28,102 Burritos served
since May 2016

Burrito Project SF has resumed monthly events. Sign up for our email list to find out about volunteer opportunities.


We’re a community-supported group that gets together to make and deliver burritos to the community in hunger or living on the street. We are 100% organized by volunteers and are passionate about bringing people together to make a difference. 100% of donations go towards purchasing ingredients and supplies to make and deliver food.


The next Burrito Project SF event is Monday, July 26, 2021. Burrito Project SF takes place on the last Monday of every month unless otherwise posted.


Our volunteer sign up sheet is sent out via our email list (sign up below) and posted on Facebook one week prior to our events. Please sign up for a volunteer shift before the event. If you are interested in volunteering as a group, please email us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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Event Overview

Each event takes three hours from start to finish. We post a sign up sheet for volunteer shifts on Facebook and via our email list one week prior to our events.

Our Volunteers

We welcome volunteers of all ages but ask that anyone under 18 come with a parent or guardian. Please register for a volunteer shift before the event.

What to Bring

All volunteers should wear comfortable, close-toed shoes. Delivery volunteers please bring a bag that can hold up to 20 burritos. Gloves and aprons are provided.


Food Preparation 4:00-5:00pm

Help us prepare our vegan rice, beans, and salsa! Expect to be slicing, dicing, and chopping. Aprons and gloves provided.

Burrito Assembly 5:00-5:45pm

Learn how to roll the perfect burrito from our team. Gloves and aprons will be provided, wear comfortable shoes.

Burrito Delivery 5:45–6:30pm

Whether walking, biking, on transit, or driving we’ll give you a quick orientation and send you to a specific location.

Kitchen Clean Up 6:00-7:00pm

Making burritos is fun but it can be messy! We also need your help to clean up and really appreciate it.

If you have any questions about volunteering, visit our FAQs page.



Burrito Project SF is a fiscally-sponsored project of Martin de Porres MDP Foundation and is 100% volunteer run. Your donations are completely tax deductible and 100% of your donations go directly toward purchasing and delivering food to people living with hunger or housing insecurity in San Francisco. If you’re interested in sponsoring an event or donating in-kind goods, please email us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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Meet our amazing volunteer organizers
Founder and Head Chef
Bean Counter
Chief Roller
Bean Boiler
Salsa Slinger
Master of Desserts
Disco Dicer
Delivery Dispatch

Our Story

Feeding our community since 2016

Burrito Project SF was founded in 2016 by Jimmy Ryan. A native of Los Angeles, Jimmy started as a volunteer at Burrito Project LA. When he moved to San Francisco, he started to volunteer at Martin de Porres House of Hospitality on a weekly basis. With the support of the community at Martin's, Burrito Project SF was launched. Since then Burrito Project SF has grown and is organized by a committee each month. Burrito Project SF is part of a national movement to provide a simple meal to improve the lives of people living in hunger or with housing insecurity. There are Burrito Projects located throughout North America including Los Angeles, Orange County, Oakland, Salt Lake City, and others. If you're interested in starting a Burrito Project in your city, feel free to contact us using the form below and we will be happy to help share our knowledge to help you get started.

Burrito Project SF is the perfect group volunteer activity for coworkers, non-profits, or social clubs! We can customize the volunteer experience to work with your team’s size and schedule.

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Get in touch

Use the form below to contact us about group volunteering, in-kind donations, event sponsorship, or any other questions.