Kindness, 1 Pizza Slice at a Time


Andrea Carla Michaels, right, during the Public Press' recent symposium on solutions to the homelessness crisis. Photo by Garrick Wong // Public Press

Andrea Carla Michaels is the San Francisco “Pizza Lady” who hands out pizza slices to the hungry and homeless. She talks about how it all began and why she keeps on feeding those in need in a city of extreme income inequality as well as of compassionate people.

San Francisco has evolved into have and have nots. And for me the nots are neighbors on the street.” — Andrea Carla Michaels, the “Pizza Lady” 


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A segment from our radio show, “Civic.” Listen daily at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on 102.5 FM, available in San Francisco.