What we do.

Open Heart Kitchen is the largest hot meal program of its kind in the Tri­-Valley Area of Northern California, feeding the hungry 7 days a week across multiple locations in Pleasanton, Livermore and Dublin. There is no qualifying process and meals may be eaten at numerous serving sites or taken to go. Guests come from all walks of life and Open Heart Kitchen has become a safety net to those in need during challenging times. Last year, Open Heart Kitchen served more than 328,000 meals to those who needed it.


Hear stories from those we serve.

"Open Heart Kitchen has helped a lot. It's taken off a major stress for our family and allowed us to focus on other needs and priorities.“

"Im diabetic & it's hard to do meals for myself. OHK helps me stay out of hospital."

"I just want to say from the bottom of my heart to those who volunteer, donate, and to whomever continues to keep the community safety net holding up, THANK YOU ALL."

What’s new.

Learn more about what’s happening at Open Heart Kitchen.

Volunteer Spotlight

Thank you, Kaiser Permanente, for volunteering in our Senior Meal Program! This hard working team served meals at our Pleasanton Senior Center lunch location. Their fun energy was infections, and we loved seeing them sitting Read more…


Heart of California Party

Our annual benefit dinner and auction, the Heart of California Party, will be held on Friday, September 13th at the Palm Event Center in Pleasanton. Proceeds from the event go directly toward feeding the hungry Read more…