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.
Hard Hat Zone: An Update on Our New Home!
Spring is nearly upon us, which means summer is right around the corner. For myself and everyone else at Open Hand, that means the countdown is truly on as we look ahead towards moving into our new home at 1380 West Marietta Street. Every day we inch closer to the finish line.Read More
Open Hand Partners with ARCHI to Address Food Insecurity
We partnered with ARCHI (Atlanta Regional Commission for Health Improvement) and its Community Resource Hubs to provide six weeks' worth of meals to clients who screened positive for food insecurity. The goal was to meet the needs of low-income people who have been diagnosed with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol.Read More
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