We Cook. We Deliver.
We Teach. We Care.
- - David, Open Hand Client
I would not be sitting here today without Open Hand, their volunteers, and these spectacular meals.
- - Jennifer, daughter of Open Hand Client
Open Hand allows us to feel confident that my mom is getting the nutrition she needs without having to worry about how we'll make it happen.
- - Precious, Open Hand Client
Open Hand has been there for me through open heart surgery and a stroke that severely affected my mobility. I haven't been able to go to the grocery store, so fresh produce from market baskets has been great! It's delicious and really helpful to me.
- - Open Hand Client
Open Hand's heart-healthy meals made it so much easier to manage my health... my doctors were incredibly impressed with how much managing my nutrition in this way contributed to my recovery from end-stage congestive heart failure.
Partner With Us
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.
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.
Advocating for Medically Tailored Meals on The Hill
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.Read More
Reflections on 2023
As I look back on this past year, I'm not sure that I've ever been more proud of how our Board, staff, volunteers, and numerous community partners pulled together to have an unprecedented year of positive impact on the many clients we serve.Read More
A Happy Haulerdays Surprise! Carvana Gifts 3 Longtime Volunteers with Cars
As part of Haulerdays – Carvana's annual initiative to celebrate the holidays by doing good in the communities they work and live in – they wanted to donate a car to one of our volunteer delivery drivers! We randomly selected three of our volunteer delivery drivers and sent Carvana their names and some background information. After review, they decided to surprise all three of these incredible volunteers with a car!Read More