San Francisco City Impact exist to intervene on behalf of the people in the inner city of San Francisco. It has been in the Tenderloin District (inner city of San Francisco) for 35 years. One morning, Roger Huang was getting off work, and witnessed a young boy getting beaten up. His heart was stricken from his own history of abuse in his family. On his way home, Roger couldn’t shake this moment. He felt God asking, “what if this was your son?” Roger said, “No one lays a hand on either of my sons. I would have helped him. Protected him.” God replied, “they’re all the same to Me…”
“San Francisco City Impact began with the heart to make a simple difference in the community around me.”
— Pastor Roger Huang, Founder and Executive Director of City Impact
Roger broke down before his wife, Maite, and they prayed. They decided to make 50 sandwiches the very next day to pass out to the community. Roger, his wife Maite, and family began a journey to serve in the Tenderloin, to find a need and fill it. They kept returning again and again into the buildings discovering desperate and dire situations—children, men, and woman. As they continued to serve and persevere, God has remained faithful. Today, City Impact has grown to over 8,000 volunteers a year, with multiple departments to serve and meet physical and spiritual needs of the community.
San Francisco City Impact exists to intervene on behalf of the people in the inner city of San Francisco. To learn more about volunteering, go to sfcityimpact.com/volunteer.