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The first ingredient in our meals is always love. Our made-from-scratch meals are nourishing, medically tailored and approved by a registered dietitian nutritionist to address specific health conditions.



There are many ways to give a gift and make an impact! Your generosity will provide delicious, nourishing meals and nutrition education to thousands of people who are home-bound or too sick to cook for themselves.



Help us deliver love, dignity and nutrition to neighbors in need by joining us in the kitchen, or taking a route to deliver meals directly to our clients' doors! Both individual and group opportunities available.

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We have many corporations, community groups, health systems, and more across Georgia who help our clients get the meals they need. We're grateful to have so many wonderful partners, and know that together, we can continue to serve even more Georgians in need.

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Food as Medicine

If all people with at least 1 diet sensitive condition received access to medically-tailored meals, in just the first year of service 1,594,000 hospitalizations
could be avoided.

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The Foundation of Our New Home

By: Matthew Pieper, Chief Executive Officer

As we near the finish line of our new campus and revel in the excitement that our next horizon brings, I can’t help but think of Open Hand’s earliest days of formation and years of operation. We should all never forget that the Open Hand of today (and tomorrow) was built atop the shoulders of amazing leaders who never gave up, no matter how daunting it was to tackle all the challenges that “Project Open Hand” faced. 

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From Our RDNs: The Complete Nutrition Guide to Living With HIV/AIDS

Through our funding from the Ryan White Department of HIV Elimination we put our years of expertise serving this community to further use. To increase viral load suppression and medication adherence we wanted to expand access to nutrition resources and provide the wraparound care that those living with HIV/AIDS require, several of our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists came together to write and print an educational handbook.

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Advocating for Medically Tailored Meals on The Hill

By: Matthew Pieper, Executive Director

On February 6 and 7, Senior Director of Client Services, Aleta McLean, and I will travel to Washington D.C. along with many of our colleagues in the national Food is Medicine Coalition. We will be meeting with legislature up on the Hill to discuss the Medically Tailored Home-Delivered Meals Demonstration Pilot Act and share data that underscores the need for Congress to take action.

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