzmán moved from Mexico to San Francisco in 1992, fleeing anti-gay sentiment and searching for AIDS treatment.

He couldn’t find a job and sometimes went hungry until friends introduced him to Project Open Hand, a nonprofit organization that began serving free, nutritious meals to HIV patients in 1985.

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix/California Healthline.